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English definition of “guitar”

guitar

noun [C/U]    /ɡɪˈtɑr/
a musical instrument with usually six strings and a flat back that is held on the knee or by a strap worn over the shoulder and played by moving the fingers or a small piece of plastic across the strings , or this instrument generally : [C] an acoustic / electric guitar
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