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a {article} (an) SEE: an  ::
a {n} /eɪ/ (name of the letter A, a)  :: a {m-f}
Aachen {prop} /ˈɑkən/ (city in North Rhine-Westphalia)  :: Aquisgrana
Aalenian {prop} (subdivision of the Middle Jurassic epoch)  :: aaleniano {m}
aardvark {n} /ˈɑːɹdˌvɑɹk/ (mammal)  :: oritteropo {m}
aardwolf {n} /ˈɑɹd.ˌwʊlf/ (the mammal species Proteles cristatus)  :: protele
Aargau {prop} (canton)  :: Argovia
Aaron {prop} /ˈɛɹ.ən/ (biblical brother of Moses)  :: Aronne {m}
Aaron {prop} (male given name)  :: Aronne
Aaron's rod {n} (goldenrod) SEE: goldenrod  ::
Aaron's rod {n} (mullein) SEE: mullein  ::
abaca {n} /ˌæb.əˈkɑ/ (plant)  :: abaca {f}
abaca {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp  ::
aback {adv} /əˈbæk/ (backwards)  :: indietro
aback {adv} (in the rear)  :: dietro, di dietro
aback {adv} (said of sails pressed backward)  :: a collo
aback {n} (abacus) SEE: abacus  ::
abacus {n} /əˈbɑk.əs/ (calculating frame)  :: abaco {m}, pallottoliere {m}
abacus {n} (uppermost member of the capital of a column)  :: abaco {m}
abaka {n} (plant) SEE: abaca  ::
abaka {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp  ::
abalone {n} /æb.əˈloʊ.ni/ (edible univalve mollusc)  :: abalone
abandon {v} /əˈbæn.dn̩/ (to give up control of, surrender)  :: abbandonare
abandon {v} (to leave behind or desert; to forsake)  :: abbandonare
abandon {v} (to cast out, expel, reject)  :: bandire
abandon {n} (a giving up to natural impulses)  :: abbandono {m}
abandoned {adj} /əˈbæn.dn̩d/ (no longer maintained, forsaken, deserted)  :: abbandonato
abandoning {n} (abandoning)  :: abbandono {m}
abandonment {n} /əˈbæn.dn̩.mn̩t/ (act of abandoning)  :: abbandono {m}
abandonment {n} (maritime law: relinquishment of a property to underwriters)  :: rinuncia {m}
abandonment {n} (relinquishment of a right, claim or privilege)  :: rinuncia {m}
abandonment {n} (voluntary leaving of a person)  :: abbandono {m}
abandonment {n} (cessation of service)  :: rinuncia {f}, abbandono {m}
abandonment {n} (refusal to receive freight)  :: rinuncia {f}
abandonment {n} (careless freedom)  :: abbandono {m}, abnegazione {m}
abarthrosis {n} (diarthrosis) SEE: diarthrosis  ::
abasia {n} /ə.ˈbeɪ.ʒə/ (incapacity to walk)  :: abasia
abastard {v} (To abastardize)  :: imbastardire
abate {v} /əˈbeɪt/ (to bring down or reduce to a lower state)  :: ridurre
abatement {n} /əˈbeɪt.mənt/ (the act of abating or the state of being abated)  :: riduzione
abattoir {n} /ˈæb.əˌtwɑɹ/ (public slaughterhouse)  :: mattatoio {m}, macello {m}
Abbe refractometer {n} /ˈɑ.bə ˌɹi.fɹækˈtɑm.ɪ.tɚ/ (instrument used to measure the refractive index of a liquid)  :: rifrattometro di Abbe {m}
abbess {n} /ˈæb.ɪs/ (female superior of a nunnery)  :: badessa {f}
abbey {n} /ˈæb.i/ (monastery headed by an abbot)  :: abbazia {f}
abbey {n} (church of a monastery)  :: abbazia {f}
abbot {n} /ˈæb.ət/ (superior or head of an abbey or monastery)  :: abate {m}
abbreviate {v} /əˈbɹɪt/ (to make shorter)  :: abbreviare
abbreviate {n} (abridgment) SEE: abridgment  ::
abbreviated {adj} /əˈbɹi.viˌeɪ.tɪd/ (shortened)  :: abbreviato
abbreviation {n} /əˌbɹi.viˈeɪ.ʃn̩/ (shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase)  :: abbreviazione {f}, abbreviatura {f}, acronimo {m}
abbreviation {n} (abridged version of a document)  :: riassunto {m}
abbreviation {n} (act or result of shortening or reducing)  :: abbreviazione {f}
abbreviation {n} (music: one or more dashes through the stem of a note)  :: abbreviazione {f}
abbreviature {n} (abbreviation) SEE: abbreviation  ::
ABC {n} (alphabet) SEE: alphabet  ::
ABC book {n} (primer) SEE: primer  ::
abciximab {n} (antiplatelet drug)  :: abciximab
abdicate {v} /ˈæb.dɪˌkeɪt/ (surrender or relinquish)  :: abdicare
abdicate {v} (reject)  :: abdicare
abdicate {v} (disinherit)  :: abdicare
abdicate {v} (renounce a throne)  :: abdicare
abdication {n} /ˌæb.dəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ (the act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder)  :: abdicazione {f}
