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harmony

noun  /ˈhɑr·mə·ni/ us  

harmony noun (MUSIC)

music [C/U] notes that are played or sung with the main tune and that make the piece more complicated and interesting

harmony noun (AGREEMENT)

[U] agreement of ideas, feelings, or actions, or a pleasing combination of different parts: He imagined a society in which all races lived together in harmony. art [U] Harmony is the combination of separate but related parts in a way that uses their similarities to bring unity to a painting, drawing, or other art object.
Translations of “harmony”
in Korean 조화, 화음…
in Arabic تَناسُق, تَناغُم…
in French harmonie…
in Turkish uyum, ses/müzik uyumu…
in Italian armonia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 音樂, (音樂中的)和聲…
in Russian согласие, мир, благозвучие…
in Polish harmonia…
in Spanish armonía…
in Portuguese harmonia…
in German der Einklang, die Harmonie…
in Catalan harmonia…
in Japanese 和, 調和, 美しい和音…
in Chinese (Simplified) 音乐, (音乐中的)和声…
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