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musicaladjective

uk   /ˈmjuː.zɪ.kəl/  us   /ˈmjuː.zɪ.kəl/
A2 related to or connected with music: musical instruments Mozart's musical compositions include symphonies and operas.
C1 If you are musical, you have a skill in or a great liking for music: Joe's family all play instruments - they're very musical.

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adverb uk   /ˈmjuː.zɪ.kəl.i/  us   /ˈmjuː.zɪ.kəl.i/
C2 It's a school for musically gifted children (= 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   /ˈmjuː.zɪ.kəl/  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 instruments hang from the walls of the restaurant. Everyone in our family is musical (= can sing or play an instrument, or likes music a lot).
(Definition of musical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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