Definition of prevocalized in English:

prevocalized

adjective

  • Phonetics. Of a consonant: preceded by a vowel.

Origin

Late 19th century. From pre- + vocalized. Compare postvocalized.

Pronunciation

prevocalized

/ˌpriːˈvəʊk(ə)lʌɪzd//ˌpriːˈvəʊkəlʌɪzd/