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string quartet

noun [C] uk   us  
a group of four instruments with strings that play together: A string quartet consists of two violins, a viola, and a cello. a piece of music written for such a group: Haydn's works include 84 string quartets.
Translations of “string quartet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 弦樂四重奏, 弦樂四重奏曲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 弦乐四重奏, 弦乐四重奏曲…
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