abdomen {n} /ˈæb.də.mən/ (belly)  :: addome {m}
abdominal {adj} /æbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩/ (of or pertaining to the abdomen)  :: addominale
abducens nerve {n} /æbˈduˌsɛnz nɚv/ (nerve)  :: nervo abducente
abduct {v} /æbˈdʌkt/ (to take away)  :: sottrarre, sequestrare, rapire (people)
abduct {v} (to draw away from its ordinary position)  :: abdurre
abduction {n} /æbˈdʌk.ʃn̩/ (leading away, carrying away)  :: rapimento {m}, sequestro {m}
abduction {n} (physiology: movement separating limb from axis)  :: abduzione {f}
abduction {n} (logic: type of syllogism)  :: abduzione {f}
abduction {n} (law: wrongful carrying off of a human being)  :: rapimento {m}
abductive {adj} /æbˈdʌk.tɪv/ (logic)  :: abduttivo
abductive {adj} (anatomy)  :: abduttore
Abdullah {prop} /ˌɑb.dʊlˈɑ/ (Muslim given name)  :: Abdullah
abearance {n} (behavior) SEE: behavior  ::
Abecedarian {n} /ˌeɪ.biˌsiˈdæɹ.i.ən/ (member of a 16th-century sect)  :: abecedariano {m}
abecedarium {n} (a book used to teach the alphabet) SEE: primer  ::
abed {adv} /əˈbɛd/ (in bed, or on the bed)  :: a letto
Abel {prop} /ˈeɪ.bl̩/ (biblical character)  :: Abele
Abelard {prop} /ˈæb.ə.ˌlɑɹd/ (male given name)  :: Abelardo
abele {n} /əˈbil/ (the white poplar, Populus alba)  :: gattice {m}
abelian group {n} /əˈən ɡɹup/ (group in which the group operation is commutative)  :: gruppo abeliano {m}
abelmosk {n} /ˈeɪ.bəlˌmɑsk/ (evergreen shrub)  :: abelmosco {m}
aberrant {adj} /əbˈɛɹ.n̩t/ (deviating from the norm)  :: aberrante
aberrant {adj} (straying from the right way)  :: aberrante
aberrant {adj} (deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal)  :: aberrante
aberration {n} /ˌæb.əˈɹeɪ.ʃn̩/ (act of wandering or deviation; abnormality)  :: aberrazione {f}, deviazione {f}
aberration {n} (optics: convergence to different foci)  :: aberrazione {f}
aberration {n} (astronomy: small periodical change of position of heavenly bodies)  :: aberrazione {f}
aberration {n} (partial alienation of reason)  :: alienazione {f}
aberration {n} (zoology, botany: atypical development or structure)  :: aberrazione {f}
aberration {n}  :: aberrazione {f}
aberrometry {n}  :: aberrometria {f}
abessive case {n} (case used to express the lack of something)  :: caso abessivo {m}
abet {v} /əˈbɛt/ (to assist or encourage in crime)  :: favoreggiare, incoraggiare, istigare
abet {v} (to support, uphold, or aid)  :: sostenere
abettor {n} /əˈbɛtə/ (accomplice)  :: complice {m} {f}
abettor {n} (inciter)  :: favoreggiatore {m}, favoreggiatrice {f}, istigatore {m}, istigatrice {f}, fiancheggiatore {m}, fiancheggiatrice {f},, fomentatore {m}, fomentatrice {f}, aizzatore {m}, aizzatrice {f}, agitatore {m}, agitatrice {f}
abeyance {n} /əˈbeɪ.ənts/ (suspension; temporary suppression)  :: sospensione {f}
abhor {v} /æbˈhɔɹ/ (to regard with horror or detestation)  :: aborrire, abominare
abhorrent {adj} /æbˈhɔɹ.ənt/ (contrary or discordant)  :: contrario, incompatibile, contro
abhorrent {adj} (detesting; showing abhorrence)  :: ripugnante, disgustoso, odioso
abide {v} /əˈbaɪd/ (to dwell)  :: vivere, abitare, risiedere, dimorare
abide {v} (to await)  :: aspettare, attendere
abide {v} (to endure)  :: sopportare, tollerare
abide {v} (to tolerate)  :: sopportare, tollerare
abide by {v} (to accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it; to conform to; to acquiesce)  :: conformarsi a
abide by {v} (to remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere)  :: mantenere [a promise], rimanere fedele [remain faithful]
abiding {adj} /əˈbaɪ.dɪŋ/ (continue)  :: duraturo, persistente
Abidjan {prop} /ˌæb.ɪˈdʒɑn/ (the largest city of Côte d'Ivoire)  :: Abidjan
abietic {adj} /ˌæb.iˈɛt.ɪk/ (related to fir trees)  :: abietico
abietic {adj} (related to abietic acid or its deratives)  :: abietico
Abigail {prop} /ˈæb.ə.ɡeɪl/ (biblical wife of David)  :: Abigail
Abigail {prop} (female given name)  :: Abigaille
abigeat {n} (theft of cattle)  :: abigeato {m}
