There are 2 definitions of BIS in English:


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  • Bank for International Settlements.

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There are 2 definitions of BIS in English:


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  • (As a direction) again.
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    • An alternate way to designate the repeat of a two-measure phrase is the use of word bis (meaning twice) centered in brackets over the phrase.
    • If a short passage of two or three bars is to be repeated then the phrase itself might be highlighted with a line with square ends lying above the bar and the word bis in the middle of the line.
    • For short passages of a bar or so,the word Bis is used.


via French and Italian from Latin, literally 'twice'.

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