Definition of soundproof in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsaʊn(d)pruːf/


Preventing, or constructed of material that prevents, the passage of sound: a sheet of soundproof glass a soundproof, windowless room
More example sentences
  • By installing soundproof glass on the upper floor, we have succeeded in creating different sound zones with distinct moods.
  • The glass was soundproof, but Zac read lips very well.
  • Forget soundproof windows; how about just designing room doors so they don't slam shut so loudly as to wake guests in the next room?


[with object]
Make (a room or building) resistant to the passage of sound: the rehearsal room’s well soundproofed
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  • Of the practice rooms, 70 had to be soundproofed so that noise from one did not leak to its neighbours.
  • Apart from ensuring the entire premises is air conditioned both men also highlighted that parts of the premises will also be soundproofed to ensure one activity will not interfere with others.
  • A few more steps takes you through to the 400 seat auditorium that has been soundproofed with wooden panelled walls and tiers down to overlook a lovely proscenium.

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