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instrumental 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
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Serving as an instrument or means in pursuing an aim or policy,
  1. Serving as an instrument or means in pursuing an aim or policy
    • - the society was instrumental in bringing about legislation
  2. Relating to something's function as an instrument or means to an end
    • - a very instrumental view of education and how it relates to their needs
  3. (of music) Performed on instruments, not sung
    • - a largely instrumental piece
  4. Relating to musical instruments
    • - brilliance of instrumental color
  5. Of or relating to an implement or measuring device
    • - instrumental error
    • - instrumental delivery of a baby
  6. Denoting or relating to a case of nouns and pronouns (and words in grammatical agreement with them) indicating a means or instrument

  1. A piece of (usually nonclassical) music performed solely by instruments, with no vocals

  2. The instrumental case

  3. A noun in the instrumental case

  1. relating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments; "instrumental compositions"; "an instrumental ensemble"
  2. implemental: serving or acting as a means or aid; "instrumental in solving the crime"
  3. (Instrumentals (Lil Rob album)) Instrumentals is an album by rapper Lil Rob.
  4. (Instrumentals (Mouse on Mars album)) Fourth album by German electronica group Mouse on Mars, released in 1997. It was their first album for their own label Sonig Records released originally only vinyl. It was later reissued on compact disc by the music labels Domino and Thrill Jockey in 2000.
  5. za (behind), před (in front of), mezi (between), pod(e) (below), s(e) (with), nad(e) (above).
  6. A feature of values or valued things which is extrinsic: had by things insofar as they are not desirable or commendable in and of themselves but rather for the sake of,. or as a means to, something else. ...
  7. Actions done to accomplish a greater consequence or end.  For example, punishments carried out in the name of (general) deterrence punish particular individuals in order to prevent others in society from commiting the same actions; punishment teaches others in society a lesson. ...
  8. to be played by an orchestra of the relatively moderate size customary at the time.
  9. Music performed on intruments, not sung.
  10. marking the instrument (John hit the nail with a hammer)
  11. This is when the child uses language to express their needs (e.g.'Want juice')
  12. Value -- something that is valuable as a means to obtain something more valuable
  13. HRM Stresses the rational, quantitative aspects of managing human resources. Performance improvement and improved competitive advantage are highlighted.
  14. using instruments only, with no words.
  15. describes music written for instruments but not for the voice
  16. "In this company, people protect their own interests above all else," "In this company, people are mostly out for themselves," and "People are expected to do anything to further the company's interests, regardless of the consequences."
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  18. By the use of instruments.
  19. Not felt by many people unless in favorable conditions.
  20. a purely instrumental song (without vocals).