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con amore

[ konuh-mawr-ee, -mawr-ey, -mohr-ee, -mohr-ey, kohn; Italian kawn ah-maw-re ]
/ kɒn əˈmɔr i, -ˈmɔr eɪ, -ˈmoʊr i, -ˈmoʊr eɪ, koʊn; Italian kɔn ɑˈmɔ rɛ /
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adverb
(italics)Italian. with love, tender enthusiasm, or zeal.
tenderly and lovingly (used as a musical direction).
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Origin of con amore

First recorded in 1730–40

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British Dictionary definitions for con amore

con amore
/ (kɒn æˈmɔːrɪ) /

adjective, adverb
music (to be performed) lovingly

Word Origin for con amore

C19: from Italian: with love
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