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noun chorus pronunciation in British English /ˈkɔːrəs/
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  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.
  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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