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tempo

noun [C/U]  /ˈtem·poʊ/ (plural tempos) us  
the speed of a movement or activity: [U] Tracy likes the tempo of city life. music Tempo is also the speed at which music is played, sometimes written as a number at the beginning of a piece: [C] It sounded like they were playing at different tempos.
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