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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

(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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While her husband took care of the timber side of the business, Mrs Muter learned first-hand how to run a business, doing the accounts and looking after customers.
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Grant Muter, Welsh case worker for the Georgian Group, is seeking assurances that proposals to repair the tower will not compromise the historical integrity of the pair.