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English definition of “musical”

musical

adjective     /ˈmjuːzɪkəl/
OF MUSIC [always before noun] A2 relating to music: a musical instrument Playing musicSinging in generalWriting, reading and studying music
ABILITY good at playing music: She comes from a very musical family.Playing musicSinging in general
musically adverb
(Definition of musical adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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