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[fuh-net-uh-sahyz, foh-] /fəˈnɛt əˌsaɪz, foʊ-/

verb (used with object), phoneticized, phoneticizing.
to represent (speech) in writing by means of a system in which individual symbols correspond regularly with speech sounds.
to increase the regularity of correspondence between sound and symbol in (a writing system):
a proposal for a new system of phoneticized English spelling.


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