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American English: /ˈsɛmiˌtoʊn/
, /ˈsɛmˌaɪˌtoʊn/
British English: /ˈsɛmɪtəʊn/

Translation of semitone in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • Smaller intervals were derived on the same principles, so that the octave could eventually be marked out into tones and semitones which might be combined to form other intervals.
    • The subject is almost all semitones, this time expressing yearning and anticipation, rather than sorrow.
    • I remember being particularly horrified at the drop of a semitone on the word ‘Dona’.
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