Definition of overture

Definition of overture
  1. overture Noun An opening.
  2. overture Noun An approach or proposal made to initiate communication, establish a relationship etc.
  3. overture Noun A motion placed before a legislative body, such as the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
  4. overture Noun a musical introduction to a piece of music which may or may not be an integral part of that piece of music.
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