unvocal


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unvocal

(ʌnˈvəʊkəl)
adj
1. not vocal or oral; not involving the voice; (of music) not involving or written for the voice; instrumental
2. (of a person or group of people) not having a voice; not vocal or outspoken; not loud or voluble in speech; not eloquent
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Consonants are vocal or unvocal, The vocal nasal consonants (m, n, ng) require no special remark.
Unvocal o escribano de laJunta era elegido para hacer el "enlistamiento" de todos los vecinos de la aldea y el resultado servia para establecer la "clasificacion vecinal" y sobre ella tomar decisiones.
For instance, a consultant might nominate a normally unvocal parent for a position on a community board.