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noun [C]     /ˈsɪm.fə.ni/
a long piece of music for an orchestra, usually with four movements (= parts): Mahler's ninth symphonyMusical pieces symphonic     /sɪmˈfɒn.ɪk/ US  /-ˈfɑː.nɪk/ adjective Types of music
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