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codanoun [C]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.də/  us   /ˈkoʊ-/
specialized music a ​piece of ​music at the end of a ​longerpiece of ​music, usually ​separate from the ​basicstructure: The coda is often more ​technicallydifficult than the ​rest of the ​piece. formal the ​final or ​extrapart of a ​speech, ​event, or ​piece of writing: In a coda to the ​mainexhibition are ​variousworks that were ​once attributed to Rembrandt. specialized phonetics the end of a ​syllable
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