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non troppo

[non trop-oh, troh-poh, nohn troh-poh; Italian nawn trawp-paw] /nɒn ˈtrɒp oʊ, ˈtroʊ poʊ, noʊn ˈtroʊ poʊ; Italian nɔn ˈtrɔp pɔ/
noun, Music.
1.
not too much:
allegro non troppo.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Italian
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non troppo

/ˈnɒn ˈtrɒpəʊ/
adverb
1.
(music) (preceded by a musical direction, esp a tempo marking) not to be observed too strictly (esp in the phrases allegro ma non troppo, adagio ma non troppo)
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