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seventh chord

noun, Music.
a chord formed by the superposition of three thirds.
Origin of seventh chord
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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seventh chord

(music) a chord consisting of a triad with a seventh added above the root See dominant seventh chord, diminished seventh chord, major seventh chord, minor seventh chord
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