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Definición de “tone” en inglés

tone

noun (VOICE EXPRESSION)    /təʊn/ US  /toʊn/
B2 [U] a quality in the voice that expresses the speaker's feelings or thoughts, often towards the person being spoken to: I tried to use a sympathetic tone of voice. Don't speak to me in that tone of voice (= angrily), young lady! It wasn't so much what she said that annoyed me - it was her tone.Ways of speaking tones [plural] literary the quality of someone's voice: She recounted the story to me in shocked tones (= in a shocked voice). For more than half a century, the reassuring tones of BBC newscasters have informed British television viewers about world events.Describing qualities of the human voice [U] specialized phonetics a change in how high or low the voice is that can change the meaning of a word or sentence
(Definition of tone noun (VOICE EXPRESSION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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