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unvoiced

[uhn-voist] /ʌnˈvɔɪst/
adjective
1.
not voiced; not uttered:
unvoiced complaints.
2.
Phonetics. voiceless; without voice; surd:
unvoiced consonants.
Origin of unvoiced
1855-1860
1855-60; un-1 + voiced

unvoice

[uhn-vois] /ʌnˈvɔɪs/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), unvoiced, unvoicing. Phonetics
1.
Origin
1630-40; un-2 + voice
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British Dictionary definitions for unvoiced

unvoiced

/ʌnˈvɔɪst/
adjective
1.
not expressed or spoken
2.
articulated without vibration of the vocal cords; voiceless

unvoice

/ʌnˈvɔɪs/
verb (transitive)
1.
to pronounce without vibration of the vocal cords
2.
another word for devoice
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