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adv. & adj. Music
With strong accentuation. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, past participle of marcare, to mark, accent, from Old Italian; see demarcation.]


(mɑːˈkɑːtəʊ) music
(Classical Music) (of notes) heavily accented
(Classical Music) with each note heavily accented
[C19: from Italian: marked]


(mɑrˈkɑ toʊ)

Music. strongly accented.
[1830–40; < Italian: literally, marked, past participle of marcare to mark, n. derivative of marca, marco mark « Germanic; see mark1]


with each note emphasized distinctly
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