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noun     counterpoint pronunciation in British English
/ˈkaʊntə(r)ˌpɔɪnt/
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that produces a different effect from something else, especially in an interesting or attractive way
  2. 2
    [uncountable] two or more tunes that are played together to sound like one tune
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