a piacere

adverb
a pia·​ce·​re | \ ˌäpyäˈchārē, -erē \

Definition of a piacere

: at pleasure : ad libitum used in reference to a musical performance

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Italian

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“A piacere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20piacere. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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