devocalise (Brit.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalize)

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  • devocalise — /diˈvoʊkəlaɪz/ (say dee vohkuhluyz) verb (t) (devocalised, devocalising) → devoice. Also, devocalize. –devocalisation /diˌvoʊkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say dee.vohkuhluy zayshuhn), noun …  

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