A piece of narration in a film or broadcast, not accompanied by an image of the speaker: the budget is summarized in a voice-over at the end of the news [mass noun]: the coordination of live voice-over, music, and slides [as modifier]: voice-over dialogue
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- The intrigue is accompanied by a voice-over commentary, just in case you don't understand, and haphazard flashbacks to remind you of her traumatic childhood.
- There is no dialogue, but a pompous voice-over narration explains everything that is going on, just in case we are too dim to figure it out.
- On the actual broadcast, voice-overs and promos pretty much ruined the piece.
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