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adv. Music
To a slight degree or amount; somewhat. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, from Latin paucus; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈpəʊkəʊ; Italian ˈpɔːko) or

un poco

adj, adv
(Music, other) music (in combination) a little; to a small degree: poco rit; un poco meno mosso.
[from Italian: little, from Latin paucus few, scanty]


(ˈpoʊ koʊ)

adv. Music.
somewhat; rather: poco presto.
[1715–25; < Italian: little < Latin paucus few]
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The Sunday Times quoted UKFFFC football director Ewemade Orobator as saying that Pocas "came here to play football seriously.
He said: "Given the fact that banks have closed their branches in rural and valley communities and that one in seven adults in Wales does not have a bank account at all, does the secretary of state not see that Poca is vital to combat financial exclusion in disadvantaged communities?"
Con base en esta informacion se puede destacar que las personas con una antiguedad menor a 5 anos nunca han presentado agotamiento emocional y poco mas de la cuarta parte pocas veces en el ano, cabe resaltar que el 12 % tienen una antiguedad en el cargo entre 5 y 20 anos y presentan agotamiento emocional todos los dias, lo cual podria relacionarse con el entusiasmo y la vision idealista que se tiene al empezar a ejercer la profesion.
(10.) Bacellar F, Beati L, Franca A, Pocas J, Regnery R, Filipe A.