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music

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈmjuːzɪk/
SOUNDS 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/teacherPlaying musicSinging in general
WRITING written signs that represent sounds that can be sung or played with instruments: I never learnt to read music (= understand written music).Writing, reading and studying music
→  See also chamber music , country music , folk music , face the music
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