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English definition of “polyphony”

polyphony

noun [U] uk   /pəˈlɪf.ən.i/ specialized us  
music in which several different tunes are played or sung at the same timeTypes of music
polyphonic
adjective uk   /ˌpɒl.ɪˈfɒn.ɪk/ us    /ˌpɑː.lɪˈfɑː.nɪk/ specialized
polyphonic ringtones a 32-voice polyphonic synthesizerTypes of music
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