countertenor Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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countertenornoun [C]

uk   /ˈkaʊn.təˌten.ər/  us   /-t̬ɚˌten.ɚ/ (also alto)
a man with a ​singingvoice that is ​higher than ​usual for a tenor and ​similar to a ​lowfemalevoice
(Definition of countertenor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “countertenor”
in Arabic كاوِنترتينور (نوع من الأصوات الرِجالِيّة)…
in Korean 카운터 테너…
in Portuguese contratenor…
in Catalan contratenor…
in Japanese カウンターテナーの歌手…
in Chinese (Simplified) 男声最高音歌手…
in Chinese (Traditional) 男聲最高音歌手…
in Italian contraltista…
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