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allargando

[ ah-lahr-gahn-doh, -gan-; Italian ahl-lahr-gahn-daw ]
/ ˌɑ lɑrˈgɑn doʊ, -ˈgæn-; Italian ˌɑl lɑrˈgɑn dɔ /
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adjective Music.

becoming slower and broader.

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Origin of allargando

1890–95; <Italian: al to the + largando broadening. See large
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British Dictionary definitions for allargando

allargando
/ (ˌɑːlɑːˈɡændəʊ) /

adjective, adverb

music (to be performed) with increasing slowness
Italian, from allargare to make slow or broad
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