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The first violinist in a symphony orchestra.


(ˈkɒnsətˌmɑːstə) or


(Classical Music) a US and Canadian word for leader2a


(ˈkɒn sərtˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər)

the principal first violinist in a symphony orchestra, often serving as assistant to the conductor.
[1875–80; translation of German Konzertmeister]


[ˈkɒnsətˌmɑːstəʳ] N (US) → primer violín m


[ˈkɒnsərtmɑːstər] (US, Australian) n [orchestra] → premier violon m


n (US) → Konzertmeister m
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