accompaniment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ə-kŭmʹpə-nē-mənt, IPA(key): /ə.ˈkʌm.pə.ni.mənt/, /ə.ˈkʌmp.ni.mənt/
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Noun[edit]

accompaniment (plural accompaniments)

  1. (music) A part, usually performed by instruments, that gives support or adds to the background in music, or adds for ornamentation; also, the harmony of a figured bass.
  2. That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.

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