Definition of common time in English:

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common time

noun

[mass noun] Music
A rhythmic pattern in which there are two or four beats, especially four crotchets, in a bar.
Example sentences
  • Use a 4/4 Common time signature.
  • In common time there are 4 crotchet beats to the bar.

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