nonspeaking


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nonspeaking

(ˌnɒnˈspiːkɪŋ)
adj
(Theatre) (of a part in a play) not having any lines to be said
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Adj.1.nonspeaking - not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken linesnonspeaking - not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines; "had a nonspeaking role in the play"
speaking - capable of or involving speech or speaking; "human beings--the speaking animals"; "a speaking part in the play"
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Also back in New York, a sensitive and nonspeaking white tiger named Hu escapes from a malevolent, abusive circus owner Sergei (Nick Kroll), and it's up to super bunny Snowball (Kevin Hart) and his new Shih Tzu sidekick Daisy (Tiffany Haddish) to rescue the poor cat, armed with the most sympathetic eyes since Antonio Banderas' Puss In Boots flashed us his pathetic peepers in "Shrek 2."
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Yousri's first screen appearance was a nonspeaking role in "Al-Hob Mamnouh" (Love is Prohibited, 1940), alongside renowned musician Mohammad Abdel-Wahab.
The role of Darna was a nonspeaking, flying and fighting part.
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It leads to the fruitless "dilemma," as Catriona Sandilands puts it, of trying to discern "the authentic 'voice' of nature," and results in the problem of how to provide, assume, or assign "authentic speech for nonspeaking nature" (79).
Unlike Bernadette, the title character of Campbell's new film is an entirely nonspeaking presence: a mute, enigmatic figure unaccustomed to the probing gaze of the camera.
But Hamill admitted he only learned after almost a year of dieting and training he wouldn't be appearing in the movie until the very last scene - and in a nonspeaking part.
In that period, one of the landmarks for the institution of the AAC area was ASHA (American SpeechLanguage-Hearing Association) decision to set up an ad hoc Committee on the communicative process of nonspeaking persons in 19782.