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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 forte /ˈfort, ˈfɔrt; ||ˈfɔrˌte ||fɔrˈte ||ˈfɔrti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Forte n.
 1. The strong point; that in which one excels.
    The construction of a fable seems by no means the forte of our modern poetical writers.   --Jeffrey.
 2. The stronger part of the blade of a sword; the part of half nearest the hilt; -- opposed to foible.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·te adv.  Mus. Loudly; strongly; powerfully.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the
            forte passages in the composition" [syn: loud] [ant:
      n 1: an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"
           [syn: strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty,
            speciality, strong point, strength] [ant: weak
      2: (music) with great loudness [syn: fortissimo]
      3: the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the
      adv : used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly
            [syn: loudly] [ant: piano]