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English definition of “tune”

tune

noun (MUSICAL NOTES)    /tjuːn/ US  /tuːn/
A2 [C] a series of musical notes, especially one that is pleasant and easy to remember: He was humming a tune as he dried the dishes. a theme tune That's a very catchy tune (= easy to remember and pleasant). → Synonym melodyMusical pieces in tune C1 singing or playing notes that are at the right pitch (= level) or that agree with others being sung or playedPlaying musicSinging in generalSinging in general out of tune C1 singing or playing notes that are at the wrong pitch (= level) or that do not agree with others being sung or played: I'm afraid the piano is out of tune.Describing qualities of sound
(Definition of tune noun (MUSICAL NOTES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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