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"keynote" in British English

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keynotenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkiː.nəʊt/  us   /-noʊt/
the most ​important or most ​emphasizedpart of something: This ​issue has ​become the keynote of the ​electioncampaign. a keynote ​address/​speech/​speaker (= an ​importanttalk/​speaker at a ​formalmeeting)
(Definition of keynote from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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keynotenoun [C]

 us   /ˈki·ˌnoʊt/
the most ​importantpart, esp. of an ​event, or something that is ​emphasizedstrongly: 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   us   /ˈkiːnəʊt/
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)
Translations of “keynote”
in Chinese (Simplified) 要旨,主题,基调…
in Turkish temel, temel kavram, ana fikir…
in Russian ключевой момент, основная мысль…
in Chinese (Traditional) 要旨,主題,基調…
in Polish główny punkt…
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