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devoice

[dee-vois] /diˈvɔɪs/
verb (used with object), devoiced, devoicing.
1.
to pronounce (an ordinarily voiced speech sound) without vibration of the vocal cords; make voiceless.
verb (used without object), devoiced, devoicing.
2.
to devoice a speech sound.
Also, unvoice.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; de- + voice
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British Dictionary definitions for de-voice

devoice

/diːˈvɔɪs/
verb
1.
(transitive) (phonetics) to make (a voiced speech sound) voiceless
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