Definition of soundtrack in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsoun(d)ˌtrak/


1A recording of the musical accompaniment to a movie: she has requested a collaboration for the soundtrack to her forthcoming movie
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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.


[with object]
Provide (a movie) 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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Syllabification: sound·track

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