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accompaniment

noun
     
Related topics: Music
ac‧com‧pa‧ni‧ment
1APM [uncountable and countable] music that is played in the background at the same time as another instrument or singer that plays or sings the main tune
piano/orchestral/organ/guitar etc accompaniment
He plays folk music with guitar accompaniment.
to the accompaniment of something
An elderly man puffed on a trumpet to the accompaniment of drums and piano.
2 [countable] something that is provided or used with something else:
White wine makes an excellent accompaniment to fish.
3

to the accompaniment of something

APM while something else is happening or while another sound can be heard:
They were exercising to the accompaniment of cheerful music.
4 [countable] something that happens at the same time as another thing

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