Meaning of “keynote” in the English Dictionary

"keynote" in American English

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keynotenoun [ C ]

us /ˈki·ˌnoʊt/

the most important part, esp. of an event, or something that is emphasized strongly:

a keynote speaker/speech
Luxury is the keynote here.

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

"keynote" in Business English

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keynotenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkiːnəʊt/ us

the most important or most obvious part of something:

He is a brilliant designer and his keynote is simplicity.

MEETINGS →  keynote address :

She was chosen to deliver the keynote.

(Definition of “keynote” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)