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English definition of “cadence”

cadence

noun [C] uk   /ˈkeɪ.dəns/ us  

cadence noun [C] (VOICE)

the regular rise and fall of the voiceWays of speaking

cadence noun [C] (MUSIC)

specialized music a set of chords (= different notes played together) at the end of a piece of musicTechnical music terms
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