"forte" in the noun sense
1. forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength
an asset of special worth or utility
"cooking is his forte"
a musical composition or musical passage to be performed loudly
the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
"forte" in the adjective sense
1. forte, loud
used chiefly as a direction or description in music) loud with force
"the forte passages in the composition"
"forte" in the adverb sense
1. forte, loudly
used as a direction in music to be played relatively loudly
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