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instrumental in Music topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinstrumentalin‧stru‧men‧tal1 /ˌɪnstrəˈmentl◂/ adjective  1 be instrumental in (doing) something2 APMinstrumental music is for instruments, not for voicesinstrumentally adverb
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instrumentalThe presentation was divided into three sections, the first being instrumental.Strangely the instrumental chapters are spread throughout the book in no logical order.There are a few other forms of experimental instrumental conditioning, such as discrete trials and shaping.He had made Mark's life a misery, been instrumental in his death.Yaki, who was instrumental in negotiating the leases as an aide to Rep.He has been instrumental in the complete change in my appearance - a good hairdresser is a very valuable asset!Vocal and instrumental timbres: symbiosis Curiously, the timbre of an instrument always resembles vocal timbre.