unvoiced

[ uhn-voist ]
/ ʌnˈvɔɪst /

adjective

not voiced; not uttered: unvoiced complaints.
Phonetics. voiceless; without voice; surd: unvoiced consonants.

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Origin of unvoiced

First recorded in 1855–60; un-1 + voiced

Definition for unvoiced (2 of 2)

unvoice
[ uhn-vois ]
/ ʌnˈvɔɪs /

verb (used with or without object), un·voiced, un·voic·ing. Phonetics.

Origin of unvoice

First recorded in 1630–40; un-2 + voice
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British Dictionary definitions for unvoiced (1 of 2)

unvoiced
/ (ʌnˈvɔɪst) /

adjective

not expressed or spoken
articulated without vibration of the vocal cords; voiceless

British Dictionary definitions for unvoiced (2 of 2)

unvoice
/ (ʌnˈvɔɪs) /

verb (tr)

to pronounce without vibration of the vocal cords
another word for devoice
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