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noun music     bass pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable]Sound effect the lowest male singing voice

    He sings bass in the church choir.

    1. a.
      [countable] a man who has a very low singing voice
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    2. b.
      [singular] the musical part for a bass voice or for an instrument that plays very low notes
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] the lower half of the full range of musical notes
    See also treble
  3. 4
    [countable] a double bass


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