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Definition of harmony noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. harmonies)
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  1. 1[uncountable] a state of peaceful existence and agreement the need to be in harmony with our environment to live together in perfect harmony social/racial harmony compare discord
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] (music) the way in which different notes that are played or sung together combine to make a pleasing sound to sing in harmony to study four-part harmony passionate lyrics and stunning vocal harmonies compare discord
  3. 3[countable, uncountable] a pleasing combination of related things the harmony of color in nature The designer's aim is to produce a harmony of shape and texture.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: harmony

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