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Definition of mute noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mute

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    noun
    NAmE//myut//
     
     
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  1. 1a device on a television, phone, or other piece of equipment that turns off the sound Use the remote to put the TVon mute.
  2. 2(music) a device made of metal, rubber, or plastic that you use to make the sound of a musical instrument softer
  3. 3(old-fashioned) a person who is not able to speak
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