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con moto

[ kon moh-toh, kohn; Italian kawn maw-taw ]
/ kɒn ˈmoʊ toʊ, koʊn; Italian kɔn ˈmɔ tɔ /
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adverb
with spirited drive; animatedly (used as a musical direction).
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Origin of con moto

1890–95; <Italian: with animation
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British Dictionary definitions for con moto

con moto
/ (kɒn ˈməʊtəʊ) /

adjective, adverb
music (to be performed) in a brisk or lively manner

Word Origin for con moto

Italian, literally: with movement
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