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obbligato

ob·bli·ga·to (ob·li·ga·to)

obbligato (obligato)

 
pronunciation:
a bl ga to
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: not to be left out; obligatory (used of a musical part or accompaniment that is considered prominent but usu. ornamental).
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: obbligati, obbligatos, obligati, obligatos
definition: an obbligato musical part or accompaniment.