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tenor

noun  /ˈten·ər/ us  

tenor noun (VOICE)

[C] a man’s singing voice in the highest range, or a person or musical instrument with this range

tenor noun (CHARACTER)

[U] the character or usual pattern of something: Suddenly the tenor of the meeting changed, and people started insulting each other.
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