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tune

1. noun MUS melody, air2. noun MUS piece of traditional music3. verb MUS adjust pitch4. verb ENG fix engine5. verb ELECTRON radio6. verb adjust, adapt 7. verb train, develop
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1 noun MUS melody, airfonn masc1  c m uséis fem2  c m uit's sung to the tune of Frère Jacques castar é le fonn Frère Jacquesthat was his signature tune sin an fonn a raibh sé aitheanta leisrock tune fonn rac-cheoil 2 noun MUS piece of traditional musicport masc1fonn masc1  c m utiúin fem2  c m uwe'll play a few tunes casfaimid cúpla fonn, seinnfimid cúpla portit's a Clare tune fonn de chuid an Chláir is ea édance tune port damhsa, port rincefiddle tune port fidlea traditional tune port traidisiúnta, fonn traidisiúnta
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3 verb MUS adjust pitch TRANSITIVEtiúin verb  c m ucuir i dtiúinto tune an instrument uirlis a thiúnadh, uirlis a chur i dtiúin 4 verb ENG fix engine TRANSITIVEtiúin verb  c m ucuir i bhfearasto tune an engine inneall a thiúnadh, inneall a chur i bhfearas 5 verb ELECTRON radio TRANSITIVEtiúin verb  c m ushe tuned to the station thiúin sí chuig an stáisiún, d'aimsigh sí an stáisiún 6 verb adjust, adapt TRANSITIVEcuir in oiriúintto tune a system córas a chur in oiriúintwe tuned the course to the participants chuireamar an cúrsa in oiriúint do na rannpháirtithe 7 verb train, develop TRANSITIVEthe programme tuned many ears to jazz thug an clár cleachtadh do go leor daoine ar an snagcheol
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in tune

1 MUS at correct pitchi dtiúin 2 ENG running smoothlyi ndea-chaoihe kept the engine in tune choinnigh sé an t-inneall i ndea-chaoi, choinnigh sé bail mhaith ar an inneall 3 in agreementar aon intinnwe're in tune on the subject táimid ar aon intinn faoin ábhar

in tune with

1 adapted toeducation must be in tune with changes in society caithfidh an t-oideachas bheith ag teacht le hathruithe sa tsochaí 2 sympathetic tothey're in tune with that kind of film tuigeann siad scannáin den sórt sin

out of tune

1 MUS at wrong pitchas tiúinher voice was out of tune bhí a glór as tiúin 2 ENG not running smoothlyas corsomething was out of tune with the car bhí rud éigin as cor leis an gcarr, bhí rud éigin mícheart leis an gcarr, bhí rud éigin contráilte leis an gcarr

out of tune with

1 not adapted toit's out of tune with Irish music níl sé ag teacht le ceol na hÉireann 2 not sympathetic toI fell out of tune with them ní raibh mé ar aon intinn leo a thuilleadh

to the tune of

informalthey were funded to the tune of €50,000 fuair siad maoiniú €50,000he lost out to the tune of €250,000 bhí sé thíos luach €250,000

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