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noun resonance pronunciation in British English /ˈrezənəns/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an emotional effect produced by something that reminds you of something else

    This is an anniversary that has great resonance for survivors of the train crash.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] if a sound has resonance, it is deep and clear and continues for a long time
  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] science a sound that something makes as a result of sound waves from another object


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