Meaning of INSTRUMENTAL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪnstrəment(ə)l ]
Someone or something that is instrumental in a process or event helps to make it happen.
In his first years as chairman he was instrumental in raising the company’s wider profile...
ADJ : usu v-link ADJ , oft ADJ in -ing / n
Instrumental music is performed by instruments and not by voices.
...a cassette recording of vocal and instrumental music.
ADJ : ADJ n
Instrumentals are pieces of instrumental music.
The last track on the CD is an instrumental.
N-COUNT : usu pl
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006