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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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