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Pronunciation: /dʒɪt
 
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(also jit jive)

noun

[mass noun]
A style of dance music popular in Zimbabwe.
Example sentences
  • For 25 years, he's been building his own ‘Tuku music’ style, blending trad mbira thumb-piano melodies and percussive katekwe, township mbaqanga and zesty Zimbabwean jit.
  • Besides incorporating chimurenga music based on the rhythms of the mbira, Mtukudzi borrows from mpaqanga and jit.
  • The Edinburgh-based Dance Base runs classes in hip hop, jit and breakdancing for adults and children.

Origin

Shona, from jit 'to dance'.

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abbreviation

(Of manufacturing systems) just-in-time: well-developed JIT systems

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