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symphonynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪm.fə.ni/
symphonic
adjective uk   /sɪmˈfɒn.ɪk/  us   /-ˈfɑː.nɪk/
(Definition of symphony from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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symphonynoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪm·fə·ni/
music a ​longpiece of ​music usually in four ​parts and ​played by an ​orchestra (= ​largegroupplaying different ​instruments)
(Definition of symphony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “symphony”
in Korean 교향곡…
in Arabic سيمفونِيّة…
in Malaysian simfoni…
in French symphonie…
in Russian симфония…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交響樂,交響曲…
in Italian sinfonia…
in Turkish senfoni…
in Polish symfonia…
in Spanish sinfonía…
in Vietnamese khúc nhạc giao hưởng…
in Portuguese sinfonia…
in Thai ดนตรีวงใหญ่…
in German die Sinfonie…
in Catalan simfonia…
in Japanese 交響曲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 交响乐,交响曲…
in Indonesian simfoni…
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