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Meaning of “harmony” in the English Dictionary

"harmony" in British English

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harmonynoun

uk   /ˈhɑː.mə.ni/  us   /ˈhɑːr-/
  • harmony noun (MUSIC)

C2 [C or U] a ​pleasantmusicalsound made by different ​notes being ​played or ​sung at the same ​time: singing in harmony It is a ​simplemelody with ​complex harmonies.

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  • harmony noun (MATCH)

B2 [U] a ​situation in which ​people are ​peaceful and ​agree with each other, or when things ​seemright or ​suitable together: racial harmony (= good ​feelings between different ​races) domestic harmony (= good ​feelings in the ​family or ​home) Imagine a ​society in which everyone ​lived together in (​perfect) harmony. We must ​ensure that ​tourismdevelops in harmony with the ​environment.
(Definition of harmony from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"harmony" in American English

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harmonynoun

 us   /ˈhɑr·mə·ni/
  • harmony noun (MUSIC)

music [C/U] notes that are ​played or ​sung with the ​maintune and that make the ​piece more ​complicated and ​interesting
  • harmony noun (AGREEMENT)

[U] agreement of ​ideas, ​feelings, or ​actions, or a ​pleasingcombination of different ​parts: He ​imagined a ​society in which all ​raceslived together in harmony. art [U] Harmony is the ​combination of ​separate but ​relatedparts in a way that uses ​their similarities to ​bringunity to a ​painting, ​drawing, or other ​artobject.
(Definition of harmony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"harmony" in Business English

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harmonynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhɑːməni/
the ​situation in which ​peoplelive or ​work happily together without any ​big problems: social/racial/​political harmony
(Definition of harmony from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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