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adv. Music
With motion or animation. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, past participle of muovere, to move, from Latin movēre; see meuə- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Music, other) music to be performed with rapidity. See also meno mosso
[Italian, past participle of muovere to move]
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A well-placed source said: "An investigation is underway and is being conducted by Mossos d'Esquadra in the nearby town of Blanes but witnesses have said it was an accident and he wasn't trying to jump from balcony to balcony or anything like that.
He relaunched bilateral commissions between central and regional governments which were inactive since 2011, integrated Catalonia's police (Mossos d'Esquadra) into Spain's intelligence agency (CITCO), and increased the region's spending budget.
Otros asuntos que se muestran en los videos analizados, aunque con una repercusion anecdotica en terminos porcentuales son el llanto de alegria de algunos mossos d'esquadra tras la proclamacion de la Independencia, el controvertido tuit de la periodista Ana Pastor o la reaccion de la Union Europea por un lado, y de la comunidad internacional por otro, a la Declaracion Unilateral de Independencia de Cataluna.
The regional Mossos d'Esquadra police force said that one of four protesters arrested for public order offences carried material to manufacture Molotov cocktails.
One man was arrested in central Barcelona carrying materials that could be used to build an explosive device, the regional Mossos police force said on Twitter.
Some were issued to the Guardia Civil and regional police forces and ceremonial units such as the Catalonian Mossos d'Esquadra.
The Mossos dUo'Esquadra regional police in Catalonia said the explosives unit was activated at the high-speed railway tracks of BarcelonaUo's central Sants station after a security scanner identified an object shaped like a possible explosive device inside a suitcase at 8 a.m.
But the regional police force in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia, the Mossos d'Esquadra, has warned that "doing a challenge such as #InMyFeelingsChallenge could end in criminal charges" if it violates traffic rules.
To report a crime, including stolen property and lost or stolen passports, visit the nearest Policia Nacional, regional police (Ertzaintza in the Basque Country, Mossos d'Esquadra in Catalonia, and Policia Foral in Navarre) or Guardia Civil Station to file a police report (denuncia).