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up-tempo

[uhp-tem-poh] /ˈʌpˌtɛm poʊ/
noun, plural up-tempos, up-tempi
[uhp-tem-pee] /ˈʌpˌtɛm pi/ (Show IPA)
1.
a bouncy, fast tempo in music.
adjective
2.
characterized by a fast and bouncy tempo.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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