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unvoiced

[ uhn-voist ]
/ ʌnˈvɔɪst /
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for unvoiced

unvoiced
/ (ʌnˈvɔɪst) /

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