Definitions for labializeˈleɪ bi əˌlaɪz

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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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. round, labialize, labialise(verb)

    pronounce with rounded lips


  1. labialize(Verb)

    To round, make (a sound, notably a consonant) labial.

  2. Origin: From labial (from labium) + the causative suffix -ize.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Labialize(verb)

    to modify by contraction of the lip opening


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