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[ myoo-zik ]
/ ˈmyu zɪk /
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Definition of music

noun

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Idioms about music

    face the music, to meet, take, or accept the consequences of one's mistakes, actions, etc.: He's squandered his money and now he's got to face the music.

Origin of music

1200–50; Middle English musike<Latin mūsica<Greek mousikḕ (téchnē) (the art) of the Muse, feminine of mousikós, equivalent to Moûs(a) Muse + -ikos-ic

OTHER WORDS FROM music

mu·sic·less, adjectivean·ti·mu·sic, noun, adjectiveun·der·mu·sic, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for music

music
/ (ˈmjuːzɪk) /

noun

Word Origin for music

C13: via Old French from Latin mūsica, from Greek mousikē (tekhnē) (art) belonging to the Muses, from Mousa Muse
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