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mute

 [mūt]
1. unable or unwilling to speak, such as because of deafness.
2. to muffle or soften a sound.

mute

(myūt),
1. Unable or unwilling to speak.
2. A person who does not have the faculty of speech.
[L. mutus]

mute

(mūt)
1. unable to speak.
2. to muffle or soften a sound.

mute

(myo͞ot)
adj. muter, mutest
1. Refraining from producing speech or vocal sound.
2.
a. Offensive Unable to speak.
b. Unable to vocalize, as certain animals.
n.
Offensive One who is incapable of speech.

mute′ly adv.
mute′ness n.

mute

(myūt)
1. Unable or unwilling to speak.
2. A person who does not have the faculty of speech.
[L. mutus]
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Additionally, Google is expanding controls for an ads feature which was implemented in 2012 allowing users to mute ads that they don't want to see anymore.
Just click on the security status that's located to the left of the website address, and then the option to mute the site sits within the list of its details and permissions.
They have similar habitat requirements to mute swans and are often found in the same areas.
With the new headsets, supervisors can be notified when the agent mutes a call and address it, whether it is something that is happening inadvertently or on purpose.
see an option to mute accounts that they follow, preventing another user's
The mute swan's bite is just about as painful as a clothes peg on your finger; as for the wings, I've had harder 'whoppings' from Sir's cane at school
The march brought together over 300 people from the deaf and mute community.
Ouadah Hocine, wali de Mostaganem, est mute a la wilaya de Constantine.
Sales trainer Mike Brooks offers this advice: "Use your mute button.
Some other enhancements include four selectable muting functions: music mute on, where both cabin chatter and radio activity mutes the music; music mute off, for uninterrupted music flow regardless of radio or intercom activity; radio mute, where only the aircraft radio mutes the music; and intercom mute, where only activity inside the cabin mutes the music.
Mitsunori Namba, Ambassador of Japan to Yemen, and Mohammed Saleh Jarallah, Manager of Old Sana'a Capital Cleaning Project in Sana'a and Ali Ali Mohammed Al-Qetreefi, the Chair of Care and Rehabilitation Association of Deaf and Mute in Baydha, signed the contracts at the Embassy of Japan in Sana'a.
While it is impractical for musicians to use mutes while performing, the use of a mute in the practice room may allow playing without the use of earmuffs or earplugs.