Definition of mute button in English:

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mute button

noun

A button that can be pressed to temporarily halt the sound on a television, telephone, remote, or other apparatus.
Example sentences
  • The dealer had to quickly press the mute button on his phone so the customer couldn't hear his roars of laughter.
  • Yawning, Seth grabbed the remote and pressed the mute button.
  • She inched again towards the television and pressed the mute button.

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Syllabification: mute but·ton

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