Definition of the Voice of America noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Voice of America

BrE BrE//ðə ˌvɔɪs əv əˈmerɪkə//
; NAmE NAmE//ðə ˌvɔɪs əv əˈmerɪkə//
[singular] (abbreviation VOA)
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an official US government service that broadcasts news and other programmes in English and many other languages around the world Culture The Voice of America broadcasts from Washington, DC, in 50 languages including Special English, a form of English with simple words and grammar. It was established in 1942 as a radio service to broadcast to Germany during the Second World War. compare Radio Free Europe/​Radio Liberty
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the Voice of America