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Meaning of “double bass” - Learner’s Dictionary

double bass

noun [C]    
a wooden musical instrument with four strings, like a very large violin (= instrument you hold against your neck), that you play while standing up or sitting on a high chairString instruments
Translations of “double bass”
in Korean 더블 베이스…
in Arabic كَمان كَبير…
in Portuguese contrabaixo…
in Catalan contrabaix…
in Japanese ダブルベース(大きいバイオリンのような弦楽器)…
in Italian contrabbasso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大提琴…
in Russian контрабас…
in Turkish kemana benzer dört telli büyük ahşap müzik aleti, kontrabas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大提琴…
in Polish kontrabas…
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