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To a slight degree or amount; somewhat. Used chiefly as a direction.
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poco(ˈpəʊkəʊ; Italian ˈpɔːko) or
(Music, other) music (in combination) a little; to a small degree: poco rit; un poco meno mosso.
[from Italian: little, from Latin paucus few, scanty]
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somewhat; rather: poco presto.
[1715–25; < Italian: little < Latin paucus few]
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