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temponoun

uk   /ˈtem.pəʊ/  us   /-poʊ/ (plural tempos or specialized tempi )
(Definition of tempo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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temponoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈtem·poʊ/ (plural tempos)
the ​speed of a ​movement or ​activity: [U] Tracy ​likes the tempo of ​citylife. 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.
(Definition of tempo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tempo”
in Spanish tempo…
in Vietnamese tốc độ, nhịp độ…
in Malaysian tempo…
in Thai จังหวะ…
in French tempo…
in German das Tempo…
in Chinese (Simplified) (事情发展的)节奏, 步调, (音乐的)速度,节奏…
in Turkish hız, tempo, (müzik) tempo…
in Russian темп…
in Indonesian tempo musik…
in Chinese (Traditional) (事情發展的)節奏, 步調, (音樂的)速度,節奏…
in Polish tempo…
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