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tenorten‧or1 /ˈtenə $ -ər/ noun  1 [countable] a male singing voice that can reach the range of notes below the lowest woman’s voice, or a man with a voice like this2 [singular, uncountable] the part of a musical work that is written for a tenor voicealto, baritone, bass, soprano Arthur Davies sings the tenor solo.3 the tenor of something
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tenorParts are notated for him in five different clefs bass, tenor, alto, mezzo-soprano and soprano.Primafacie, therefore, the transfer was, in my opinion, valid and effective according to its tenor.Another big favourite was 75-year-old tenor Josef Locke.He was also a member of the royal chapel choir, where he was classified as a taille or tenor.He used to sing tenor in the church choir.But the top of the range featured the solo tenor Francesco Tamagno.The tenor of this book has been pessimistic, but not, I hope, despairing.The tenor often keeps well distant from G minor, and the tonal conflicts created are full of stress.
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tenortenor2 adjective  a tenor voice or instrument has a range of notes that is lower than an alto voice or instrument a tenor saxophone
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tenorOctet featuring the limpid piano of Marc Laginha, Django Bates on tenor horn.A Parker tenor solo begins by skulking menacingly around the regular line of a blues solo before exploding into dissonant space.
From Longman Business Dictionarytenorten‧or /ˈtenə-ər/ noun [countable]BANKING the period of time before a BILL OF EXCHANGE or PROMISSORY NOTE has to be paid, which is stated on the bill or noteLocal Government Promissory Notes normally have a tenor of 91 days or less.
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