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chorus

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɔr·əs, ˈkoʊr-/

chorus noun [C] (SONG PART)

a part of a song that is repeated, usually after each verse (= the set of lines that are new in each part of the song): I’ll sing the verses but I’d like all of you to join in the chorus.

chorus noun [C] (SINGING GROUP)

a group of people who are trained to sing together: He sings in a men’s chorus. A chorus is also a musical part intended to be sung by a chorus or a choir .

chorus noun [C] (THEATER GROUP)

a group of performers who, as a team, have a supporting position singing or dancing in a show: She was a member of the chorus before she took over the lead role.
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