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Meaning of “band” - Learner’s Dictionary

band

noun [C]     /bænd/
MUSIC
A1 a group of musicians who play modern music together: a jazz bandGroups of musicians
LINE
a line of a different colour or design: The rugby team's shirts are white with a red band around the middle.Patterns and shapes
CIRCLE
a piece of material put around something: an elastic band Bands, straps and strips
PEOPLE
a group of people who do something together: the Cathedral's band of regular worshippersGroups of people
PART UK
one of the groups that something is divided into: the 20-25 age band →  See also elastic band , rubber band Groups of people
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