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noun melody pronunciation in British English /ˈmelədi/ 
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singularmelody
pluralmelodies
  1. 1
    [countable] music a tune or song, especially a simple one

    a sad haunting melody

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    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] music the main tune in a piece of music with several parts that are sung or played together
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] a beautiful quality that reminds you of music

    the melody of her laughter

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