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polyphony

noun [U] uk   us   /pəˈlɪf.ən.i/ specialized
music in which several different tunes are played or sung at the same time
polyphonic
adjective uk   /ˌpɒl.ɪˈfɒn.ɪk/  us   /ˌpɑː.lɪˈfɑː.nɪk/ specialized
polyphonic ringtones a 32-voice polyphonic synthesizer
Translations of “polyphony”
in Chinese (Traditional) 多聲曲, 複調音樂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 复调音乐…
(Definition of polyphony from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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