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Meaning of “overture” - Learner’s Dictionary

overture

noun [C]     /ˈəʊvətjʊər/
a piece of classical music that introduces another longer piece such as an operaMusical pieces
Translations of “overture”
in Arabic افتِتاحِيّة…
in Korean 서곡…
in Malaysian overtur…
in French ouverture…
in Turkish giriş müziği…
in Italian ouverture…
in Chinese (Traditional) 音樂, (尤指歌劇的)序曲,前奏曲…
in Russian увертюра…
in Polish uwertura…
in Vietnamese khúc dạo đầu…
in Spanish obertura…
in Portuguese abertura, prelúdio…
in Thai เพลงโหมโรง…
in German die Overtüre…
in Catalan obertura…
in Japanese (オペラなどの)序曲…
in Indonesian musik pembukaan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 音乐, (尤指歌剧的)序曲,前奏曲…
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