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con spirito

[ kon -spir-i-toh, kohn; Italian kawn -spee-ree-taw ]
/ kɒn ˈspɪr ɪˌtoʊ, koʊn; Italian kɔn ˈspi ri tɔ /
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adverb

with lively spirit; vigorously (used as a direction in music).

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Origin of con spirito

1890–95; <Italian: literally, with spirit
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British Dictionary definitions for con spirito

con spirito
/ (kɒn ˈspɪrɪtəʊ) /

adjective, adverb

music (to be performed) in a spirited or lively manner (also in the phrases allegro con spirito, presto con spirito)

Word Origin for con spirito

Italian: with spirit
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