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drum·beat

 (drŭm′bēt′)
n.
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).

drumbeat

(ˈdrʌmˌbiːt)
n
(Instruments) the sound made by beating a drum

drum•beat

(ˈdrʌmˌbit)

n.
the rhythmic sound of a drum.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drumbeat - the sound made by beating a drumdrumbeat - 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
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
3.drumbeat - a vehement and vociferous advocacy of a cause; "the warmongers kept up their drumbeat on Iraq"
advocacy, protagonism - active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
Translations

drumbeat

[ˈdrʌmˌbiːt] Nredoble m

drumbeat

[ˈdrʌmˌbiːt] ncolpo di tamburo
References in classic literature ?
As the noise and rapidity of the drumbeats increased the dancers apparently became intoxicated with the wild rhythm and the savage yells.
On the first day, the young boys and girls gathered at the community hall in Rambur and sang songs and danced to the drumbeat. The members of Kalasha community prepared cornbread, buttermilk and cheese and distributed them among the local people, foreign and domestic tourists to celebrate the festival.
On the first day of the festival, young boys and girls of the valley gathered at the community hall in Rambur and sang songs and danced to the drumbeat as they celebrated the annual harvest.
The PSC has taken the initiative to drumbeat the SEA Games on March 26 at the Rizal Memorial baseball field with the Go Pilipinas Go program, a gathering of the country's past and present sports heroes to motivate the national athletes.
Following a drumbeat of negative press tying her to federally charged Alderman Ed Burke, Cook County Board President and mayoral contender Toni Preckwinkle said she is returning all of the $116,000 she raised at Burke's house in January 2018.
We have to start alarming every family to do the drumbeat. Drumbeat, I mean make this our deep concern , and go to the streets band together fight for the safety and lives of every citizen.
They move in rhythm together with the drumbeat. Lightly touching the waist of the girl in front of her, each dancer keeps in step as the line of six to ten girls weaves around in a large circle.
He believes Amazon's second headquarters could be intended to prepare for a spin-off and highlights CEO Jeff Bezos' recent comments about the "increased drumbeat for greater regulatory scrutiny." May thinks there are other benefits of separating these two divisions and that those benefits outweigh the reasons for not pursuing a separation.
A fox dragged the head into Drumbeat School, Bromley, South East London, CCTV showed.
Matthysse and his promoter, Oscar DeLa Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions, are arriving to drumbeat the event.
This drumbeat is building because, whether you are talking to business, government, or nonprofit leaders, there is a common knowledge we all share.
B'fcndchen's comments received only a fraction of the attention they deserved, as Malcolm Gladwell, who has written extensively about head trauma in football, noted on a podcast in June."Why isn't there a stronger drumbeat for him to retire?" Gladwell asked, adding,"I do not want to see Tom Brady at 55 drooling into a cup." Alarmist?