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soundproof

[ sound-proof ]
/ ˈsaʊndˌpruf /
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adjective
impervious to sound.
verb (used with object)
to cause to be soundproof.
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Origin of soundproof

First recorded in 1875–80; sound1 + -proof

OTHER WORDS FROM soundproof

soundproofing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for soundproof

soundproof
/ (ˈsaʊndˌpruːf) /

adjective
not penetrable by sound
verb
(tr) to render soundproof
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