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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·com·pa·ni·ment /əˈkʌmpənimənt, ˈkʌmpni-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·com·pa·ni·ment n.  That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry. Specifically: Mus. A part performed by instruments, accompanying another part or parts performed by voices; the subordinate part, or parts, accompanying the voice or a principal instrument; also, the harmony of a figured bass.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in
           connection with another [syn: concomitant, co-occurrence]
      2: a subordinate musical part; provides background for more
         important parts [syn: musical accompaniment, backup, support]
      3: the act of accompanying someone or something in order to
         protect them [syn: escort]