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English definition of “song”


noun     /sɒŋ/ US  /sɑːŋ/
A2 [C] a usually short piece of music with words that are sung : to sing a song a love / folk / pop song → See also swansongTypes of songs [U] the act of singing , or singing when considered generally : He was so happy he wanted to burst / break into song (= start singing ).Singing in general [C or U] the musical sound that a bird makes: bird song A thrush's song was the only sound to break the silence .Animal (non-human) sounds
(Definition of song noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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