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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outvoice.

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Examples

  • From the start, the Edwardsport plant was unpopular with certain consumer and green groups for whom clean coal is an oxymoron, but they were outvoiced by other groups that take a more realistic view of America ' s dependence on coal.

    A Fine Clean Coal Mess

  • But these grumblings were soon outvoiced by the announcement --

    With Those Who Wait

  • But the laughter of Charlie's delirium outvoiced the winds.

    The Way of the Wind

  • Then, in a second it seemed, there was a hideous crash that outvoiced the yells and shouts of despair as the unterseeboot was rent in twain.

    The Submarine Hunters A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

  • The sound of running water was outvoiced by the loud din of machinery in motion.

    The Submarine Hunters A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

  • Sophocles in "those sweetest lines;" while glistening on the horizon were the waves of the Phaleric harbour, which Demosthenes, Cicero's own great prototype, had outvoiced with the thunder of his declamation.

    Cicero Ancient Classics for English Readers

  • I’ve spoken with natives about this, and some don’t even recognize it as a problem because being outnumbered and outvoiced at the ballpark is all they’ve ever known.

    Is It Giving Up if You Never Believed?

  • And even men not exactly of the multitude, but still without the preparation either of a natural or a truly educated taste, -- men in whom the sense of beauty is outvoiced by cravings for what is sensational, and who are ever mistaking the gratification of their lower passions for the satisfaction of their æsthetic conscience; -- such men may be and often are won to a passing admiration of works in which the moral law of Art is plainly disregarded: but they seldom tie up with them; indeed their judgment never stays long enough in one place to acquire any weight; and no man of true judgment in such things ever thinks of referring to their preference but as a thing to be avoided.

    Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I. With An Historical Sketch Of The Origin And Growth Of The Drama In England

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