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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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8220;We are proud to say we built this project, the quality is outstanding,” said Muter.
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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.
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En vertu de ce remaniement, Chahed avait decide de muter le gouverneur de Tozeur Mounir Hamdi a Kairouan et de nommer trois autres gouverneurs a Sousse, Kebilli et Tozeur.