espressivo

[ es-pre-see-voh; Italian es-pres-see-vaw ]
/ ˌɛs prɛˈsi voʊ; Italian ˌɛs prɛsˈsi vɔ /
Music.

adjective

adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for espressivo

espressivo
/ (ˌɛsprɛˈsiːvəʊ) /

adjective, adverb

music (to be performed) in an expressive manner

Word Origin for espressivo

Italian
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