ability {n} /əˈbɪl.ə.ti/ (quality or state of being able)  :: abilità {f}
ability {n} (a skill or competence)  :: capacità {f}
abiosphere {n}  :: abiosfera {f}
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush {proverb} (small but certain advantage is preferable)  :: meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani
a bit {adv} (a little) SEE: a little  ::
a bit much {n} (More than is reasonable)  :: esagerazione {f}
abject {adj} /ˈæb.d͡ʒɛkt/ (Sunk to a low condition; down in spirit or hope)  :: abbietto
abject {n} (A person in the lowest and most despicable condition)  :: abbietto
abjure {v} /æbˈdʒʊɹ/ (to renounce upon oath)  :: abiurare
abjure {v} (to renounce with solemnity)  :: abiurare
Abkhaz {adj} /ɑbˈkɑz/ (of or pertaining to Abkhazia)  :: abcaso
Abkhaz {prop} (a Northwest Caucasian language spoken in Abkhazia)  :: abcaso {m}, abcazico {m}
Abkhazia {prop} /æbˈkeɪ.ʒi.ə/ (territory in the Caucasus, see also: Republic of Abkhazia)  :: Abcasia {f}, Abkhazia {f}
Abkhazian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Abkhazia) SEE: Abkhaz  ::
Abkhazian {n} (Abkhaz) SEE: Abkhaz  ::
Abkhazian {prop} (Abkhazian language) SEE: Abkhaz  ::
ablative {adj} /ˈæb.lə.tɪv/ (applied to one of the cases of the noun in other language)  :: ablativo {m}
ablative {n} (ablative case) SEE: ablative case  ::
ablative case {n} (grammatical case used to indicate movement away from something, removal, separation, source)  :: ablativo {m}
ablaut {n} /ˈɑbˌlaʊt/ (substitution of one root vowel for another)  :: apofonia {f}
ablaze {adj} /əˈbleɪz/ (on fire)  :: in fiamme, fiammeggiante
able {adj} /ˈeɪ.bl̩/ (permitted to)  :: capace
able {adj} (skillful)  :: abile
-able {suffix} /ə.bl̩/ (able to be done)  :: -abile, -ibile, -evole
-able {suffix}  :: -abile, -ibile
able {adj} (healthy) SEE: healthy  ::
able {v} (enable) SEE: enable  ::
ablegation {n} (expulsion, banishment)  :: ablegazione {f}
ablet {n} (a small fresh-water fish)  :: alborella {f}, alburno {m}
ablution {n} /əˈblu.ʃn̩/ (the act of washing or cleansing)  :: abluzione {f}
ably {adv} /ˈeɪ.bli/ (with great ability)  :: abilmente
abnegation {n} /ˈæb.nɪˈɡɘɪ.ʃn̩/ (denial; renunciation)  :: abnegazione {f}
abnormal {adj} /ˈæbˌnɔɹ.ml̩/ (not conforming to rule or system)  :: anormale, anomalo
abnormal {adj} (of or pertaining to behaviour that deviates from norms)  :: anormale, anomalo
abnormality {n} /ˌæbˌnɔɹˈmæl.ət.i/ (state of being abnormal)  :: anomalia {f}
abnormally {adv} /æbˈnɔɹ.mə.li/ (In an abnormal manner)  :: anormalmente
abnormalness {n} (abnormality) SEE: abnormality  ::
aboard {adv} /əˈbɔɹd/ (on board)  :: a bordo
aboard {prep} (on board of)  :: a bordo di
abode {n} /əˈboʊd/ (stay or continuance in a place; sojourn)  :: soggiorno {m}
abode {n} (slightly dated: residence)  :: dimora {f}, residenza {f}, domicilio {m}
abolish {v} /əˈbɑl.ɪʃ/ (to end a law, system, institution, custom or practice)  :: abolire
abolition {n} /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.n̩/  :: abolizione
abolitionism {n} /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.əˌnɪz.m̩/ (opinion in favor of the abolition of something)  :: abolizionismo {m}
abolitionist {n} /ˌæ.bə.ˈlɪʃ.n̩.ɪst/ (person who favors the abolition)  :: abolizionista {m} {f}
abomasum {n} /ˌæb.oʊˈmeɪ.səm/ (fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant)  :: abomaso {m}
abominable {adj} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bl̩/ (hateful; detestable; loathsome)  :: abominabile
abominable snowman {n} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bl̩ ˈsnoʊ.mæn/ (humanoid or apelike animal said to exist in the Himalayas)  :: abominevole uomo delle nevi {m}
abominably {adv} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bli/ (in an abominable manner)  :: abominevolmente
abominate {v} /əˈbɒm.əˌnəɪt/ (to feel disgust towards, to hate in the highest degree)  :: abominare
aboriginal {adj} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪd͡ʒ.n̩.l̩/ (original; indigenous)  :: aborigeno
