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niente Line breaks: ni¦ente
Pronunciation: /nɪˈɛnteɪ/

Definition of niente in English:

adverb& adjective

Music
(Especially as a direction) with the sound or tone gradually fading to nothing.

Origin

Italian, literally 'nothing'.

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