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music the part of a song that does not change and is repeated several times
the words of a song
a group of lines in a poem or a song that are repeated regularly
informalmusic a shout on a rap record that does not form part of the main song, usually saying something good about someone
a group of words or sentences that form one section of a poem or song
used about the words of a song, rather than the music
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
the spirit of a dead person that someone sees or hears
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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