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Noun: vocalism  'vow-ku,li-z(u)m
  1. The system of vowels used in a particular language
    - vowel system
  2. The sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    "a singer takes good care of his vocalism";
    - voice, vocalization, vocalisation [Brit], phonation, vox

Derived forms: vocalisms

Type of: communication, phonemic system