Definitions for labialization

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la•bi•al•izeˈleɪ bi əˌlaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to articulate (a sound) with the lips rounded.

    Category: Phonetics

Origin of labialize:

1865–70

la`bi•al•i•za′tion(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. labialization(Noun)

    A secondary articulatory feature of usually consonants that involves the contraction or rounding of the labia during pronunciation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Labialization(noun)

    the modification of an articulation by contraction of the lip opening

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