/ vRIs; vRIs/ n
(a) [C] sounds formed in the larynx and uttered through the mouth, esp by a person speaking or singing 嗓音; (尤指)说话声, 歌唱声: I can hear voices through the wall. 我听见隔着墙有说话的声音. * Keep your voice down, ie Don't speak loudly. 说话声音放低些. * recognize sb's voice 听出某人的声音 * speak in a loud, rough, husky, gentle, etc voice 大声地﹑ 粗声地﹑ 声音嘶哑地﹑ 柔声地...说话 * He has a good singing voice, ie can sing well. 他唱起歌来声音很好听. * raise/lower one's voice, ie speak more loudly/softly 提高[降低]嗓门 * His voice has broken, ie become deep like a man's. 他的嗓音变粗了(变低沉, 像成年人的了). * Her voice shook/trembled with emotion. 她激动得声音发颤. (b) [U] ability to produce such sounds (人嗓子的)发声能力: commands given in a firm tone of voice 用坚定的语调下达的命令.
(fig 比喻) (a) [U, sing] ~ (in sth) (right to express one's) opinion, etc in spoken or written words; influence (口头的或书面的)意见等; 发言权; 发表意见的权利; 影响: have little, some, no, a voice in the matter 对这件事没有什麽﹑ 有一些﹑ 没有﹑有意见 * The workers want a voice in management decisions.工人要求在管理决策上有发言权. (b) [sing] means by which such an opinion, etc is expressed 表达意见等的方式或手段: listen to the voice of reason, experience, dissent 听取理由﹑ 经历﹑ 不同政见 * Our newspaper represents the voice of the people. 我们的报纸代表着人民的心声.
[sing] (grammar) contrast between a sentence in which the doer of the action is subject (active) and one in which the person or thing affected is subject (passive) (动词的)语态: in the active/passive voice 用主动[被动]语态.
[U] (phonetics 语音) sound produced by vibration of the vocal cords and not with breath alone, used in the pronunciation of vowel sounds and certain consonants, eg / b, d, z/ 浊音, 有声音(发音时声带震动的, 如元音及某些辅音如/ b/﹑ /d/﹑ /z/).
(idm 习语) at the top of one's voice => top1. find/lose one's voice/tongue => find1. give voice to sth (fml 文) express (feelings, worries, etc) 表露(感情﹑ 忧虑等): give voice to one's indignation, dismay, concern, etc 表现出愤慨﹑ 沮丧﹑ 关心等. have, etc an edge to one's voice => edge1. in good, poor, etc `voice singing or speaking as well as usual, worse than usual, etc (唱歌或说话时)声音和平时一样好﹑ 不如平时等: The bass soloist was in excellent voice. 这个男低音独唱演员这次唱出了高水平. like, etc the sound of one's own voice => sound2. make one's `voice heard express one's feelings, opinions, etc in such a way that they are noticed or acted on (为使他人注意或采取行动)表达感情﹑ 意见等: This programme gives ordinary viewers a chance to make their voice(s) heard. 这个节目给普通观众提供了一个发表意见的机会. raise one's voice against sb/sth => raise. the still small voice => still1. with ,one `voice (fml 文) unanimously 异口同声地; 一致地: With one voice, the workers voted to strike. 工人投票一致要求罢工.
> voice v [Tn]
1 express (feelings, etc) in words 用言语表达(情感等): A spokesman voiced the workers'dissatisfaction. 发言人表示了工人的不满情绪.
2 (phonetics语音) utter (a sound) with voice (4) 发(浊音): voiced consonants, eg / d, v, z/ 浊辅音(如/ d/﹑ /v/﹑ /z/).
-voiced (forming compound adjs 用以构成复合形容词) having a voice of the specified kind 有某种嗓音的: loud-voiced 嗓门大的 * gruff-voiced 声音粗哑的.
voiceless adj (phonetics 语音) (of a sound) uttered without voice(4) (指语音)清音的: The consonants t, f and s are voiceless. t﹑ f﹑ s这三个辅音是清辅音.
# `voice-box n = larynx.
`voice-over n narration (eg in a film) by a speaker who is not seen 解说, 画外音(如电影的).