music

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music

Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: myo͞o'zĭk
  • IPA: /ˈmjuːzɪk/
  • SAMPA: /"mju:zIk/
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  • Hyphenation: mu‧sic

Noun[change]

Singular
music

Plural
musics

Sheet music for a piece by Chopin
  1. (uncountable) Sounds that are played on musical instruments or sung with a certain rhythm and harmony, and forming melodies.
    You cannot make any music with this trumpet, it is broken.
  2. (uncountable) Written rules on how to play a piece of music, also called sheet music.
    This book has the lyrics and the music to many children songs.
  3. (uncountable) Anything that sounds nice or interesting.
    The music of the wind reached his ear.
    Your words are music to my ears.

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