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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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055, Ali PS1,935, Patel PS110, and Barka made to forfeit PS220 to police meaning the POCA action against him was withdrawn.
I'd also like to take this opportunity so that all friends and relatives of the Rama, Limchiu, and Poca family be aware of his untimely demise,' he said.
Jonathan Austin, defending, stressed that there was no dishonesty involved and the case was only n the crown court because magistrates did not have the power to set a POCA timetable.
Commissioner David Jamieson said: "I'd encourage residents in Birmingham to apply to my office for POCA money through my Active Citizens Fund.
The firm has also been instructed to advise in the POCA proceedings of a client from another firm.
Barrister Michael Hammett, representing the CPS, claimed there were "exceptional circumstances" for the Crown going over the two-year limit for a POCA hearing as their had been delays in the trial of the other defendants Shaiz Ahmed, 38, Umar Arif, 29, Wasim Ali, 29, and Zawed Malik, 41.
Hay situaciones percibidas como de riesgo por ambos tipos de conductores (conductores con ansiedad y conductores con poca ansiedad), pero hay otras, como la forma de conducir de los demas conductores, hacerlo por carreteras desconocidas, llevar un auto ajeno o conducir en el mal tiempo, que preocupan mas a los sujetos con ansiedad; es decir, se preocupan mas por su capacidad de anticiparse a los peligros que por los peligros en si.
The POCA is type of glycidyl fatty acid ester, which consist of a reactive site (oxirane group) and organophilic site (fatty acid chains).
In the past year the Calderdale POCA team has confiscated a total of PS620,664 which Insp Stephenson described as a "fantastic testament to their hard work and dogged determination.
The POCA legislation determines a value of how much a person benefited from crime and what they can afford to pay back.
Malauzai Software, a provider of mobile banking SmartApps for community financial institutions, has announced that Poca Valley Bank (PVB), is now offering a mobile banking app using its services.
Por eso, hemos vivido largas epocas de mucha autoridad y poca libertad asi como otras de mucha libertad y poca autoridad.