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overtonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈəʊ.və.təʊn/  us   /ˈoʊ.vɚ.toʊn/
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overtonenoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌtoʊn/
a quality, attitude, or emotion that is suggested in addition to what is stated: His music has been called R&B with jazz overtones.
(Definition of overtone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overtone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暗示, 弦外之音, 言外之意…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暗示, 弦外之音, 言外之意…
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