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soul musicnoun [U]

uk   us   (also soul)
A2 popularmusic that ​expressesdeepfeelings, ​originallyperformed by ​Black Americans: Soul ​music is often an ​affirmation of, and a ​manifesto for, ​blackdignity.
(Definition of soul music from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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soul musicnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsoʊl ˌmju·zɪk/
a ​type of ​popular music with a ​strongbeat and ​rhythm that ​developed from gospel music
(Definition of soul music from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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