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"hoarse" in British English

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hoarseadjective

uk   /hɔːs/  us   /hɔːrs/
hoarsely
adverb uk   /hɔːs.li/  us   /hɔːrs.li/
hoarseness
noun [U] uk   /hɔːs.nəs/  us   /hɔːrs.nəs/
(Definition of hoarse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hoarseadjective

 us   /hɔrs, hoʊrs/
(of a ​voice) ​soundingweak and not very well ​controlled, often because it has been used too much or the ​speaker has a ​cold: He was hoarse from ​shouting.
(Definition of hoarse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hoarse”
in Korean 쉰…
in Arabic مَبْحوح…
in Malaysian garau…
in French enroué…
in Russian хриплый…
in Chinese (Traditional) (嗓音)嘶啞的…
in Italian rauco…
in Turkish boğuk, kısık, tırmalayıcı…
in Polish ochrypły…
in Spanish ronco…
in Vietnamese (giọng nói) cộc cằn và khàn khàn, (người) có giọng nói khàn khàn…
in Portuguese rouco…
in Thai (เสียง) แหบห้าว…
in German heiser…
in Catalan ronc…
in Japanese 声がかすれた, ハスキーな…
in Chinese (Simplified) (嗓音)嘶哑的…
in Indonesian parau, serak…
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