with one voice


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with one voice

Unanimously, in complete agreement, as in The board rejected the proposal with one voice. [Late 1300s] For synonyms, see as one; to a man.
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with ˌone ˈvoice

(of a group of people) in complete agreement: It’s very rare to find the unions and management speaking with one voice, but on the question of safety at work there is total agreement.
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with one voice

In complete agreement; unanimously.
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References in classic literature ?
answered the Englishmen and the Frenchmen, as with one voice.
We are the Mormons," answered his companions with one voice.
HUH," they replied with one voice, "Tarzan is great.
France recognizes her Emperor, the cuckoo flits from steeple to steeple; France cries with one voice, 'Long live the Emperor
Tell me, Anselmo, if Heaven or good fortune had made thee master and lawful owner of a diamond of the finest quality, with the excellence and purity of which all the lapidaries that had seen it had been satisfied, saying with one voice and common consent that in purity, quality, and fineness, it was all that a stone of the kind could possibly be, thou thyself too being of the same belief, as knowing nothing to the contrary, would it be reasonable in thee to desire to take that diamond and place it between an anvil and a hammer, and by mere force of blows and strength of arm try if it were as hard and as fine as they said?
The tribe consented to act with deliberation, and with one voice they committed the direction of the whole affair to the government of the chief who had suggested such wise and intelligible expedients.
If they summoned me at this moment with one voice to lead them on to death, I'd do it--Yes, and fall first myself