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marcato

[mahr-kah-toh; Italian mahr-kah-taw] /mɑrˈkɑ toʊ; Italian mɑrˈkɑ tɔ/
adjective
1.
(of notes or chords in a musical score) strongly accented.
Origin of marcato
1830-1840
1830-40; < Italian: marked
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marcato

/mɑːˈkɑːtəʊ/
adjective
1.
(of notes) heavily accented
adverb
2.
with each note heavily accented
Word Origin
C19: from Italian: marked
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