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adj. - Slowing (in music), usually abruptly.

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Usage examples (5)
  • Come se i giornali statunitensi avessero ritenuto una notizia il fatto che Repubblica si fosse schierata per Veltroni.
  • After the ritenuto the matter becomes more affecting; the sighs and groans, yet for a while kept under restraint, grow louder with the increasing agitation, till at last...
  • The nut tree before the house puts forth its green leaves and sheds its fragrance; its blossoms are lovingly embraced by the soft breezes, whispering to each other two by two,...
  • 'l duca Cosimo lo pose a sedere insieme con certi altri suoi colleghi, si adir√≤ malamente; e se la disputa della provvisione non l' avesse ritenuto, sarebbe ito a...
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