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downbeat in Music topic

downbeatdownbeat2 noun [countable]  1 APMthe first note in a bar of music2 APMthe movement a conductor makes to show when this note is to be played or sung
Examples from the Corpus
downbeatBoth of them said the word on the same downbeat, which made them burst into laughter at how hilarious they sounded.Notice that the patterns rarely fall on the downbeat.