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unvoiced

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈvɔɪst/

Translation of unvoiced in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (not expressed) [fears/resentment/opinions] no expresado or manifestado
    Example sentences
    • She executes her role as the lone family friend with a perfect unvoiced presence - her understanding of their isolation is touching.
    • As she points out in her excellent introduction, here we are hearing an implicit, unvoiced apprehension about her background.
    • An unvoiced sob now hovered behind her words, making her sound intolerably vulnerable to this new enemy, but there was nothing she could do about it.
    1.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] sordo
    Example sentences
    • This invention presents a voicing determination algorithm for classification of a speech signal segment as voiced or unvoiced.
    • The difference between voiced and unvoiced cognate consonants in the initial position appears to be highly dependent upon voice-onset-time (VOT).

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