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noun     harmony pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a situation in which people live and work well with other people, or in a way that does not damage things around them
    harmony between:

    He had to ensure that there was harmony between the different organizations.

    in harmony with:

    tribes living in harmony with nature

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] musicSound effect musical notes that are sung or played at the same time, making a pleasant sound

    the beautiful harmonies of Mozart’s choral works

    in harmony:

    The children sang in perfect harmony.

    1. a.
      [countable] the set of notes that is sung or played with the tune
    2. b.
      [uncountable] music the study of the structure of musical chords and of the relationships between them
  3. 3
    [uncountable] the attractive effect that is created when objects, colours etc combine together well
  4. 4
    [uncountable] a feeling that you are happy and your mind and emotions are well balanced
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