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6 entries found for voice.
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Main Entry: 1voice
Pronunciation: primarystressvodotis
Function: noun
1 a : sound produced by vertebrates in the larynx or syrinx; especially : sound so produced by human beings (as in speaking) b : the power of speaking <lost my voice>
2 a : musical sound produced by the vocal cords b : the ability to sing <a singer with a great voice> c : 1SINGER <one of the finest voices of our time> d : one of the melodic parts in a vocal or instrumental composition e : condition of the vocal organs for singing <in good voice>
3 : a sound like a vocal sound <the voice of the cricket>
4 : a medium of expression <the newspaper was the voice of optimism>
5 a : wish, choice, or opinion openly or formally expressed <the law was passed despite many opposing voices> b : the right to express a wish, choice, or opinion <students want a voice in school affairs>
6 : a grammatical form showing the relation between the subject of a verb and the action which the verb expresses
- with one voice : in total agreement

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