Definition of 'tempo'
Example sentences containing 'tempo'
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He knows how to slow down the tempo and when to speed it up. The Sun (2016)It set the tempo for a game of much magic and rough violence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Teams need to be patient and probe and change tempo when they get to the penalty area and play quick passes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's not always the best for the fans to watch when the tempo is so slow. The Sun (2016)They set a tremendous tempo. The Sun (2017)We set the tempo and controlled the game. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They lifted their game and raised the tempo. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These are best played at their original dancefloor tempo. The Sun (2012)My teams play with high tempo and pace and it takes time to get that. The Sun (2008)You can learn to slow down the tempo of life. Coping with Bulimia (1987)The tempo is a lot different and they definitely have more skill. The Sun (2010)The quality and the tempo of training is there. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your album changes tempo and style from track to track. The Sun (2007)That set the tempo for a dozen years. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThere are fab moments but little variation in mood or slow tempo. Times, Sunday Times (2015)First half we lacked a lot of tempo. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both the tempo and overall quality was high. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There were some astonishing scenes and changes of tempo. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He also sets the tempo well from that position. The Sun (2016)The relationship had begun six months earlier at a slow tempo. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The tempo changed with a vengeance either side of tea. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We put speed and tempo into our play but we knew they would come back at us and they did. The Sun (2016)The tempo was a lot better. The Sun (2014)All submit to the conductor's tempo and musical accent. Christianity Today (2000)SPURS are all about a high tempo and pace. The Sun (2011)The finesse of his shaping of its bittersweet nostalgia collided with constant extreme changes of tempo and direction, making its emotional fragility palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)By the time we were heading back I had him assessing what my tempo training pace should be. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He said: 'They were all over us but then we raised the tempo. The Sun (2009)Their enforcement of correct dance steps, which required strict tempo music, also deterred bands from jazz improvisation. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The music is faded down and he continues unaccompanied till it's faded up again, trying to keep exactly to the tempo of the original. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'tempo'
British English: tempo NOUN
The tempo of an event is the speed at which it happens.
...owing to the slow tempo of change in an overwhelmingly rural country.
Definition of tempo from the Collins English Dictionary
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