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English definition of “voice”


noun     /vɔɪs/
SOUNDS [C] B1 the sounds that you make when you speak or sing : I could hear voices in the next room . Jessie has a beautiful singing voice. Could you please keep your voices down (= speak more quietly )? He raised his voice (= spoke more loudly ) so that everyone could hear .Phonology and phoneticsWays of speakingSinging in general
lose your voice B2 to become unable to speak , often because of an illness : She had a bad cold and was losing her voice.Describing qualities of the human voiceColds and fluFevers and infectious diseases
OPINION [C] someone's opinion about a particular subject : The programme gives people the opportunity to make their voices heard .Opinions, beliefs and points of view
PERSON [no plural] someone who expresses the opinions or wishes of a group of people : It's important that students have a voice on the committee . → See also passive nounExpressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
(Definition of voice noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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