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voice-over

noun [C] uk   /ˈvɔɪs.əʊ.vər/ us    /-oʊ.vɚ/
on a television programme or film, the spoken words of a person that you cannot see: Famous actors often provide voice-overs for adverts.Broadcasting in general
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