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sounds made by government officials when interviewing a member of the public, intended to convey empathy but promising nothing.
As she listened to the refugee's heart-wrenching story, the immigration officer made non-specific encouraging noises.
by wellwell January 28, 2009
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Words related to non-specific encouraging noises:

civil servant empathy government interview non-committal