Silence

  • 1 SILENCE — Il semble impossible de parler de ce qui est absence ou abolition de toute parole. Le silence se présente comme le point zéro à partir duquel s’inaugure tout langage, sans qu’on y puisse faire retour. Pour reprendre une terminologie empruntée à… …

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  • 2 Silence — is a relative or total lack of audible sound you can not hear a thing it is quiet. Silence in Social Interaction: Functions, Meanings, and Interpretations Silence in social interaction is the absence of speech. Silence in this arena can be… …

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  • 3 silence — SILENCE. s. m. Privation, cessation de bruit. Grand silence. profond silence. le silence de la nuit. le silence des bois. faites silence. faites faire silence. troubler le silence. Il se dit proprement de l homme lorsqu il s abstient de parler.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 Silence — • All writers on the spiritual life uniformly recommend, nay, command under penalty of total failure, the practice of silence Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Silence     Silence …

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  • 5 Silence — Студийный альбом …

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  • 6 silence — Silence, Silentium. Fort grand silence, Silentium acre et intentum. Il y eut quelque temps silence, Silentium aliquandiu tenuit. Faire silence, Attacere, Silentium dare, Conticere, Fauere linguis, Ore fauere. Se taire et faire silence par commun… …

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  • 7 Silence — Si lence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Silenced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Silencing}.] 1. To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to hush. [1913 Webster] Silence that dreadful bell; it frights the isle. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To put to rest; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Silence — Si lence, n. [F., fr. L. silentium. See {Silent}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state of being silent; entire absence of sound or noise; absolute stillness. [1913 Webster] I saw and heared; for such a numerous host Fled not in silence through the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Silence — Álbum de Sonata Arctica Publicación 4 de septiembre de 2001 Grabación Otoño, 2000 Primavera, 2001 Género(s) Pow …

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  • 10 silence — si·lence n 1: the state of keeping or being silent; esp: forbearance from speech or comment 2: failure to make something known esp. in violation of a duty to do so acceptance by silence see also estoppel by silence at estoppel …

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  • 11 Silence 4 — es una banda portuguesa formada en 1996, cuyas canciones son mayoritariamente en inglés. (Salvo los temas Sextos Sentidos y Eu nao sei dizer incluidos en su álbum debut Silence Becomes I ). Realizaron dos álbumes con buena recepción por los… …

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  • 12 Silence — (Болонья,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Gramsci 3, 40121 Болонья, Италия …

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  • 13 Silence — Si lence, interj. Be silent; used elliptically for let there be silence, or keep silence. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 silence — ► NOUN 1) complete absence of sound. 2) the fact or state of abstaining from speech. ► VERB 1) make silent. 2) (silenced) fitted with a silencer. ● silence is golden Cf. ↑ …

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  • 15 Silence — (Церматт,Швейцария) Категория отеля: Адрес: 3920 Церматт, Швейцария Описа …

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  • 16 silence — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. silence absence of sound, from L. silentium a being silent, from silens, prp. of silere be quiet or still, of unknown origin. Replaced O.E. swige. The verb (trans.) is attested from 1590s, from the noun. Silencer… …

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  • 17 silence — [n] absence of sound, speech blackout, calm, censorship, dead air, death, dumbness, hush, hush hush*, inarticulateness, iron curtain*, laconism, lull, muteness, noiselessness, peace, quiescence, quiet, quietness, quietude, quietus, reserve,… …

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  • 18 silence — [sī′ləns] n. [OFr < L silentium < silens: see SILENT] 1. the state or fact of keeping silent; a refraining from speech or from making noise 2. absence of any sound or noise; stillness 3. a withholding of knowledge or omission of mention [to …

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  • 19 Silence ! — ● Silence ! taisez vous ! …

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  • 20 silence — (si lan s ) s. m. 1°   Etat d une personne qui s abstient de parler. •   Il supportait beaucoup de choses qu il n approuvait pas [chez les prédicateurs] ; et, comme il ne refusait jamais ses louanges au mérite, il donnait volontiers son silence à …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré