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give voice to (something)

To share one's thoughts or feelings. When we left the office, Sally gave voice to her fear that promotions are unfairly awarded out in our department.
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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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give ˈvoice to something

express your feelings, worries, etc: The speaker stopped, allowing the crowd time to give voice to their frustration and feelings.
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References in classic literature ?
We do not here refer to that literature which, in every great modern revolution, has always given voice to the demands of the proletariat, such as the writings of Babeuf and others.
Tarzan would not have been surprised had one or two birds in the immediate vicinity given voice to terror as they fled, but that the whole life of the jungle should set up so weird a protest filled him with disgust.
But suddenly he was glad that she had given voice to the general shiver.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Stephen Hawking, one of the most prominent cosmologists of our time, has given voice to the great heights humanity can achieve.
For more than 40 years, Kozol has given voice to the voiceless children in our cities.
These four girls, along with three others, have given voice to powerful subject matters that range from eating disorders, to sex, to drugs.
I remember one man weeping at a screening and saying I had given voice to his life.
In TVM, Eve has given voice to a chorus of lusty, outrageous, poignant, brave, highly original and thoroughly human stories.
Since 1972, the Foundation has given voice to women's truths, changed public consciousness, and transformed public policy.