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key signature

noun [C] uk   us  
the symbols at the beginning of a printed piece of music that show the sharps or flats to be played
Translations of “key signature”
in Korean 조표…
in Arabic عَلامة المُفتاح الموسيقي…
in Portuguese armadura da clave…
in Catalan armadura…
in Japanese (音楽の)調号…
in Italian segno di chiave…
in Chinese (Traditional) (音樂的)調號…
in Chinese (Simplified) (音乐的)调号…
(Definition of key signature from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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