Aboriginal {n} (aboriginal) SEE: aboriginal  ::
Aboriginal {adj} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪd͡ʒ.n̩.l̩/ (of or pertaining to aborigines)  :: aborigeno
Aboriginal {n} (original inhabitant of any land)  :: aborigeno {m}
aborigine {n} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪdʒ.ə.ni/ (aboriginal inhabitant of a country)  :: aborigeno
abort {v} /əˈbɔɹt/ (to miscarry)  :: abortire, fallire
abort {v} (to cause a premature termination)  :: abortire, interrompere
abort {v} (computing: to terminate a process prior to completion)  :: interrompere, fermare
aborted {adj}  :: terminato
abortifacient {adj} /əˌbɔɹ.təˈfeɪ.ʃn̩t/ (producing miscarriage)  :: abortivo
abortifacient {n} (agent that causes premature delivery)  :: abortivo {m}
abortion {n} /əˈbɔɹ.ʃn̩/ (miscarriage)  :: aborto {m}
abortion {n} (induced abortion)  :: aborto {m}
abortion {n} (act of inducing abortion)  :: aborto {m}
abortion {n} (immature product of an untimely birth)  :: abortivo {m}
abortive {n} /əˈbɔɹ.tɪv/  :: abortito, abortivo
abound {v} /əˈbaʊnd/ (to be plentiful)  :: abbondare, essere abbondante
abound {v} (to be copiously supplied)  :: abbondare, essere abbondante
abound with {v} (abound) SEE: abound  ::
about {prep} /əˈbaʊt/ (on every side of)  :: circa
about {prep} (near, approximately, regarding time, size or quantity)  :: vicino a
about {prep} (on the point or verge of)  :: stare per
about {prep} (concerned with, engaged in)  :: riguardando, su, riguardo {m}
about {prep} (concerning)  :: riguardando
about {prep} (in the immediate neighborhood of)  :: vicino
about {adv} (here and there)  :: intorno
about-face {n} /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/ (military: abrupt turn to face the opposite direction)  :: dietro front {m}, dietrofront {m}
about-face {n} (reversal of direction or attitude)  :: voltafaccia {m}, voltagabbana {m}, banderuola {f}
about-face {v} (to turn 180 degrees)  :: fare dietrofront
about-face {v} (to change opinion or attitude)  :: fare il voltafaccia, fare il voltagabbana
about time {adv} (far past the desired time)  :: era ora
about turn {n} /əˈbaʊt tɚn/ (about face)  :: dietro front, dietrofront {m}
about turn {n} (change of opinion)  :: dietro front, voltagabbana
about turn {v} (perform an about turn)  :: fare dietro front
above {prep} /əˈbʌv/ (in or to a higher place)  :: sopra
above {prep}  :: sopra
above {adv}  :: sopra par [golf]
above all {prep} (of prime importance)  :: soprattutto
above-mentioned {adj} /əˈbʌvˌmɛnʃn̩d/ (mentioned or named before; aforesaid)  :: suddetto, succitato
above-named {adj} (mentioned or named before) SEE: above-mentioned  ::
Abraham {prop} /ˈeɪ.bɹəˌhæm/ (prophet in the Old Testament)  :: Abramo {m}
Abraham {prop} (male given name)  :: Abramo {m}
Abraham {prop} (surname)  :: Abramo {m}
Abram {prop} /ˈeɪ.bɹəm/ (Old Testament patriarch)  :: Abramo
abrasion {n} /əˈbɹeɪ.ʒn̩/  :: abrasione {f}
abrasiveness {n} (the property of being abrasive)  :: abrasività {f}
abreast {adv} /əˈbɹɛst/ (informed)  :: aggiornato {m}, aggiornata {f}, al passo, al corrente
abreast {adv} (side by side)  :: affiancato, di pari passo
abreast {adv} (nautical: side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam)  :: al traverso
abridge {v} /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ/ (to make shorter)  :: accorciare, abbreviare, ridurre
abridge {v} (to shorten or contract by using fewer words)  :: abbreviare
abridge {v} (to deprive)  :: privare, limitare
abridged {adj} /əˈbɹɪdʒd/ (cut or shortened, especially of a literary work)  :: abbreviato {m}, abbreviata {f}, ridotto {m}, ridotta {f}
abridgment {n} /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ.mn̩t/  :: ompendio
abroad {adv} /əˈbɹɔd/ (in foreign countries)  :: all'estero
abroad {adv}  :: all'estero
abrupt {adj} /ə.bɹʌpt/ (extremely steep)  :: brusco, brusca
abrupt {adj} (without notice)  :: brusco, brusca
abrupt {adj} (having sudden transitions from one state to next)  :: discontinuo, discontinua, sconnesso, sconnessa
