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1. The sound produced by beating a drum.
2. Vehement, persistent advocacy of a cause: "the drumbeat of criticism of the news media from the right" (Michael Pollan).
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(Instruments) the sound made by beating a drum
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the rhythmic sound of a drum.
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|Noun||1.||drumbeat - the sound made by beating a drum |
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
|2.||drumbeat - (military) the beating of a drum as a signal for lowering the flag at sundown|
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
tattoo - a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters
|3.||drumbeat - a vehement and vociferous advocacy of a cause; "the warmongers kept up their drumbeat on Iraq"|
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drumbeat[ˈdrʌmˌbiːt] N → redoble m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
drumbeat[ˈdrʌmˌbiːt] n → colpo di tamburo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995