There are 2 definitions of tempo in English:

tempo1

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛmpəʊ
 
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noun (plural tempos or tempi /-piː/)

1 Music The speed at which a passage of music is or should be played.
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  • Listening to music with a slow tempo helps calm the mind.
  • He worked with the pianist to get the tempi of the music precisely right.
  • Clapping her hands she set the tempo for the music.
Synonyms
2The rate or speed of motion or activity; pace: the tempo of life dictated by a heavy workload
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  • He wants to maintain the tempo of his activities at a high level.
  • The tempo and pace of the game had increased.
  • The tempo of economic activity has slowed.
Synonyms

Origin

mid 17th century (as a fencing term denoting the timing of an attack): from Italian, from Latin tempus 'time'.

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Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something

There are 2 definitions of tempo in English:

tempo2

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛmpəʊ
 
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noun (plural tempos)

trademark
(In South Asia) a light three-wheeled delivery van.
More example sentences
  • Motorcycles, cars, tempos and lorries are vying for parking space.
  • The only vehicles with whom I lose out are call centre cabs and tempos.
  • About forty-five vehicles, including motorbikes, auto-rickshaws and tempos, were burned

Origin

an invented word.

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