abruptly {adv} /əˈbɹʌ (precipitously)  :: improvvisamente
Abruzzian {n} (native of Abruzzo)  :: abruzzese {m}
Abruzzi Apennines {prop} (part of the Apennines)  :: Appennino abruzzese
Abruzzo {prop} (region of central Italy)  :: Abruzzo {m}
Absalom {prop} /ˈæb.sə.ləm/ (male given name)  :: Assalonne, Absalone
abscess {n} /ˈæbˌsɛs/ (cavity filled with pus)  :: ascesso {m}
abscissa {n} /æbˈsɪs.ə/ (first of two coordinates)  :: ascissa {f}
absence {n} /ˈæ̩s/ (state of being away)  :: assenza {f}
absence {n} (lack; deficiency; non-existence)  :: assenza
absence {n}  :: assenza {f}
absence makes the heart grow fonder {proverb} (when someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love or miss them or it)  :: la lontananza avvicina i cuori
absent {adj} /ˈæ̩t/ (being away from a place)  :: assente
absent {adj} (not existing)  :: assente
absent {adj} (inattentive)  :: assente
absentee {n} /ˌæ̩ˈti/ (person who is absent)  :: assente
absent-minded {adj} /ˌæ̩tˈmaɪn.dɪd/ (absent in mind)  :: svanito
absinthe {n} /ˈæb.sɪnθ/ (liquor)  :: assenzio {m}
absinthe {n} (Artemisia absinthium)  :: assenzio {m}
absinthium {n} (Artemisia absinthium) SEE: wormwood  ::
absolute {adj} /ˌæb.səˈlut/  :: assoluto
absolute alcohol {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut ˈæl.kə.hɑl/ (reasonably pure ethyl alcohol)  :: alcol assoluto {m}
absolutely {adv} /ˌæb.səˈ (in an absolute manner)  :: assolutamente
absolutely {interj} (yes; certainly)  :: assolutamente
absoluteness {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut.nəs/ (the fact free from any conditions or other beings)  :: assolutezza {f}
absolute value {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut ˈvæl.ju/ (numerical value of a real number)  :: valore assoluto {m}
absolute value {n} (modulus of a complex number)  :: modulo {m}
absolute zero {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut ˈzi.ɹoʊ/ (coldest possible temperature)  :: zero assoluto {m}
absolutism {n} /ˈæb.səˌluˌtɪz.m̩/ (political science: absolute or arbritary government; despotism)  :: assolutismo {m}
absolutive case {n} (case used to indicate the patient or experiencer of a verb’s action)  :: caso assolutivo {m}
absolve {v} /æbˈzɑlv/ (to set free)  :: assolvere
absolve {v} (to pronounce free or give absolution)  :: assolvere
absolve {v} (theology: to pronounce free or give absolution from sin)  :: assolvere
absolve {v} (obsolete: to finish, accomplish)  :: assolvere
absorb {v} /æbˈsɔɹb/ (to include so that it no longer has separate existence)  :: assorbire, incorporare, includere
absorb {v} (to suck up or drink in)  :: assorbire
absorb {v} (to occupy fully)  :: assorto
absorb {v} (to consume completely)  :: assorbire
absorb {v} (physics: to take up by chemical or physical action)  :: assorbire
absorbable {adj} /əbˈsɔɹb.ə.bl̩/ (capable of being absorbed)  :: assorbibile
absorbance {n} /əbˈsɔɹ.bn̩s/ (logarithmic measure)  :: assorbanza {f}
absorbency {n} /æb.sɔɹ.bn̩.si/ (quality of being absorbent)  :: capacità di assorbimento
absorbent {adj} /æbˈsɔɹ.bn̩t/ (absorbing)  :: assorbente
absorption {n} /æbˈsɔɹp.ʃn̩/  :: assorbimento {m}
abstain {v} /əbˈsteɪn/ (refrain from)  :: astenersi
abstain {v} (refrain from voting)  :: astenersi
abstemious {adj} /æbˈsti.mi.əs/ (abstaining from wine)  :: astemio
abstention {n} /æbˈstɛn.ʃn̩/ (the act of abstaining)  :: astensione
abstersive {adj} /æbˈstɝ.sɪv/ (cleansing, purging)  :: astersivo
abstinence {n} /ˈæb.stɪ.nəns/ (the act or practice of abstaining)  :: astinenza {f}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from alcohol)  :: astinenza {f}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from sexual intercourse)  :: astinenza {f}
abstinence {n} (the practice of self-denial)  :: astinenza {f}
abstract {n} /ˌæbˈstɹækt/ (an abridgement or summary)  :: estratto {m}, sunto {m}, compendio {m}, riassunto {m}
abstract {n} (an abstraction)  :: astrazione {f}
abstract {n} (that which is abstract)  :: astratto {m}
abstract {adj} (separate)  :: teorico
