voice

voice(
voys
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sound)
a. la voz
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I recognized her voice at once.Reconocí su voz al momento.
2. (grammar)
a. la voz
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I need to practice using the active voice in my essays.Necesito practicar usando la voz activa en mis ensayos.
3. (opinion)
a. la voz
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Even though I didn't pay attention, his was the voice of reason.Aunque no le presté atención, él tenía la voz de la razón.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to state)
a. expresar
They had to voice their rejection of the plan.Tuvieron que expresar su rechazo del plan.
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voice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of person)
a. la voz
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to raise/lower one's voicelevantar/bajar la voz
at the top of one's voicea voz en grito
to lose one's voicequedarse afónico(a)
voice boxlaringe f
2. (computers)
a.
voice recognitionreconocimiento de voz
3. (grammar)
a.
active/passive voicevoz activa/pasiva
4. (idioms)
a.
the voice of reasonla voz de la razón
with one voiceunánimemente
to make one's voice heardhacerse oír
to give voice to one's feelingsexpresar or manifestar los sentimientos
these reforms would give small parties a voiceestas reformas darían voz a los partidos minoritarios
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (opinion, feelings)
a. expresar
6. (linguistics)
a. sonorizar (consonant)
voice [vɔɪs]
noun
1 (sound, faculty of speech) voz (f)
she heard a voice calling her name a voice could be heard at the back of the room his voice broke with emotion con la emoción se le quebró la voz his voice hasn't broken yet
I didn't recognize your voice no he reconocido tu voz
I recognised you by your voice the kettle started to add its slow voice the various voices of the sea the voice of God
her voice sounded cold se notaba un dejo de frialdad en su voz; man's/woman's voice voz de hombre/mujer; if you carry on shouting, you won't have any voice left si sigues gritando te vas a quedar afónica or sin voz; he is a voice (crying) in the wilderness está predicando en el desierto
he added his voice to opposition critics unió su voz a las críticas de la oposición
he has added his voice to the growing criticism over the handling of the crisis The church has added its voice to those challenging the rule of President Milosevic
to find one's voice recuperar el habla; encontrar su medio de expresión
Anna found her voice. "I am afraid I cannot accept your gift" At last he found his voice "Kevin should have warned me" Todd was taken aback. It took him a moment to find his voice. "But that's crazy," he protested she found her voice at last the shock helped her find her voice They found their voice in rap music he never had to work hard in order to develop a style or find a voice The picture of the young writer struggling alone in his bedsit, finding his voice and hitting the bright lights without help and encouragement, has been mostly wishful thinking the poems in which he found his true voice the hope that honest human emotion will prevail and find a voice the self that could not find its voice the navy seems to have found a voice to challenge the prevailing army-centred view of defence policy Having found their voice, some fund managers want a bigger role in running UK plc, not confined to sermons about salaries
to give voice to sth dar expresión a algo
the community radio station gave voice to the opinions of local people
to hear voices oír voces
human voice voz (f) humana
word processors that respond to the human voice
in a deep voice en tono grave
in a loud/low voice en voz alta/baja; in a small voice con voz queda
"they're here," she said in a low voice to say sth in a [gentle] voice "we won!" she said in an excited voice he told his story in a flat voice
inner voice voz (f) interior
Listen to your inner voice
a voice inside me una voz en mi interior
He say he had a voice inside him telling him which way to go a voice inside me continued to ask how I could go on believing in God to [keep] one's voice down we must keep our voices down or we'll wake Mary's baby
if you don't keep your voices down, you'll have to leave si no hablan más bajo tendrán que irse
keep your voice down! ¡no levantes la voz!
to lose one's voice quedarse afónico or sin voz
I had to be careful not to get a sore throat and lose my voice
to lower one's voice bajar la voz
to raise one's voice alzar or levantar la voz
he never swore or raised his voice nunca decía palabrotas o alzaba levantaba la voz she raised her voice in protest
the voice of reason la voz de la razón
the still small voice of God
at the top of one's voice a voz en grito; a voz en cuello
"you've put on weight!" he exclaimed at the top of his voice
he yelled at the top of his voice gritó con todas sus fuerzas or a voz en cuello
a voice (crying) in the [wilderness] with one voice
to speak with one voice (about sth) expresar una opinión unánime (con respecto a algo)
the country spoke with one voice on world affairs to like the sound of one's own voice
to like the sound of one's own voice
he does like the sound of his own voice cómo le gusta oírse hablar
it was obvious that Ross liked the sound of his own voice she accused him of being a pompous idiot who liked the sound of his own voice
2 (Mús) voz (f)
she has a beautiful (singing) voice tiene una voz preciosa (para el canto); canta muy bien; a piece for voice and piano una pieza para voz y piano; bass/contralto/soprano/tenor voice voz (f) de bajo/contralto/soprano/tenor; to be in good voice estar bien de voz
Jose Carreras was in fine voice
3 (opinion) voz (f)
the voice of the people/nation la voz del pueblo/de la nación
governments should listen to the voice of the people to [have] a voice in sth students should have a voice in the way universities are run los estudiantes deberían tener voz en la forma en que se administran las universidades
to have a/no voice in the matter tener/no tener voz en el asunto
they'll have no voice in how you operate your company the government simply refuses to listen to the voice of the opposition
there were no dissenting voices no hubo opiniones en contra; she is a respected voice in the women's movement es una voz respetada dentro del movimiento feminista
4 (spokesperson) portavoz (m)
5 (Phon) sonoridad (f)
6 (Gram)
active/passive voice voz (f) activa/pasiva; in the active/passive voice en (voz) activa/pasiva
transitive verb
1 [+opinion, feelings, concern, support] expresar
you're welcome to voice your opinion you owe it to your husband to voice your fears he's known for voicing an opinion on everything teach your children to voice their feelings The ministers were also expected to voice strong support for local councils to voice (one's) opposition to sth
he felt obliged to voice his opposition to the war se sintió obligado a expresar su oposición a la guerra
those wishing to contact the station to voice their disapproval, should write to BBC Scotland
2 (Phon) [+consonant] sonorizar
3 (Mús) [+wind instrument] templar
modifier
voice box (n) laringe (f)
voice mail (n) (Telec) buzón (m) de voz
voice part (n) (Mús) parte (f) cantable
voice production (n) producción (f) de voz
There were several books on voice production which she took home with her. But she felt silly trying out the exercises in her room. "Hah, hah, hah, hah. Hee, hee, hee, hee"
voice range (n) registro (m) de voz
voice recognition (n) reconocimiento (m) de la voz
voice synthesis (n) síntesis (f) de voz
voice synthesizer (n) sintetizador (m) de voz
voice training (n) educación (f) de la voz
voice vote (n) (US) (Pol) voto (m) oral
By a voice vote, the Senate adopted an amendment ...
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