Definition of simple time in English:

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simple time

noun

[mass noun]
Musical rhythm or metre in which each beat in a bar may be subdivided simply into halves or quarters. Compare with compound time.
Example sentences
  • Never dot a minim or crotchet rest in simple time.
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