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Again; twice. Used as a direction to repeat a passage.
Used to request an additional performance.
twice; for a second time (used in musical scores to indicate a part to be repeated)
[C19: via Italian from Latin, from Old Latin duis]
1. (Banking & Finance) Bank for International Settlements: an institution, based in Basel, Switzerland, that accepts deposits, makes loans for national central banks, and assists in offsetting speculative movements of funds between the major currencies; set up in 1930
2. (Automotive Engineering) Bosnia-Herzegovina (international car registration)
2. again (used as a direction or interjection in music to repeat a passage).
[1810–20; < Italian < Latin; Old Latin duis twice]