tr.v. un·round·ed, un·round·ing, un·rounds
To pronounce (a sound) with the lips in a flattened or neutral position.
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not round
vb (tr)
(Linguistics) to release (lips) from a rounded position, esp in pronunciation
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1. to articulate (an ordinarily rounded vowel) without rounding the lips.
2. to extend (the lips) laterally in a spread or neutral position.
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Percentage change in population is calculated based on the unrounded population.
Note: All ratios and percentage changes in this document are based on unrounded numbers.