devocalize

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de·vo·cal·ize

 (dē-vō′kə-līz′)
tr.v. de·vo·cal·ized, de·vo·cal·iz·ing, de·vo·cal·iz·es
To devoice.

de·vo′cal·i·za′tion (-kə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

de•vo•cal•ize

(diˈvoʊ kəˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to devoice.
[1875–80]
de•vo`cal•i•za′tion, n.

devocalize


Past participle: devocalized
Gerund: devocalizing

Imperative
devocalize
devocalize
Present
I devocalize
you devocalize
he/she/it devocalizes
we devocalize
you devocalize
they devocalize
Preterite
I devocalized
you devocalized
he/she/it devocalized
we devocalized
you devocalized
they devocalized
Present Continuous
I am devocalizing
you are devocalizing
he/she/it is devocalizing
we are devocalizing
you are devocalizing
they are devocalizing
Present Perfect
I have devocalized
you have devocalized
he/she/it has devocalized
we have devocalized
you have devocalized
they have devocalized
Past Continuous
I was devocalizing
you were devocalizing
he/she/it was devocalizing
we were devocalizing
you were devocalizing
they were devocalizing
Past Perfect
I had devocalized
you had devocalized
he/she/it had devocalized
we had devocalized
you had devocalized
they had devocalized
Future
I will devocalize
you will devocalize
he/she/it will devocalize
we will devocalize
you will devocalize
they will devocalize
Future Perfect
I will have devocalized
you will have devocalized
he/she/it will have devocalized
we will have devocalized
you will have devocalized
they will have devocalized
Future Continuous
I will be devocalizing
you will be devocalizing
he/she/it will be devocalizing
we will be devocalizing
you will be devocalizing
they will be devocalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been devocalizing
you have been devocalizing
he/she/it has been devocalizing
we have been devocalizing
you have been devocalizing
they have been devocalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been devocalizing
you will have been devocalizing
he/she/it will have been devocalizing
we will have been devocalizing
you will have been devocalizing
they will have been devocalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been devocalizing
you had been devocalizing
he/she/it had been devocalizing
we had been devocalizing
you had been devocalizing
they had been devocalizing
Conditional
I would devocalize
you would devocalize
he/she/it would devocalize
we would devocalize
you would devocalize
they would devocalize
Past Conditional
I would have devocalized
you would have devocalized
he/she/it would have devocalized
we would have devocalized
you would have devocalized
they would have devocalized
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The bill, called "Logan's Law" in memory of a show dog whose breeder had him devocalized and later gave him up, prohibits so-called "de-barking," the cutting of an animal's vocal cords to quiet the voice.
Far more flagrant were operas-into-ballets that devocalized the original scores: London witnessed a wholly danced version of Auber's La Muette de Portici at the King's Theatre in 1829, and a similar redaction of Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable a decade later.
One would have lifted a requirement to file with city and town clerks written certificates on dogs that have been devocalized, as is done when dogs are spayed and neutered.
I agree that it is a barbaric and inhumane procedure, but, frankly, I have not heard of one person in this state who has had a dog devocalized.
Pierannunzi of Revere, the North Shore coordinator of the Coalition to Protect and Rescue Pets, the sponsor of the bill, said there is no way of knowing if dogs have been devocalized, because there are no records kept.
Dubbed "Logan's Law," in memory of a show dog devocalized and then abandoned by his breeder, the bill would prohibit vocal cord surgery except to treat disease, injury or congenital abnormality.
Shelter executives maintain devocalized animals are surrendered to them just like those who still have their natural voice, and that barking is not cause for euthanasia.
They note many devocalized dogs have been surrendered to shelters and that responsible ownership, not devocalization, is what prevents abandonment.
In addition, a devocalized dog or cat may develop behavioral problems to compensate for their inability to express themselves, including increased aggression and biting," Ms.
Humane societies and animal shelters disagree, pointing out that devocalized dogs are abandoned just like any other dogs.