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sight-sing

Syllabification: sight-sing
Pronunciation: /ˈsītˌsiNG/

Definition of sight-sing in English:

verb

[with object]
Sing (music) at sight, without preparation.
Example sentences
  • Many voice students are incorrectly taught to sight-sing by memorizing the sounds of intervals.
  • Learning how to sight-sing starts with learning the musical notes and knowing how to sight-read them.

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