Meaning of “R & B” in the English Dictionary

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"R & B" in British English

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R & Bnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɑːr ənd ˈbiː/ us /ˌɑːr ənd ˈbiː/

abbreviation for rhythm and blues

a type of popular music, originally by African-American artists, that can have features of soul, jazz, funk, and hip-hop:

R & B artists such as Alicia Keys and Mariah Carey

(Definition of “R & B” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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