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1) nasalize. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...TRANSITIVE & tr. & intr.v.Inflected forms: na·sal·ized, na·sal·iz·ing, na·sal·iz·es To make nasal or produce nasal sounds. nasal·i·zation (nz-li-zshn) -NOUN...

2) nom de plume. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...spelled noms de plume, and both nom and noms are pronounced NON, with the second n sound nasalized. Pen name is better for English use. See AKA; FOREIGN PHRASES;...

3) en route. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...words, although one-word versions do occur, and we pronounce it en ROOT, ahn ROOT, or in the nasalized French way, awng ROOT. Its usage problems include the careless...

4) nasal. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...passes out the nose, as in the pronunciation of the consonants (m), (n), and (ng) or the nasalized vowel of French bon. 3. Characterized by or resembling a resonant...

5) raison d'etre. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...rai- or re-ZAWN DET-ruh, sometimes with the end of the second syllable of raison nasalized in the French fashion. See FOREIGN PHRASES. 1...

6) huh-uh, oh-oh, uh-huh, uh-oh, uh-uh. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...unpleasant surprise. In speech, the vowels in all these locutions are often somewhat nasalized. 1...

7) HYPERFOREIGNISMS. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...French way of saying it, either. Alas, the usual two-syllable French LANZH-REE, with a nasalized first vowel, comes in many American variants, the most common of...

8) avant-garde, cutting edge, leading edge, van, vanguard. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...and an approximation of the French, uh-VAHN-GAHR, usually with the middle syllable nasalized. Leading edge and the cliché cutting edge are now high-frequency replacements...

9) envelope. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...century, and the first syllable acquired the pronunciation (n) as an approximation to the nasalized French pronunciation. Gradually the word has become anglicized...

10) Pronunciation Key. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. 2000
...f r´-) [ back ] Note 3. The Dictionary uses to reflect that the preceding vowel is nasalized. In French four nasalized vowels occur, as in the phrase un bon vin blanc:...

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