Tenor Meaning and Definition

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Tenor meaning

Word: Tenor



1. A singing voice between baritone and alto or countertenor, the highest of the ordinary adult male range.

Example sentences: "Your teachers were all baritones and even your tenor voice has a distinct baritonal touch to it."



1. The general meaning, sense, or content of something.

Example sentences: "The general tenor of the debate"

2. The actual wording of a document.

Example sentences: "From the tenor of the letters, it is clear to the Court that a parent dictated them."

3. The time that must elapse before a bill of exchange or promissory note becomes due for payment.

Example sentences: "The Central Bank came into the market with term deposits for the 7, 14, 21 and 32 days tenors."

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