Meaning of “music” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ˈmjuːzɪk/

A1 a pattern of sounds that is made by playing instruments or singing, or a recording of this:

pop/dance music
classical music
He likes listening to music.
Could you put on some music?
a music festival
a music lesson/teacher

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written signs that represent sounds that can be sung or played with instruments:

I never learnt to read music (= understand written music).

(Definition of “music” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)