give voice to


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give voice to something

Fig. to express a feeling or an opinion in words; to speak out about something. The bird gave voice to its joy in the golden sunshine. The protestors gave voice to their anger at Congress.
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give voice to

Say or express, especially an opinion or feeling. For example, The faculty gave voice to their anger over the dean's tenure decisions. This term once meant "to vote." Its present sense dates from the mid-1800s.
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And this analysis can be extended to the question of what it means to give voice to those whose voice has not been heard.
It is a volunteer-driven membership organization of individuals, cities, communities, counties, associations, businesses and organizations in a 22 county region, banding together to give voice to southern Colorado and in shaping the policies for southern Colorado.
CPR is a grass roots effort formed to give voice to victims of medical malpractice, along with consumers and those representing and supporting victims, to challenge the movement to limit the amount of money that victims are entitled to recover.
Bush pledged that if he is elected president, he will give voice to the need for tolerance in the world.
Michael Madsen, who has starred in blockbuster crime films like Kill Bill, Donnie Brasco and Reservoir Dogs, will give voice to DRIV3R's lead character Tanner, the jaw-breaking undercover cop and master "Wheelman" who dominated the first two installments of the Driver series, and who in DRIV3R will stop at nothing to bring down an international car theft syndicate.
8, Rockapella and The Blenders will give voice to a capella music.
Lloyd Webber, has continued to give voice to his work, including her duet with Jose Carreras, "Amigos Para Siempre (Friends For Life)," for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, and the aforementioned "Whistle Down The Wind.
I believe that everywhere, people aspire to be treated with dignity, to give voice to their opinions, to choose their own leaders, to associate with whom they wish, to worship how, when and where they want.
VoceViva will give voice to content for consumers all across Europe, and it will offer businesses new opportunities to talk and listen to their customers," said Mario Mariani, Vice President of Marketing of Tiscali.
Founded in 1993 by its executive director, Thomas Robert Simpson, the AfroSolo Theatre Company provides a forum for African American artists to give voice to the unique experience of being Black in the United States.
Its no holds barred animations, videos, and games give voice to a new generation of artists both inside and outside Hollywood.
The GTDC's stated mission is to give voice to key global issues facing the IT industry, such as establishing standards in electronic commerce.
As the best-selling female artist of the 1990's, she has provided an ongoing soundtrack to the decade and continues to give voice to the emotions of our age.
Among one of the most important objectives of the council is to give voice to key industry issues, such as establishing standards in electronic commerce, while also being a powerful advocate of the IT channel and the value it adds for customers.
1's than any solo female artist in the rock era, Mariah Carey continues to give voice to the emotions of our age.