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har·mo·nize

 (här′mə-nīz′)
v. har·mo·nized, har·mo·niz·ing, har·mo·niz·es
v.tr.
1. To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
2. Music To provide harmony for (a melody).
v.intr.
1. To be in agreement; be harmonious. See Synonyms at correspond.
2. Music To sing or play in harmony.

har′mo·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
har′mo·niz′er n.

harmonization

(ˌhɑːmənaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

harmonisation

n
1. the act of harmonizing
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a system, particularly used in the EU, whereby the blue-collar workers and the white-collar workers in an organization have similar status and any former differences in terms and conditions of employment are levelled up

harmonization

The process and/or results of adjusting differences or inconsistencies to bring significant features into agreement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harmonization - a piece of harmonized music
musical harmony, harmony - the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
reharmonisation, reharmonization - a piece of music whose original harmony has been revised
2.harmonization - singing in harmony
singing, vocalizing - the act of singing vocal music

harmonization

noun
Translations
harmonizace
harmonisering
összhangba hozás
samstilling; raddsetning, útsetning
harmonizácia
uyumlama

harmonization

[ˌhɑːmənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Narmonización f

harmonization

[ˌhɑːrmənaɪˈzeɪʃən] harmonisation (British) nharmonisation f

harmonization

n (Mus, fig) → Harmonisierung f

harmony

(ˈhaːməni) plural ˈharmonies noun
1. (of musical sounds, colours etc) (the state of forming) a pleasing combination. The singers sang in harmony.
2. the agreement of people's feelings, opinions etc. Few married couples live in perfect harmony.
harˈmonic (-ˈmo-) adjective
of, or concerned with, especially musical harmony.
harˈmonious (-ˈməu-) adjective
1. pleasant-sounding. a harmonious melody.
2. pleasant to the eye. a harmonious colour scheme.
3. without disagreement or bad feeling. a harmonious relationship.
harˈmoniously adverb
harˈmoniousness noun
ˈharmonize, ˈharmonise verb
1. to sing or play musical instruments in harmony.
2. to add different parts to (a melody) to form harmonies.
3. to (cause to) be in harmony or agreement. The colours in this room harmonize nicely.
harmoniˈzation, harmoniˈsation noun
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