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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A fundamental or central idea; The principal theme in a speech or literary work v. - Set the central idea of; Give the main address to (an audience).

Usage examples (35)
  • We have a long way to go but the keynote is co-operation and service.
  • The keynote is the same profound simplicity as she sees in her father.
  • Its keynote is decentralization and peaceful development, moral and material.
  • In fulfilling this role the keynote is thorough training and organization for local defence. for more
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