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“vocal cords” in British English

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vocal cordsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈvəʊ.kəl ˌkɔːdz/ us /ˈvoʊ.kəl ˌkɔːrdz/ also vocal folds

(Definition of “vocal cords” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“vocal cords” in American English

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vocal cordsplural noun

us /ˈvoʊ·kəl ˌkɔrdz/

a pair of folds at the upper end of the throat that produce sound when air from the lungs moves over them

(Definition of “vocal cords” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)