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noun chorus pronunciation in British English /ˈkɔːrəs/ 
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singularchorus
pluralchoruses
  1. 1
    [countable] music the part of a song that does not change and is repeated several times

    He encouraged the audience to join in the chorus.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of chorus
    1. a.
      music a piece of music that is sung by a large group of people
      Synonyms and related words for this sense of chorus
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a group of people speaking together
    in chorus:

    'Good morning, Mrs Fulton,' the children answered in chorus.

    1. a.
      [countable] a group of people expressing the same opinion

      The government's proposals have been met with a growing chorus of disapproval.

  3. 3
    [countable] music a large group of people who sing together

    the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus

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    1. a.
      a group of singers and dancers who perform together in a show but who are not the main performers

      Her first job was in the chorus and now she plays the leading role.

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