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recitative

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌres.ɪ.təˈtiːv/ specialized us  
in music, words that are sung as if they are being spoken
Translations of “recitative”
in Chinese (Traditional) (歌劇中的)宣敘部…
in Chinese (Simplified) (歌剧中的)宣叙部…
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