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"musical" in British English

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musicaladjective

uk   us   /ˈmjuː.zɪ.kəl/
A2 related to or ​connected with ​music: musical instruments Mozart's musical ​compositionsincludesymphonies and ​operas.C1 If you are musical, you have a ​skill in or a ​greatliking for ​music: Joe's ​family all ​playinstruments - they're very musical.

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musically
adverb uk   us   /-i/
C2 It's a ​school for musically giftedchildren (= those who are very good at ​playing a musical ​instrument or ​singing). Musically ​speaking (= referring to the ​music they ​produce), this ​band has a lot of ​talent.

musicalnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmjuː.zɪ.kəl/
(Definition of musical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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musicaladjective

 us   /ˈmju·zɪ·kəl/
involving, ​producing, or being like ​music: Musical ​instrumentshang from the ​walls of the ​restaurant. Everyone in ​ourfamily is musical (= can ​sing or ​play an ​instrument, or ​likesmusic a lot).
(Definition of musical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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