quartet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “quartet” in the English Dictionary

"quartet" in British English

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uk   /kwɔːˈtet/  us   /kwɔːr-/

quartet noun (GROUP)

[C, + sing/pl verb] a ​group of four ​people who ​playmusicalinstruments or ​sing as a ​group: A ​string quartet was ​playing Mozart.

quartet noun (PIECE OF MUSIC)

[C] a ​piece of ​music written for four ​people: He has ​composed 18 quartets and 14 ​symphonies.
(Definition of quartet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quartetnoun [C]

 us   /kwɔrˈtet/
four ​people who ​sing or ​playmusicalinstruments together, or a ​piece of ​music written for four ​people: A ​string quartet was ​playing Mozart.
(Definition of quartet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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