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al·lar·gan·do

 (ä′lär-gän′dō)
adv. & adj. Music
In a gradually broadening style and slowing tempo. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, present participle of allargare, to broaden : al-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + largare, to broaden (from largo, broad, from Latin largus).]
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allargando

(ˌɑːlɑːˈɡændəʊ)
adj, adv
(Classical Music) music (to be performed) with increasing slowness
[Italian, from allargare to make slow or broad]
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Adj.1.allargando - gradually decreasing in tempo and broadening in mannerallargando - gradually decreasing in tempo and broadening in manner
decreasing - music
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