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temponoun

uk   /ˈtem.pəʊ/ us   /ˈtem.poʊ/ plural tempos or specialized tempi
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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 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.
(Definition of tempo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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