Meaning of “classical music” in the English Dictionary

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"classical music" in American English

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classical musicnoun [ U ]

/ˈklæs·ɪ·kəl ˈmju·zɪk/

a form of music developed from a European tradition mainly in the 18th and 19th centuries:

My wife likes classical music but I prefer jazz.

(Definition of “classical music” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)