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- n. a falling cadence in which the ear expects the a dominant chord to resolve to the tonic, but resolves to something else (usually a submediant chord) instead.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a cadence on the subdominant, or in some foreign key, postponing the final close.
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