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instrumental

1. adjective MUS played on instruments2. adjective MUS to do with musical instruments3. adjective relating to tool or measuring instrument4. adjective important to sth being done5. adjective being means to an end6. adjective LING of case7. noun MUS piece of music8. noun LING case, word 1 adjective MUS played on instrumentsuirlise  c m uceol uirliseionstraimeach technical term adj1  c m uit's an instrumental part is páirt ceol uirlise éit's a purely instrumental piece ceol uirlise amháin atá sa phíosathey play an instrumental version of the song seinneann siad leagan ceol uirlise den amhráninstrumental music ceol uirlise 2 adjective MUS to do with musical instrumentsuirlise  c m uuirlisí  c m uthey have instrumental teachers tá múinteoirí uirlisí acuit's a simple instrumental arrangement cóiriú simplí le haghaidh uirlisí is ea é
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3 adjective relating to tool or measuring instrumentionstraimeach adj1  c m uionstraimeinstrumental analysis anailís ionstraimeach 4 adjective important to sth being donelárnach adj1  c m uríthábhachtach adj1  c m ufunding played an instrumental role in the development bhí ról lárnach ag maoiniú san fhorbairther experience was instrumental in the process bhí a cuid taithí ríthábhachtach sa phróiseaspersonal commitment is always instrumental bíonn an-tábhacht i gcónaí leis an tiomantas pearsanta 5 adjective being means to an endthey have a purely instrumental attitude to culture níl sa chultúr ach uirlis acu, is mar uirlis amháin atá aird ar an gcultúr acu 6 adjective LING of caseuirliseach  c m u 7 noun MUS piece of musicceol uirlisepíosa ceol uirlise 8 noun LING case, worduirliseach  c m u