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tanto

[tahn-toh; Italian tahn-taw] /ˈtɑn toʊ; Italian ˈtɑn tɔ/
adverb, Music.
1.
(of a musical direction) too much; so much.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; Italian < Latin tantum so much
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British Dictionary definitions for tanto

tanto

/ˈtæntəʊ; Italian ˈtanto/
adverb
1.
too much: allegro ma non tanto See non troppo
Word Origin
C19: from Italian, from Latin tantum so much
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