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as·sai

 (ä-sī′)
adv. Music
Very. Used in tempo directions: allegro assai.

[Italian, from Vulgar Latin *ad satis, to sufficiency; see asset.]

assai

(æˈsaɪ)
adv
(Music, other) music (usually preceded by a musical direction) very: allegro assai.
[Italian: enough]

assai

(æˈsaɪ)
n
1. (Plants) any of several Brazilian palm trees of the genus Euterpe, esp E. edulis, that have small dark purple fleshy edible fruit
2. (Cookery) a beverage made from the fruit of this tree
[via Brazilian Portuguese from Tupi]

as•sa•i

(əˈsaɪ)

adv. Music.
very: allegro assai (very quick).
[1715–25; < Italian: literally, enough « Latin ad (up) to + satis enough. See asset]
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Assai Ardakani and representatives of other development partners in the country also participated in the deliberation.
WHO represntative Dr Mohammad Assai said that health research is important to take an interdisciplinary approach to global health problems, which are multi-faceted in nature.
Dr Mohammad Assai, the country representative of WHO, said that health research was important to take an interdisciplinary approach to global health problems, which were multi-faceted in nature.
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There's also Feel the Groove in Paisley, Europa Music in Stirling, Rare Trade in Kilwinning, Concorde Records in Perth, Spin Vin, Maidinvinyl and Union Vinyl in Inverness, Assai Records in Dundee, Chameleon in Aberdeen and VoxBox Music, Underground Solu'shn, Coda Music and Assai Records in Edinburgh.
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In the Lento Assai Walton gives us one of the greatest slow movements ever penned by an Englishman in any format, its gorgeous outpouring of melody caressed so fervently by a willing, alert CBSO responding to this remarkable conductor.
La Casa Editrice Mondadori ha condiviso in pieno il progetto scientificoculturale ed e stata assai liberale nel consentire la traduzione di alcune poesie di Scotellaro in varie lingue nonche la Ioro trasposizione musicale.
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Il a seduit les passionnes de ce genre musical, avec notamment la symphonie de Mozart nA 40 en G mineur, dans ses quatre mouvements : Molto allegro, Andante, Menuetto, Allegretto, Trio, Allegro Assai, un autre morceau de F.
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