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voiced

[voist] /vɔɪst/
adjective
1.
having a voice of a specified kind (usually used in combination):
shrill-voiced.
2.
expressed vocally:
his voiced opinion.
3.
Phonetics. pronounced with glottal vibrations; phonated (contrasted with voiceless):
“b,” “v,” and “z” are voiced.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; voice + -ed2, -ed3
Related forms
voicedness
[voi-sid-nis, voist-nis] /ˈvɔɪ sɪd nɪs, ˈvɔɪst nɪs/ (Show IPA),
noun
multivoiced, adjective
well-voiced, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for multi-voiced

voiced

/vɔɪst/
adjective
1.
declared or expressed by the voice
2.
(in combination) having a voice as specified: loud-voiced
3.
(phonetics) articulated with accompanying vibration of the vocal cords: in English (b) is a voiced consonant Compare voiceless
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