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up-tem·po

also up·tem·po (ŭp′tĕm′pō)
adj.
1. Having a fast or lively tempo: an up-tempo arrangement.
2. Fast-paced: a team with an up-tempo offense.
n. pl. up-tem·pos also up·tem·pos
A fast or lively tempo, as in jazz.
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up-tempo

adj
(Music, other) (of music) having a fast beat
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up′-tem`po



n., pl. -pos.
a fast, bouncy tempo, esp. in jazz.
[1945]
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Translations

up-tempo

[ˌʌpˈtempəʊ] ADJ [tune] → con ritmo rápido
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Meanwhile for the following weekend, Promise has teamed up with Manchester's Goodgreef again for a full weekend of more uptempo shenanigans.
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Fans of Norah's laid-back music no doubt relish Feels Like Home, but may have been surprised at the number of more uptempo tracks on the CD ( tracks that will no doubt make up a large bulk of Tuesday's show at Newcastle City Hall, when Norah will make her North East debut.