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tune

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1 a rhythmic series of musical tones arranged to give a pleasing effect
  • hummed a little tune while I sorted the laundry

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3 an approximate amount, extent, or degree
  • retail rents on the fashionable street can run to the tune of $100,000 a year

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tune

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The first known use of tune was in the 14th century

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“Tune.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tune. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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