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supertonic

[soo-per-ton-ik] /ˌsu pərˈtɒn ɪk/
noun, Music.
1.
the second tone of a diatonic scale, being the next above the tonic.
Origin of supertonic
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; super- + tonic
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supertonic

/ˌsuːpəˈtɒnɪk/
noun (music)
1.
the second degree of a major or minor scale
2.
a key or chord based on this
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