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voice

noun [C/U]  /vɔɪs/ us  

voice noun [C/U] (SOUNDS)

the sound made when people speak or sing, or the ability to make such a sound: [C] She spoke in a low, soft voice, and I had to ask her to speak louder. [C] I heard the murmur of voices. [C] I’ve been talking so much that my voice is getting hoarse. [U] I’ve got a cold and I’m losing my voice (= becoming unable to speak).

voice noun [C/U] (OPINION)

an expression of opinion, or the right to express an opinion: [C] The senator added his voice to the protest. [U] The kids want to have a voice in where we go on our vacation.

voice noun [C/U] (GRAMMAR)

grammar /vɔɪs/ [C] the relationship between the subject of the verb and the action described by the verb, or the forms of a verb that show this relationship

voice

verb [T]  /vɔɪs/ us  

voice verb [T] (OPINION)

to express esp. an opinion or feeling: Opponents also voiced concern about the potential traffic produced by the project.
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