abstract {adj} (apart from practice or reality; not concrete)  :: astratto, teorico
abstract {adj} (difficult to understand)  :: astruso
abstract {v} (to separate; to disengage)  :: rimuovere, sottrarre, estrarre
abstract {v} (to steal)  :: sottrarre
abstract {v} (to abridge, epitomize, or summarize)  :: riassumere
abstract {v} (to perform the process of abstraction)  :: astrarre
abstract algebra {n} /ˈæbˌstɹækt ˈæl.d͡ʒɪ.bɹə/ (math)  :: algebra astratta {f}
abstract harmonic analysis {n} (advanced development of "classical" harmonic analysis)  :: analisi armonica astratta {f}
abstraction {n} /æbˈstɹæk.ʃn̩/ (act of abstracting)  :: astrazione {f}
abstractive {adj} /æbˈstɹæk.tɪv/ (having an abstracting nature or tendency)  :: astrattivo
abstract noun {n} /ˈæbˌstɹækt naʊn/ (a noun that denotes an abstract concept)  :: nome astratto {m}
abstruse {adj} /æbˈstɹus/ (difficult to comprehend)  :: astruso
abstruseness {n} /æbˈstɹus.nəs/ (the property of being abstruse)  :: astruseria {f}
absurd {adj} /æbˈsɝd/ (contrary to reason or propriety)  :: assurdo
absurdism {n} /æbˈsɝdˌɪz.m̩/ (philosophy which holds that the universe is chaotic and irrational)  :: absurdism
Abu Dhabi {prop} /ˈɑ.bu ˈdɑ.bi/ (capital of UAE)  :: Abu Dhabi
abulia {n} /əˈə/ (absence of will-power or decisiveness)  :: abulia {f}
abundance {n} /əˈbʌn.dn̩s/ (ample sufficiency)  :: abbondanza, cuccagna {f}
abundant {adj} /əˈbʌn.dn̩t/ (fully sufficient; plentiful)  :: abbondante
abundant number {n} /əˈbʌn.dn̩t ˈnʌm.bɚ/ (abundant number)  :: numero abbondante {m}
Abundius {prop} (male given name)  :: Abbondio {m}
abuse {n} /əˈbjuːs/ (corrupt practice)  :: abuso {m}
abuse {n} (improper usage)  :: abuso {m}
abuse {n} (physical maltreatment)  :: abuso {m}, violenza {f}
abuse {n} (sexual violation or assault)  :: abuso sessuale {m}, violenza carnale {f}
abuse {v} /əˈbjuz/ (to use improperly)  :: abusare
abuse {v} (to hurt)  :: abusare
abuse {v} (to rape)  :: violentare
abuse {v} (to adulterate) SEE: adulterate  ::
abuse {n} (delusion) SEE: delusion  ::
abuse {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis  ::
abusio {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis  ::
abutment {n} /əˈbʌ̩t/ (state of abutting)  :: rinfianco
abutment {n} (dentistry: tooth that supports a denture or bridge)  :: ponte {m}
abysm {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss  ::
abysmal {adj} /əˈbɪ̩/ (pertaining to, or resembling an abyss; bottomless; unending; profound)  :: abissale
abysmal {adj} (extremely bad)  :: disastroso, pessimo
abyss {n} /əˈbɪs/ (bottomless or unfathomed depth)  :: abisso {m}
abyss {n} (moral depravity, vast intellectual or moral depth)  :: abisso {m}
abyssal fish {n} (fish that lives below 2000 m)  :: pesce abissale {m}
abzyme {n} (antibody with catalytic properties)  :: abzima
acacia {n} /əˈkeɪ.ʃə/ (shrub or tree)  :: acacia {f}
academian {n} /ˌæk.əˈdi.mi.n̩/ (member of an academy)  :: accademico {m}
academic {adj} /ˌækəˈdɛmɪk/ (belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning)  :: accademico
academic {adj} (scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific)  :: accademico
academically {adv} /ˌæk.əˈdɛm.ɪk.ə.li/ (in an academic style or way)  :: accademicamente
academically {adv} (from an academic perspective)  :: accademicamente
academician {n} /ˌæ.kə.dəˈmɪ.ʃn̩/ (member of an academy)  :: accademico
academy {n} /əˈkæd.ə.mi/ (learned society)  :: accademia {f}
academy {n} (specialized school)  :: accademia {m}
academy {n} (college or university)  :: accademia
academy {n} (seminary)  :: seminario {m}
academy {n}  :: accademia {f}
acajou {n} (wood from trees of Meliaceae family) SEE: mahogany  ::
acajou {n} (cashew tree) SEE: cashew  ::
acajou {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut  ::
a camel is a horse designed by a committee {proverb} (critique on committees)  :: un cammello è un cavallo disegnato da un comitato
acanthus {n} /əˈkæn.θəs/ (plant)  :: acanto
a cappella {adv} /ˌɑ kə.ˈpɛl.ə/ (performed by a choir with no instrumental accompaniment)  :: a cappella
