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English definition of “syncopated”


adjective     /ˈsɪŋ.kə.peɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
(of a tune) having a rhythm in which strong notes are not on the beat: syncopated jazz rhythmsTechnical music terms syncopation     /ˌsɪŋ.kəˈpeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Technical music terms
(Definition of syncopated adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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