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verb     modulate pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlemodulating
past tensemodulated
past participlemodulated
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] formal to change something, especially in order to achieve a particular effect
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] mainly literary if you modulate your voice, or if it modulates, you change the way it sounds
    2. c.
      [transitive] physics to change the energy level or frequency of a radio wave

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     modulation pronunciation in British English
/ˌmɒdjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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