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One entry found for overture.
Main Entry: over·ture
Pronunciation: primarystressomacr-vschwa(r)-secondarystresschudot(schwa)r, -chschwar
Function: noun
1 : an opening offer : PROPOSAL <the enemy made overtures for peace>
2 a : a musical composition played by the orchestra as the introduction to an opera or musical play b : a piece of music in the style of an overture for concert performance

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