Keynote meaning

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To give or set the keynote of.
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The tonic of a musical key.
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A prime underlying element or theme.
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(informal) To give a keynote address at.

Keynoted the press luncheon.

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The basic idea or ruling principle, as of a speech or policy.
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To give the keynote of.
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To deliver the keynote address at.
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(music) The note on which a musical key is based; the tonic.
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The main theme of a speech, a written work, or a conference.
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A speech that sets the main theme of a conference or other gathering; a keynote speech or keynote address.
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To deliver a speech that sets the main theme of a conference or other gathering.
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Origin of keynote