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tempo

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tempo (plural tempos or tempi)

  1. (plural: tempos) a frequency or rate
  2. (chess, plural: tempos) a move which is part of one's own plan or strategy and forces, e.g. by means of a check or attacking a piece, the opponent to make a move which is not bad but of no use for him (the player gains a tempo, the opponent loses a tempo), or equivalently a player achieves the same result in fewer moves by one approach rather than another.
  3. (plural: tempos) timing of a particular event – earlier or later than in an alternative situation (as in chess example)
  4. (music, plural: tempi) The number of beats per minute in a piece of music; also, an indicative term denoting approximate rate of speed in written music (examples: allegro, andante)
  5. A small truck of cargo van with three or four wheels, commonly used for commercial transport and deliveries (particularly in Asian and African countries)--a genericided trademark originally associated with Vidal & Sohn Tempo-Werke GmbH that manufactured such vehicles.

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tempo n

  1. speed, pace, rate
  2. (music): tempo
  3. (swimming): stroke

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian tempo, from Latin tempus (time).

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  • IPA(key): /tɛmpo/, [ˈtˢɛmpʰo], [ˈtˢɛmb̥o]

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tempo n (singular definite tempoet, plural indefinite tempoer or tempi)

  1. pace
  2. rate
  3. tempo
  4. stage

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tempo n (plural tempo's, diminutive tempootje n)

  1. tempo

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin tempus; Italian, Portuguese tempo; French temps; Spanish tiempo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtempo/
  • Hyphenation: tem‧po

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tempo (accusative singular tempon, plural tempoj, accusative plural tempojn)

  1. time
    Numomente, mi ne havas tempon por fari vojaĝon.
    At the moment, I don't have time to make a trip.
  2. (grammar) tense
    La sufikso -os indikas la estonta verba tempo.
    The suffix -os indicates the future verb tense.

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GalicianEdit

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From Latin tempus.

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tempo m (plural tempos)

  1. time
  2. period, age
  3. (grammar) tense

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IdoEdit

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tempo (plural tempi)

  1. time

ItalianEdit

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From Latin tempus, from Proto-Indo-European *tempos (stretch), from the root *temp- (to stetch, string).

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tempo m (plural tempi)

  1. time
  2. time, age, period
    bei tempi!, those were the days!
  3. part (of a film, show, etc.)
    primo tempo, secondo tempo, first part, second part (of a film.)
  4. weather
    tempo da lupi - lousy weather
  5. (music) time, tempo, rhythm.
  6. (grammar) tense
    tempo passato, past tense.

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tempō

  1. dative singular of tempus
  2. ablative singular of tempus

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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tempo n (definite singular tempoet, indefinite plural tempi or tempo or tempoer, definite plural tempiene or tempoa or tempoene)

  1. a tempo

Norwegian NynorskEdit

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tempo n (definite singular tempoet, indefinite plural tempo, definite plural tempoa)

  1. a tempo

PapiamentuEdit

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tempo

  1. time

PolishEdit

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tempo n

  1. tempo

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tempo, from Latin tempus (time), from Proto-Indo-European *tempos (stretch).

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tempo m (plural tempos)

  1. (uncountable) time (the progression from the present into the future)
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 135:
      Não vi o tempo passar.
      I didn't notice the time passing.
  2. (uncountable) time (quantity of availability of duration)
    Não há tempo para explicar, entra no carro!
    There is no time to explain, get in the car!
  3. a duration of time
    Ficara muito tempo na cadeia.
    He had spent a lot of time in jail.
  4. (uncountable) weather (state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place)
  5. time; era
    O tempo dos dinossauros.
    The time of the dinosaurs.
  6. season (part of a year when something particular happens)
    É tempo de colheita.
    It is harvest season.
  7. (grammar) tense (forms of a verb which distinguish when an action occurs)
  8. (sports) a subdivision of the duration of a match (such as halves in football, quarters in basketball)

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tempo!

  1. (sports) time out (call for a time-out)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

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  • IPA(key): /těmpo/
  • Hyphenation: tem‧po

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tèmpo m (Cyrillic spelling тѐмпо)

  1. tempo

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