/ (ˈdʒuːstəʊ) music /
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(of a tempo marking)
- to be observed strictly
- to be observed appropriatelyallegro giusto
(of a tempo)
- exact; strict
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Word Origin for giusto
Italian: just, proper
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How to use giusto in a sentence
He took the babe in his arms and went forth into the public ways to seek El Giusto.Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)|Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
One of his ancestors before him, Giusto Sperelli, had tried his hand at engraving.The Child of Pleasure|Gabriele D'Annunzio
It has been printed by Gaye, from the original diary of Giusto.Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3)|James Dennistoun
Giusto and Servolo, in the right-hand portion of the church.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
The term tempo giusto is the opposite of tempo rubato (and of the other terms defined in paragraph 113).Music Notation and Terminology|Karl W. Gehrkens