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accompaniment

ac·com·pa·ni·ment

accompaniment

pronunciation:
kuhm p ni mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a part of a piece of music that supports or provides background for another, more important part.
The pianist played an accompaniment for the singer.
definition 2: something that is added to or goes along with something else.
She served fruit as an accompaniment to the cake.
similar words:
accessory, complement
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