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comment sound played when a key character appears
+1 as although leitmotif is the technical term, many people refer to it as a character's theme, particularly for film soundtracks; it also appears in some song titles, e.g. Princess Leia's Theme, Yoda's Theme.
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reviewed Looks OK sound played when a key character appears
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comment sound played when a key character appears
Indeed, that is the term. I encourage you to improve this answer by excerpting a definition and linking to an authoritative reference, and then you will have my upvote. For additional guidance, I encourage you to visit the help center.
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reviewed Reviewed Difference between terminology and nomenclature?
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comment Difference between terminology and nomenclature?
Welcome to EL&U. Please note that this is not a discussion forum, but a Q&A site, and answers are expected to be definitive. I encourage you to take the site tour and review the help center to learn more.
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comment Personification of cold
@Minnow Please edit the original post to include the additional information if you wish to have this question reopened. Material in comments should be treated as transient; it is not part of the question.
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reviewed Close “in danger”: an adverb or an adjective?
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comment “in danger”: an adverb or an adjective?
Well, it's a prepositional phrase, but whether it is used as an adverb or an adjective depends entirely on context— it is not innately one or the other.
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reviewed Close Clean, concise, snappy synonym for “f—ing awesome”
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comment What do you call someone who has passed deadline?
Possible duplicate of Word for people who don't make their deadline. Related: A word or phrase for “going past a deadline.”
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reviewed Close after reading the subject
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reviewed Close Where is the truth?
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reviewed Looks OK need a word FAST because i am writing a story!
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comment need a word FAST because i am writing a story!
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comment Adrenaline vs epinephrine
Indeed, epinephrine was adopted first in Britain as a generic alternative for Adrenaline as the latter had been trademarked by the U.S. pharmaceutical firm Parke-Davis in 1906. See Tansey, E.M. (1995). What's in a Name? Henry Dale and Adrenaline, 1906. Medical History 39, 459-476.
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reviewed Close Meaning of “Stakes”
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reviewed Close How to differentiate between writing an introduction and a conclusion?
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comment Who decides how a foreign name should be transliterated and why do such transliterations change over the decades?
@TRomano There is no central academy that attempts to regulate English, and even where there are official uses, they are not always followed. By South Korea's official romanization, its president is Bak Geun-hye, yet the traditional Park is almost universal. The FBI, the CIA, and the U.S. military always used Usama bin Laden (UBL), yet he is known generally as Osama bin Laden (see this Slate article for more).
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reviewed Close Noun or adjective required
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reviewed Reviewed Can you help me find the definition and purpose of these satirical strategies?