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- noun Alternative spelling of
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- noun the act of nasalizing; the utterance of sounds modulated by the nasal resonators
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It had hardly any of the strident nasalisation of much American speech.
The ultra-provincial twang which we still hear amongst the servant-classes of Lancashire and Yorkshire, and which is so notable in the nouveau riche, modified by traditional nasalisation and, as in Australia, by climatic influences, is American and, therefore, the purest of English utterances.