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resonance

noun uk   /ˈrez.ən.əns/ us  

resonance noun (SOUND)

[U] the quality of being loud and clear [C or U] specialized physics the production of a sound as a result of vibration (= shaking) of another object: magnetic resonance

resonance noun (QUALITY)

[C or U] a feeling, thought, memory, etc. that a piece of writing or music makes you have, or the quality in a piece of writing, etc. which makes this happen: This poem has many resonances for me.
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