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English definition of “voiceless”


adjective     /ˈvɔɪs.ləs/
literary describes a group of people who do not have the power or the legal right to express their opinions : A committed socialist , he upheld the rights of the voiceless and the underprivileged .Powerful people and dictators specialized phonetics (of a speech sound ) produced without making the vocal cords move → Opposite voiced
(Definition of voiceless adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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