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 forte forte

adj

  • (used chiefly as a direction or description in music) loud; with force  ( forte, loud )
    (used chiefly as a direction or description in music) loud; with force
     the forte passages in the composition
    the forte passages in the composition
  • noun

  • () an asset of special worth or utility  ( long suit, metier, speciality, strong suit, forte, strong point, specialty, strength )
    an asset of special worth or utility
     cooking is his forte
    cooking is his forte
  • the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible  ( forte )
    the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
  • a musical composition or musical passage to be performed loudly  ( forte )
    a musical composition or musical passage to be performed loudly
  • adv

  • used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly  ( forte, loudly )
    used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly