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tutti

[too-tee; Italian toot-tee] /ˈtu ti; Italian ˈtut ti/ Music.
adjective
1.
all; all the voices or instruments together.
2.
intended for or performed by all (or most of) the voices or instruments together, as a passage or movement in concert music (opposed to solo).
noun, plural tuttis.
3.
a tutti passage or movement.
4.
the tonal product or effect of a tutti performance.
Origin of tutti
1715-1725
1715-25; < Italian, plural of tutto all
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tutti

/ˈtʊtɪ/
adjective, adverb
1.
(music) to be performed by the whole orchestra, choir, etc Compare soli
Word Origin
C18: from Italian, pl of tutto all, from Latin tōtus
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