Definition of simple time in English:

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simple time

Pronunciation: /ˈsimpəl tīm/

noun

Musical rhythm or meter in which each beat in a measure can 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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Syllabification: sim·ple time

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