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soundproof

adjective sound·proof \ ˈsau̇n(d)-ˌprüf \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

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First Known Use of soundproof

circa 1878

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soundproof

verb

Definition of soundproof

soundproofed; soundproofing; soundproofs
: to insulate so as to obstruct the passage of sound

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First Known Use of soundproof

1919

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SOUNDPROOF Defined for English Language Learners

soundproof

Definition of soundproof for English Language Learners

  • : not allowing sound to enter or leave


soundproof

Definition of soundproof for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something) soundproof


SOUNDPROOF Defined for Kids

soundproof

adjective sound·proof \ ˈsau̇nd-ˈprüf \

Definition of soundproof for Students

: capable of keeping sound from entering or escaping


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