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verb modulate pronunciation in British English /ˈmɒdjʊleɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymodulate
he/she/itmodulates
present participlemodulating
past tensemodulated
past participlemodulated
  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
      His voice had modulated into seriousness.
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 modulate pronunciation in British English /ˌmɒdjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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