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inaudible

[ in-aw-duh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈɔ də bəl /
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adjective

not audible; incapable of being heard.

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Origin of inaudible

First recorded in 1595–1605; in-3 + audible

OTHER WORDS FROM inaudible

in·au·di·bil·i·ty, in·au·di·ble·ness, nounin·au·di·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inaudible

inaudible
/ (ɪnˈɔːdəbəl) /

adjective

not loud enough to be heard; not audible

Derived forms of inaudible

inaudibility or inaudibleness, nouninaudibly, adverb
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