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moderato

[mod-uh-rah-toh] /ˌmɒd əˈrɑ toʊ/
adjective, Music.
1.
moderate; in moderate time.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Italian < Latin moderātus moderate
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British Dictionary definitions for moderato

moderato

/ˌmɒdəˈrɑːtəʊ/
adverb (music)
1.
at a moderate tempo
2.
(preceded by a tempo marking) a direction indicating that the tempo specified is to be used with restraint: allegro moderato
Word Origin
C18: from Italian, from Latin moderātus; see moderate
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