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harmonize

Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːrmənaɪz; ˈhɑːmənaɪz/

Translation of harmonize in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [Music/Música] cantar en armonía 1.2 (be in accord) [colors/ideas] armonizar*
    Example sentences
    • Oriental rugs with their mellowed tones will harmonize with almost any color.
    • A wooden kitchen chair that no longer matches can easily be spray-painted in a color that will harmonize with the new tablecloth and drapes.
    • Make sure they grow shorter than the anchor plant, share its cultural requirements, and harmonize with its colors and textures.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Music/Música] [melody/tune] armonizar* 1.2 (bring into accord) [policies/plans] armonizar*, poner* en armonía
    Example sentences
    • It will also mount a massive lobbying campaign in Brussels to harmonise European copyright with US law, arguing that in an MP3 world rights protection must be universal.
    • The development plan would harmonise the activities of the ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, the agriculture consultative forum and other stakeholders.
    • It is important to address these problems in a coherent and a global way, which requires co-ordination between different government and calls for harmonising and synchronising our approaches.
    Example sentences
    • At the next lesson Milhaud essentially approved the work after a few comments and suggestions, then requested that Trimble harmonize the melody for the next lesson.
    • Those Antipodeans had the same understanding of rhythmic lyrics, chord progressions and harmonising melodies as Ezio.
    • These melodies were harmonized accordingly and subsequently subjected to extensive thematic development in the paradigm of Western-European nineteenth-century compositional procedures.
    Example sentences
    • Rather than singing lyrics, they simply harmonize in tones that seem to alternate between accompanying and leading the music.
    • Tom Petty harmonizes to great effect on the latter, and Springsteen unleashes his most jaw-droppingly savage lead guitar on the former.
    • She had just been going to support her sister but Jo immediately sang a lower part, harmonising.

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