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English definition of “theme”

theme

noun [C] (TUNE)    /θiːm/
a song or tune that is played several times in a film , etc. and represents a character , situation , etc.: a theme song / tune Types of songsMusical pieces a short , simple tune on which a piece of music is based Musical pieces
(Definition of theme noun (TUNE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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