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rhythm

noun     /ˈrɪð.əm/
B2 [C or U] a strong pattern of sounds , words, or musical notes that is used in music , poetry , and dancing : He beat out a jazz rhythm on the drums . I've got no sense of rhythm, so I'm a terrible dancer .Technical music terms B2 [C or U] a regular movement or pattern of movements : She was lulled to sleep by the gentle rhythm of the boat in the water . She hit the ball so hard that her opponent had no chance to establish any rhythm in her game .Straight, even and level [C] a regular pattern of change , especially one that happens in nature : the rhythm of the seasons Breathing and sleeping are examples of biological rhythms in humans .Change and changes
(Definition of rhythm noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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