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Definition of cadence noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cadence

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈkeɪdns//
     
     
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  1. 1(formal) the rise and fall of the voice in speaking He delivered his words in slow, measured cadences.
  2. 2the end of a musical phrase
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cadence