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jazznoun [U]

uk   /dʒæz/ us   /dʒæz/
A2 a type of modern music originally developed by African-Americans, with a rhythm in which the strong notes often come before the beat. Jazz is usually improvised (= invented as it is played).

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jazznoun [U]

us   /dʒæz/
a type of music of African-American origin with a strong rhythm in which the players improvise (= invent music that has not been written)
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in Chinese (Traditional) 爵士樂, 爵士樂曲…
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