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tempo

tem·po

tempo

 
 
pronunciation:
tem po
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part of speech: noun
inflections: tempi, tempos
definition 1: the relative speed at which a musical passage or piece is to be performed, usu. indicated by descriptive terms such as "andante" or "vivace" or by metronomic markings.
synonyms:
cadence, meter
similar words:
clip, pace, rate, rhythm, speed, time
definition 2: speed, rhythm, or pattern of motion or activity.
the tempo of a college student's life
synonyms:
pace, pattern, rhythm
similar words:
cadence, order, pulse, rate, speed, time
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