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English definition of “accompanist”

accompanist

noun [C]     /əˈkʌm.pə.nɪst/
someone who plays an instrument such as the piano or guitar while someone else sings or plays the main tune: The singer's accompanist on the piano was Charles Harman.Musicians
(Definition of accompanist noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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