Definition of piped music in English:

piped music

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[mass noun]
  • Pre-recorded background music played through loudspeakers in a public place.
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    • He has written a letter of complaint to the hospital and to Pipedown, a national organisation that campaigns for the banning of piped music in public places.
    • He has also docked his education minister's pay for falling standards and outlawed piped music in public places.
    • Anyone who cannot do without piped music can bring their own choice of music and use headphones, without forcing it on others - if the volume is properly controlled.

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