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How to Pronounce quintet?

Correct pronunciation for the word "quintet" is [kwɪntˈɛt], [kwɪntˈɛt], [k_w_ɪ_n_t_ˈɛ_t].

"Quintet" in context

A quintet is a set of five people or things. In music, a quintet is a composition for five instruments or voices. Chamber music is often written in a quintet, featuring two violins, a viola, a cello and a double bass. One of the most famous quintets, written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1786, contains three movements and has become iconic in classical music.

In literature, a quintet is a group of five characters. These characters relate to each other in some way and can form a team or a group of friends.

What are similar-sounding words for quintet?

Usage over time for quintet:

This graph shows how "quintet" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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