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Modern Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀνάκρουσις (anakrousis), pushing back), from ἀνακρούω (anakrouō), I push back), from ἀνά (ana), back) + κρούω (krouō), I strike).

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  • IPA: /ænə'kru:sɪs/

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Singular
Anacrusis

Plural
anacruses

Anacrusis (plural anacruses)
  1. Patrono:Prosody an unstressed syllable at the start of a verse
  2. (music) an unstressed note or notes before the first strong beat (or downbeat) of a phrase
    • 1989: Then Etheridge poised his baton, jerked an upbeat, and made the violinists speak the low G and A of their anacrusis. (Burgess, Any Old Iron)

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anacrusis f. pl.

  1. Plural form of anacrusi.vi:anacrusis
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