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Definition of palatalize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

palatalize

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈpælət̮lˌaɪz//
 
palatalize something (phonetics)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they palatalize
 
he / she / it palatalizes
 
past simple palatalized
 
-ing form palatalizing
 
 
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to make a speech sound by putting your tongue against or near your hard palate
palatalization
 
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NAmE//ˌpælət̮l̩əˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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