quartet

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From French quartette, from Italian quartetto. Doublet of cuarteto.

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quartet (plural quartets)

  1. (music) A music composition in four parts, each performed by a single voice or instrument.
    A string quartet.
  2. (music) The set of four musicians who perform a piece of music together in four parts.
    A quartet of violinists.
  3. (music) A group of four singers, usually males, who sings together in four-part harmony.
    A gospel quartet.
  4. Any group of four, especially people.
    • 2015, Tony Holmes, American Eagles: US Fighter Pilots in the RAF 1939-1945
      The last of the quartet of American fighter pilots to join the RAF before the war was Cyril 'Pussy' Palmer, who was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in March 1918.

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quartet m (plural quartets)

  1. quartet

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quartet m (plural quartets)

  1. quartet