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English definition of “setting”

setting

noun [C] (MUSIC)    /ˈset.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈset̬-/
music written or provided for a poem or other words so that they can be sung: He sang Schubert's setting of a Goethe poem.Writing, reading and studying music
(Definition of setting noun (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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