acarbose {n} /ˈæ.kɑɹ.boʊs/ (antidiabetic drug)  :: acarbosio {m}
acarophobia {n} /ˌækəɹəˈfəʊbi.ə/  :: acarofobia {f}
acatalectic {adj} /ˌeɪ.ˌkæt.ə.ˈlɛk.tɪk/ (having the required number of syllables in the last foot)  :: acataletto
accedie {n} (acedia) SEE: acedia  ::
accelerant {n}  :: accelerante {m}
accelerate {v} /ək.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪt/ (to cause to move faster)  :: accelerare
accelerate {v} (to quicken natural or ordinary progression or process)  :: accelerare
accelerate {v} (to hasten)  :: affrettare
accelerate {v} (to become faster)  :: accelerare
acceleration {n} /ək.ˌsɛl.ə.ˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ (act or state)  :: accelerazione {f}
acceleration {n} (amount)  :: accelerazione {f}
acceleration {n} ((physics))  :: accelerazione {f}
accelerator {n} /æk.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪ.tɚ/ (accelerator pedal)  :: acceleratore
accent {n} /ˈæk.sɛnt/ (stronger articulation)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (orthography: mark to indicate accent)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (distinctive pronunciation associated with a region, social group, etc.)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (word, significant tone or sound)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (prosody: stress on syllables of a verse)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (music: recurring stress on a tone)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (music: special emphasis on a tone)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (music: rhythmical accent)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (music: expressive emphasis of a passage)  :: accento {m}
accent {n} (math: mark to distinguish magnitudes of similar kind)  :: accento {m}
accent {v} (to express the accent of) SEE: accentuate  ::
accent {v} (to mark with written accents) SEE: accentuate  ::
accentuate {v} /əkˈsen.tʃu.eɪt/ (to pronounce with an accent)  :: accentuare
accentuate {v} (to bring out distinctly)  :: accentuare
accept {v} /əkˈsɛpt/ (to receive with consent)  :: accettare
accept {v} (to agree to)  :: accettare, ammettere
accept {v} (to endure patiently)  :: accettare
accept {v} (to agree to pay)  :: accettare
accept {v} (to receive officially)  :: accettare
acceptability {n} /ˌæk.ˌsɛp.tə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/ (acceptableness)  :: accettabilità {f}
acceptable {adj} /æk.ˈsɛp.tə.bəl/ (capable, worthy or sure of being accepted)  :: accettabile
acceptance {n} /ək.ˈsɛp.təns/  :: accettazione
acceptance {n} (etendue) SEE: etendue  ::
acceptancy {n} (acceptance) SEE: acceptance  ::
access {n} /ˈæksɛs/ (way or means of approaching)  :: accesso {m}
access {n} (act of approaching or entering)  :: accesso {m}
access {n} (communication with a computer program or the Internet)  :: accesso
accessibility {n} /æk.ˌsɛs.ə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/ (the quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach)  :: accessibilità {f}
accessible {adj} /ək.ˈsɛs.ə.bəl/ (easy of access or approach)  :: accessibile
accessible {adj} (easily understood)  :: accessibile
accessorily {adv} (in the manner of an accessory)  :: accessoriamente
accessory {n} /əkˈsɛsəɹi/  :: accessorio {m}
accident {n} /ˈæk.sə.dənt/ (unexpected event with negative consequences)  :: incidente
accident {n} (transport: unintended event that causes damage)  :: incidente
accidental {adj} /ˌæk.sɪ.ˈdɛ̩/ (happening by chance)  :: accidentale
accidental {n}  :: accidentale
accidentally {adv} /ˌæksəˈdɛnt(ə)li/ (unexpectedly, unintentionally)  :: casualmente, accidentalmente
accidently {adv} (unexpectedly, unintentionally) SEE: accidentally  ::
acclaim {v} /ə.ˈkleɪm/ (to shout)  :: gridare entusiasticamente or con entusiasmo
acclaim {v} (to shout applause)  :: acclamare
acclaim {v} (to applaud)  :: acclamare, applaudire
acclaim {v} (to claim)  :: reclamare
