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noun American English pronunciation: pitch /pɪtʃ/ 
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singularpitch
pluralpitches
  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] music the high or low quality of a musical note
    1. b.
      [uncountable] the high or low quality of a sound
      pitch of:

      Many actors have been trained to lower the pitch of their voice.

  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] the level or degree of activity or of someone's emotions
    rise to/reach a pitch:

    Excitement and enthusiasm rose to fever pitch (=reached a high level).

    The fighting between the supporters of the two groups reached a new pitch.

    1. a.
      a level of development
      high pitch:

      Expertise in these techniques was already at a high pitch.

  3. 3
    [countable] the things that you say to persuade someone to buy something or to support you
    sales pitch:

    People are very wary of the obvious sales pitch.

    make a pitch (for something):

    She only had ten minutes to make her pitch for the contract.

  4. 6
    [singular/uncountable] the slope of something such as a roof

    The roof had a steep pitch.

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