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up–tempo

adjective up–tem·po \ˈəp-ˌtem-(ˌ)pō\

: played very fast : having a fast tempo

Full Definition of UP-TEMPO

:  having a fast-moving tempo <up–tempo music> <an aggressive up–tempo style of basketball>

First Known Use of UP-TEMPO

1948

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