rubato

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian rubato ‎(robbed, stolen), since the time is "borrowed".

Noun[edit]

rubato ‎(plural rubatos)

  1. (music) A tempo in which strict timing is relaxed, the music being played near, but not on the beat

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ruˈbato/, [ruˈbaːto]

Participle[edit]

rubato m ‎(feminine singular rubata, masculine plural rubati, feminine plural rubate)

  1. past participle of rubare ‎(to steal)

Adjective[edit]

rubato m ‎(feminine singular rubata, masculine plural rubati, feminine plural rubate)

  1. (music) rubato

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Noun[edit]

rubato m (plural rubatos)

  1. (music) rubato (timing played near, but not on the beat)