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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Not oral or aloud.

Usage examples (14)
  • Adjective : the vocal mechanism; vocal criticism. ,vocal music. ,A dog is a vocal, but not a verbal, being. ,a vocal advocate of reform
  • She pulled the hand away and stamped a foot (her favourite nonvocal method of protest, but ineffectlual in the zero-gravity).
  • The nonvocal hemisphere appears to be quite cognisant of the person's daily and weekly schedules, the calendar, seasons, and important dates of the year.
  • Much of our emotional communication in the real world uses body language and other nonvocal cues – in the pure text world we are reduced to being terribly obvious, which... for more
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