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English noun: quartet

1. quartet (quantity) the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one


Synonyms4, four, foursome, IV, Little Joe, quadruplet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, tetrad


Broader (hypernym)digit, figure

2. quartet (group) four performers or singers who perform together


Synonymsquartette


Broader (hypernym)musical group, musical organisation, musical organization


Narrower (hyponym)barbershop quartet, string quartet, string quartette

3. quartet (group) a set of four similar things considered as a unit


Synonymsquadruple, quadruplet, quartette


Broader (hypernym)set

4. quartet (group) four people considered as a unit


SamplesHe joined a barbershop quartet.
The foursome teed off before 9 a.m..


Synonymsfoursome, quartette


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering


Narrower (hyponym)quadrumvirate

5. quartet (communication) a musical composition for four performers


Synonymsquartette


Broader (hypernym)composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music









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