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English definition of “adagio”

adagio

noun [usually sing]     /əˈdɑː.dʒi.əʊ/ US  /-oʊ/ specialized
a piece of music that should be played slowly: Barber's Adagio for StringsForeign words and phrases used in EnglishTechnical music terms adagio     adjective, adverb The adagio movement is beautiful.Foreign words and phrases used in EnglishTechnical music terms
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