overture

US [ˈoʊvərˌtʃʊr]
UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌtjʊə(r)]
  • n.(歌剧或芭蕾舞的)序曲;友好姿态;建议
  • Web前奏曲;提案;提议
Plural Form:overtures  
overture
n.
1.
(歌剧或芭蕾舞的)序曲,前奏曲a piece of music written as an introduction to an opera or a ballet
Prokofiev's overture to ‘Romeo and Juliet’
普罗科菲耶夫《罗密欧与朱丽叶序曲》
2.
[usupl]
~ (to sb)
友好姿态;建议a suggestion or an action by which sb tries to make friends, start a business relationship, have discussions, etc. with sb else
He began making overtures to a number of merchant banks.
他开始主动同一些投资银行接触。

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