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piped music

n
(Music, other) light popular music prerecorded and played through amplifiers in a shop, restaurant, factory, etc, as background music. See also Muzak
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Translations
halk zene

piped music

[ˈpaɪptˌmjuːzɪk] nmusica di sottofondo
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