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English definition of “mute”

mute

adjective
 
 
/mjuːt/
THOUGHT expressed in thoughts but not in speech or writing: The president has remained mute about whether he will resign. I gazed at her in mute admiration.Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysisCommunicating and keeping in touch
NOT SPEAKING unable to speak for physical or mental reasons: a school for deaf and mute childrenHandicap and the disabled
(Definition of mute from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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