accompaniment

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ə.ˈkʌm.pə.ni.mənt/ or /ə.ˈkʌmp.ni.mənt/
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Noun[change]

Singular
accompaniment

Plural
accompaniments

  1. (countable & uncountable) (music) Accompaniment is music played as background to a featured musician.
    She has produced 10 new songs recorded with orchestral or big-band accompaniment.
  2. (countable & uncountable) Accompaniment is something that is together with something else.
    The prime minister has taken this trip without the usual accompaniment of the press.
    Salad is an ideal accompaniment to any meat or fish.

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