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Definition of voiced

1 : having or furnished with a voice especially of a specified kind often used in combinationsoft-voiced
2 : uttered with vocal cord vibration a voiced consonant

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“M” is a voiced consonant. a loudly voiced expression of pain
Recent Examples on the Web David Whelan described the case as political and voiced hope that the U.S. government will help gain his freedom. Vladimir Isachenkov, The Christian Science Monitor, "Justice denied? Russian court convicts American of spying.," 15 June 2020 Days after Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne first voiced support for an investigation in late April, Beijing's ambassador to Australia, Chen Jingye, suggested Chinese people might retaliate with a boycott. Joshua Berlinger, CNN, "Australian sentenced to death in China for smuggling drugs," 13 June 2020 But the attorney general’s report, released on June 5, voiced concern that the infected workers may have spread the virus to several other villages. Bruno Kelley, National Geographic, "Disaster looms for indigenous Amazon tribes as COVID-19 cases multiply," 12 June 2020 Berkowitz has been supportive of people participating in those demonstrations, and voiced support of upcoming Juneteenth celebrations. Aubrey Wieber, Anchorage Daily News, "Mayor Berkowitz: Anchorage is in a ‘hyper vigilant position’ as COVID-19 cases spike," 12 June 2020 Bolsonaro has pushed to end state quarantine measures and voiced support for protesters who want the military to shutdown Congress and the Supreme Court, and allow the economy to reopen. Fox News, "As Brazil sees record deaths, Bolsonaro proclaims: Death is 'everyone’s destiny'," 6 June 2020 Her characters start telling us about their lives, and those lives are suddenly palpable, vital, voiced. James Wood, The New Yorker, "A Début Novel’s Immersive Urgency," 1 June 2020 His deep-voiced drawl was featured on at least a dozen mixtapes created by the group’s leader, Robert Earl Davis Jr., aka DJ Screw. NBC News, "Family-friendly protest events find traction on Facebook," 3 June 2020 Among the new faces for S3, Harriet Walter is a sheer delight as Dasha, a chain-smoking, raspy-voiced former Olympic gymnast turned brutal assassin for the Twelve (and trainer of the next generation of brutal female assassins). Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Family affairs: Everyone learns they can’t go home again in Killing Eve S3," 2 June 2020

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First Known Use of voiced

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Voiced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voiced. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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How to pronounce voiced (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of voiced

: having a voice of a particular kind
technical, of a sound : made by moving your vocal cords


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Kids Definition of voiced

1 : having a voice of a specified kind loud-voiced
2 : spoken with vibration of the vocal cords : not silent the voiced consonants \b\, \d\, and \t͟h\

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