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Definition of stretto noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

stretto

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈstretəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstretoʊ//
 
(pl. stretti
BrE BrE//ˈstreti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstreti//
 
)
(music, from Italian)
 
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a section at the end of a piece of music that is played more quickly Word OriginItalian, literally ‘narrow’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stretto