neutralization: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (n"tru-lu-zā'shun, ny"-), [key]
- the act, process, or an instance of neutralizing.
- the quality or condition of being neutralized.
- the loss of a distinctive feature of one of a pair of phonemes that are otherwise differentiated on the basis of that feature, as the loss of voice as a distinctive feature between the -t- and -d- of latter and ladder.
- neutralization (Thesaurus)