Definition of soundtrack in English:


Line breaks: sound|track
Pronunciation: /ˈsaʊn(d)trak


  • 1A recording of the musical accompaniment of a film.
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    • So we have to have a musical soundtrack to sport now in the same way we need a musical soundtrack to film?
    • He wrote his own scripts, composed most of the musical soundtracks and was the cinematographer in a number of his films.
    • Aside from the outline of their plots, however, these two films share another affinity: their musical soundtracks.
  • 1.1A strip on the edge of a film on which the sound component is recorded.


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  • Provide (a film) with a soundtrack: it is soundtracked by the great Ennio Morricone
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    • The film was excellently soundtracked with hits from Van Morrison, the Pretenders, the Pogues, Fine Young Cannibals, and The Who.
    • So they're from Iceland, they play guitars with violin bows and they've soundtracked a film but this doesn't explain why the band and the ambient noise they make have filled out the Liquid Rooms on a Tuesday night.
    • They eventually spent the next two decades soundtracking films and TV shows.

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