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English definition of “quintet”

quintet

noun uk   /kwɪnˈtet/ us  

quintet noun (GROUP)

[C, + sing/pl verb] a group of five people who play musical instruments or sing as a groupGroups of musiciansSingers

quintet noun (PIECE OF MUSIC)

[C] a piece of music written for five peopleMusical pieces
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