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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A musical composition written for six performers; Six people considered as a unit; A set of six similar things considered as a unit; Six performers or singers who perform together; The cardinal number that is the sum of five and one.

Usage examples (32)
  • He created one of his best sextet during his vacation trip at Hawaii.
  • I know what a sextet is but I had rather not say.
  • Iran's fiery rhetoric, and Russia has labored with the "sextet" to annul the
  • And he says the U.S. should join what Russia calls the 'sextet' of Britain, France, Russia, for more
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