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Meaning of “accordion” in the English Dictionary

"accordion" in British English

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accordionnoun [C]

uk   /əˈkɔː.di.ən/  us   /-ˈkɔːr-/
a box-shaped ​musicalinstrument consisting of a ​foldedcentralpart with a ​keyboard, ​played by ​pushing the two ​ends towards each other
(Definition of accordion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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accordionnoun [C/U]

 us   /əˈkɔr·di·ən/
a ​musicalinstrument with a ​row of ​keys and a ​foldingcentralpart that is ​pushed between the ​hands to ​forceair through and ​producenotes, or this ​type of ​instrumentgenerally
(Definition of accordion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accordion”
in Spanish acordeón…
in Vietnamese đàn ăc-cooc…
in Malaysian akordion…
in Thai หีบเพลง…
in French accordéon…
in German Akkordeon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手风琴…
in Turkish akordiyon…
in Russian аккордеон…
in Indonesian akordeon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手風琴…
in Polish akordeon…
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