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Definition of nasalize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nasalize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//ˈneɪzlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈneɪzlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they nasalize
BrE BrE//ˈneɪzlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈneɪzlaɪz//
 
he / she / it nasalizes
BrE BrE//ˈneɪzlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈneɪzlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple nasalized
BrE BrE//ˈneɪzlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈneɪzlaɪzd//
 
past participle nasalized
BrE BrE//ˈneɪzlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈneɪzlaɪzd//
 
-ing form nasalizing
BrE BrE//ˈneɪzlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈneɪzlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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nasalize something (phonetics) to produce a speech sound, especially a vowel, with the air in the nose vibrating
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nasalize