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marcato

[ mahr-kah-toh; Italian mahr-kah-taw ]
/ mɑrˈkɑ toʊ; Italian mɑrˈkɑ tɔ /
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adjective
(of notes or chords in a musical score) strongly accented.
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Origin of marcato

1830–40; <Italian: marked
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British Dictionary definitions for marcato

marcato
/ (mɑːˈkɑːtəʊ) music /

adjective
(of notes) heavily accented
adverb
with each note heavily accented

Word Origin for marcato

C19: from Italian: marked
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