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English definition of “mute”

mute

adjective     /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 .Handicap and the disabled
(Definition of mute adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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