Meaning of “crescendo” in the English Dictionary

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"crescendo" in British English

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crescendonoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /krəˈʃen.dəʊ/ us /krəˈʃen.doʊ/ plural crescendos

(Definition of “crescendo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crescendonoun [ C usually sing ]

us /krəˈʃen·doʊ/ plural crescendos

a gradual increase in loudness, or the moment when a noise or piece of music is at its loudest

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