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motif meaning and definition

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MOTIF noun

Definition of motif (noun)

  1. a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration
  2. a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
  3. a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    • "it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme"
    • synonyms: theme
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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