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French translation of “tune”

tune

noun /tjuːn/
musical notes put together in a particular (melodic and pleasing) order; a melody
air
He played a tune on the violin.
tuneful adjective having a good, clear, pleasant etc tune
mélodieux
That song is very tuneful.
tunefully adverb
mélodieusement
tunefulness noun
caractère mélodieux
tuneless adjective without a good etc tune; unmusical The child was singing in a tuneless voice. tunelessly adverb
faux
tunelessness noun
discordance
tuner noun (also piano-tuner) a person whose profession is tuning pianos.
accordeur/-euse
the dial on a radio etc used to tune in to the different stations.
réglage de syntonisation
a radio which is part of a stereo system.
syntonisateur
change one’s tune to change one’s attitude, opinions etc
changer de ton
He soon changed his tune when he realized tha there was money to be mede from the situation.
in tune (of a musical instrument) having been adjusted so as to give the correct pitches
accordé
Is the violin in tune with the piano?
(of a person’s singing voice) at the same pitch as that of other voices or instruments
juste
Someone in the choir isn’t (singing) in tune.
out of tune not in tune
faux
She was singing out of tune.
tune in to tune a radio (to a particular station or programme)
régler (sur)
We usually tune (the radio) in to the news.
tune up (of an orchestra etc) to tune instruments
accorder
The band were tuning up just before the performance.
(Definition of tune from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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