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muteadjective

uk   us   /mjuːt/
(of a person) unable or unwilling to speak, or (of an activity) silent: a mute child The president has remained mute about plans to curtail the number of immigrants. I gazed at her in mute admiration.

mutenoun [C]

uk   us   /mjuːt/
a button or other device on a musical instrument that can be fixed in order to make it quieter old-fashioned offensive a person who is not able to speak

muteverb [T]

uk   us   /mjuːt/
If you mute a noise, you do something to make it less loud: Double glazing muted the noise of the traffic.
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