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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The speed or pattern of motion or activity. Also: The speed at which a musical passage or piece is to be played.

Usage examples (34)
  • A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo.
  • More than that, the book has a certain tempo to it.
  • I thought we controlled the tempo from the beginning.
  • And the tempo is high enough for one to wiggle around to. for more
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