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vocal
British English: /ˈvəʊk(ə)l/
American English: /ˈvoʊk(ə)l/

Translation of vocal in French:

also: vocals plural noun

  • ‘with Mick Jagger on vocals’
    ‘avec Mick Jagger au chant’
    who did the vocals?
    qui a assuré la partie vocale?
    to do the backing vocals
    faire les chœurs

adjective

  • 1
    (organs, range, music, sound)
    vocal
  • 2 (vociferous) (person, group)
    qui se fait entendre
    [pejorative]
    bruyant
    an increasingly vocal minority
    une minorité qui se fait entendre de plus en plus
    one of her most vocal critics
    un de ses critiques les plus intarissables

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