speak with one voice


speak with one voice
to express the same opinion.

It is a very rare event when my family speaks with one voice about anything.

Usage notes: must refer to two or more people, as in the example

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • speak with one voice — phrase used for saying that all the members of a group have the same opinion All twelve farmers’ organizations spoke with one voice. Thesaurus: to agree with someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: voice …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak with one voice — used for saying that all the members of a group have the same opinion All twelve farmers organizations spoke with one voice …   English dictionary

  • with one voice — adverb : unanimously * * * with one voice Unanimously • • • Main Entry: ↑voice * * * in complete agreement; unanimously * * * with one voice used to say that all the people in a group say the same thing together, express the same opinion, etc.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • with one voice —    Two or more groups or organizations who are in complete agreement are said to speak with one voice.     For once the government and the trade unions are speaking with one voice …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • With one voice — Voice Voice, n. [OE. vois, voys, OF. vois, voiz, F. voix, L. vox, vocis, akin to Gr. ? a word, ? a voice, Skr. vac to say, to speak, G. erw[ a]hnen to mention. Cf. {Advocate}, {Advowson}, {Avouch}, {Convoke}, {Epic}, {Vocal}, {Vouch}, {Vowel}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • One Voice Mixed Chorus — Also known as OVMC Origin Minneapolis Saint Paul, United States Genres classical, popular, choral, jazz Occupations GLBTA Choir …   Wikipedia

  • speak — W1S1 [spi:k] v past tense spoke [spəuk US spouk] past participle spoken [ˈspəukən US ˈspou ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in conversation)¦ 2¦(say words)¦ 3¦(language)¦ 4¦(formal speech)¦ 5¦(express ideas/opinions)¦ 6 so to speak 7 speak your mind …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • voice — voice1 W1S2 [vɔıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(speaking)¦ 2¦(singing)¦ 3¦(opinion)¦ 4 speak with one voice 5¦(representative)¦ 6 the voice of reason/experience etc 7¦(feelings)¦ 8 inner voice 9¦(grammar)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • voice — [[t]vɔ͟ɪs[/t]] ♦♦ voices, voicing, voiced 1) N COUNT: oft poss N, adj N When someone speaks or sings, you hear their voice. Miriam s voice was strangely calm... The police are here, she said in a low voice... There was a sound of loud voices from …   English dictionary

  • voice — 1 /vOIs/ noun 1 SPEAKING (C, U) the sounds that you make when you speak: He recognized her voice instantly. | I could hear voices in the next room. | a loud/deep/soft/husky etc voice: a child with a squeaky voice | angry/excited/worried etc voice …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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