leitmotiv

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leitmotiv noun
or leitmotif /ˈlaɪtmoʊˌtiːf/
plural leitmotivs or leitmotifs
leitmotiv
noun
or leitmotif /ˈlaɪtmoʊˌtiːf/
plural leitmotivs or leitmotifs
Learner's definition of LEITMOTIV
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: something (such as a short piece of music, an idea, or a phrase) that is repeated many times throughout an opera, book, story, etc.
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