a tempo

[ah-tem-poh; Italian ah-tem-paw]
adverb Music.
resuming the speed obtained preceding ritardando or accelerando.

1730–40; < Italian: in (the regular) time

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a tempo (ɑː ˈtɛmpəʊ)
adj, —adv
1.  to the original tempo
2.  a passage thus marked
[Italian: in (the original) time]

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Example sentences
What a tempo from an agency which is located in a country that has sophisticated labs and the best scientists in the world.
And he has clearly directed to get a tempo that suggests irritation and ennui.
What is still required in order to project these relationships during performance is the clock function of a tempo.
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