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keynote

key·note

keynote

 
pronunciation:
ki not
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in music, the note defining the basic tonality of a piece or section of a piece; tonic.
synonyms:
key, tonic
similar words:
note, pitch, tonality, tone
definition 2: the main idea of a speech, program, or the like.
synonyms:
core, gist, keystone, pith, substance, theme
similar words:
center, essence, heart, marrow, nucleus, soul
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: keynoted, keynotes, keynoting
definition: to deliver the main address at.
He keynoted the conference.
similar words:
address, announce, headline