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English definition of “sotto voce”

sotto voce

adverb, adjective uk   /ˌsɒt.əʊˈvəʊ.tʃeɪ/ us    /ˌsɑː.t̬oʊˈvoʊ-/ formal
(said) in a quiet voice so that only people near can hear: The remark was uttered sotto voce.Ways of speakingForeign words and phrases used in English
(Definition of sotto voce from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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