Meaning of “nasal vowel” in the English Dictionary

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"nasal vowel" in British English

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nasal vowelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌneɪ.zəl ˈvaʊəl/ us /ˌneɪ.zəl ˈvaʊəl/ specialized

a vowel sound in which some air escapes through the nose

(Definition of “nasal vowel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)