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A rhythmic pattern in which there are four beats, especially four quarter notes, in a measure. This pattern occurs often in classical music and is the norm in rock, jazz, country, and bluegrass.
- ‘Use a 4/4 Common time signature.’
- ‘In common time there are 4 crotchet beats to the bar.’
common time/ˈkämən tīm/
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