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tem·po

tempo

 
 
pronunciation:
tem po
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part of speech: noun
inflections: tempi, tempos
definition: the speed at which a musical piece is to be played.
The fast tempo of the music made it harder but more fun to play.
synonyms:
meter
similar words:
clip, pace, rate, rhythm, speed, time
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The word tempo contains the following part:
temp1, tempor Latin root that means time
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synonyms:
chron, chrono