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Silence

Meanings and phrases

silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)
  2. the absence of sound; quiet
  3. a refusal to speak when expected; muteness
  4. the trait of keeping things secret; secrecy; secretiveness

silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause to be quiet or not talk; hush; quieten; still; shut up; hush up
  2. keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure

blue wall of silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers; blue wall; wall of silence

conspiracy of silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a conspiracy not to talk about some situation or event

wall of silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers; blue wall of silence; blue wall

moment of silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At that time a moment of silence is held for Christ's death.
  • Schools and other public offices also observed a moment of silence.
  • The Manitoba legislature held a moment of silence in his honour in 2003.

minute of silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They and the team they played against wore black armbands for one match and had a minute of silence.
  • The city of Nagasaki observed one minute of silence while the bells of all the religious buildings rang.
  • Speeches extolled freedom and a minute of silence at noon honored those who died trying to flee to the West.

radio silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then, after a few hours of bombing, bin Laden broke radio silence again, saying: "Our prayers were not answered.
  • Finally breaking radio silence they requested navigational assistance and learned they had flown out over the Irish Sea.
  • On the basis of those reports and the continued radio silence, the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, went on full alert.
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