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voice British & World English

The sound produced in a person’s larynx and uttered through the mouth, as speech or song

voice English Thesaurus

there was great dismay when the starlet lost her voice

in voice British & World English

In proper vocal condition for singing or speaking

chest voice British & World English

The lowest register of the voice in singing or speaking

head voice British & World English

One of the high registers of the voice in speaking or singing, above chest voice

voice coil British & World English

A coil of wire that drives the cone of a loudspeaker according to the signal current flowing in it

voice-over British & World English

A piece of narration in a film or broadcast, not accompanied by an image of the speaker

voice vote British & World English

A vote taken by noting the relative strength and volume of calls of aye and no

voice-over New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

text of a film etc. spoken off-screen

active voice British & World English

A form or set of forms of a verb in which the subject is typically the person or thing performing the action and which can take a direct object (e.g. she loved him as opposed to the passive form he was loved)

passive voice British & World English

A form or set of forms of a verb in which the subject undergoes the action of the verb (e.g. they were killed as opposed to the active form he killed them)

voice channel British & World English

A channel with a bandwidth sufficiently great to accommodate speech

voice-activated British & World English

(Of an electronic device) able to be controlled by spoken commands

give voice to British & World English

Allow (a particular emotion or opinion) to be expressed

with one voice British & World English

In complete agreement; unanimously

voice recognition British & World English

Computer analysis of the human voice, especially for the purposes of interpreting words and phrases or identifying an individual voice

still small voice British & World English

The voice of one’s conscience (with reference to 1 Kings 19:12)

Voice of America British & World English

An official US radio station founded in 1942, operated by the Board for International Broadcasting, that broadcasts around the world in English and other languages

voice recognition technology British & World English

The technology that enables a machine or computer program to receive and interpret dictation or to understand and carry out spoken commands

tone British & World English

A modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood

a voice in the wilderness British & World English

An unheeded advocate of reform (see Matt. 3:3 etc.)

in voice in voice British & World English

In proper vocal condition for singing or speaking

give voice to in voice British & World English

Allow (a particular emotion or opinion) to be expressed

with one voice in voice British & World English

In complete agreement; unanimously

voicemail British & World English

A centralized electronic system which can store messages from telephone callers

voiceprint British & World English

A visual record of speech, analysed with respect to frequency, duration, and amplitude

still small voice in still1 British & World English

The voice of one’s conscience (with reference to 1 Kings 19:12)

a voice in the wilderness in wilderness British & World English

An unheeded advocate of reform (see Matt. 3:3 etc.)


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