acclaim {v} (to declare by acclamations)  :: acclamare
acclamation {n} /æk.lə.ˈmeɪ.ʃən/ (applause)  :: acclamazione {f}
acclamation {n} (election of a standby)  :: acclamazione {f}
acclimation {n} (acclimatization) SEE: acclimatization  ::
acclimatization {n} /ə.ˌklaɪ.mə.tə.ˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (the act of acclimatizing)  :: acclimatazione {f}
acclimatize {v} /ɘ.ˈklaɪ.mə.ˌtaɪz/ (to get used to a new climate)  :: acclimatare
acclimatize {v} (to make used to a new climate)  :: acclimatare
accoil {v} (nautical sense) SEE: coil  ::
accolade {n} /ˈæk.ə.ˌleɪd/ (an expression of approval; praise)  :: elogio {m}
accolade {n} (a special acknowledgment; an award)  :: riconoscimento {m}
accolade {n} (a salutation marking the conferring of knighthood)  :: ordinazione {f}
accommodation {n} /ə.ˌkɑm.ə.ˈdeɪ.ʃən/ (lodging)  :: alloggio {m}
accommodation {n} (state of being fitted and adapted)  :: sistemazione, alloggio
accommodation ladder {n} (a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship)  :: barcarizzo {m}
accompaniment {n} /ə.ˈkʌm.pə.ni.mənt/ (music: that which gives support or adds to the background)  :: accompagnamento {m}
accompaniment {n}  :: accompagnamento
accompany {v} /ə.ˈkʌm.pə.ni/ (to perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition)  :: accompagnare
accompany {v} (to attend as a companion)  :: accompagnare
accompany {v} (to perform an accompanying part next to another instrument)  :: accompagnare
accompany {v}  :: accompagnare
accomplice {n} /ə.ˈkɑm.pləs/ (cooperator)  :: complice {m}, collaboratore {m}, basista {m}, coadiuvante {m}
accomplice {n} (associate in the commission of a crime)  :: complice {m} {f}, correo {m}, correa {f}, basista {m}
accomplish {v} /əˈkʌm.plɪʃ/ (to finish successfully)  :: compiere, realizzare
accomplish {v}  :: compire
accomplished {adj} /ə.ˈkɑm.plɪʃt/ (completed)  :: compiuto
accomplishment {n} /ə.ˈkɒm.plɪʃ.mənt/ (the act of accomplishing)  :: realizzazione {f}
accomplishment {n}  :: talento {m}
accord {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹd/ (agreement or concurrence of opinion)  :: accordo {m}
accordingly {adv} /ə.ˈkɔɹ.dɪŋ.li/  :: di conseguenza, in conformità a, conformemente
according to {prep} (based on statement)  :: secondo, in base
according to {prep} (in proportion)  :: a seconda
accordion {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹ.di.ən/ (A small, portable, keyed wind instrument)  :: fisarmonica {f}
accordionist {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹd.i.ə.nəst/ (player of the accordion)  :: fisarmonicista {m} {f}
accost {v} /ə.ˈkɔst/ (to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request)  :: affrontare, aggredire, inveire, molestare
accost {v} (to join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of)  :: accostare
accost {v} (to speak to first, to address, to greet)  :: salutare
accost {v}  :: indirizzarsi a
account {n} /ə.ˈkaʊnt/ (a registry of pecuniary transactions)  :: contabilità {f}
account {n} (a statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc.)  :: resoconto {m}, descrizione {f}, ragione {f}, motivo {m}
account {n} (a statement of facts or occurrences)  :: resoconto {m}, descrizione {f}, racconto {m}
account {n} (a statement and explanation or vindication)  :: giustificazione {f}, motivo {m}, ragione {f}, causa {f}, caso {m}
account {n} ((archaic) reckoning, calculation)  :: conto {m}
account {n}  :: sottoscrizione {f}, conto {m}, abbonamento {m}
account {v} (to estimate, to deem)  :: reputare, considerare, ritenere
account {v} (credit (to)) SEE: credit  ::
account {v} (account for) SEE: account for  ::
accountability {n} /ə.ˌkaʊn.tə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/  :: responsabilità {f}
accountable {adj} /ə.ˈkaʊn.tə.bəl/  :: responsabile
accountancy {n} /ə.ˈkaʊnt.ə (the profession of accounting)  :: contabilità {f}
accountant {n} /ə.ˈkaʊn.tənt/ (a reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s))  :: contabile {m}, ragioniere {m}
accountant {n} (one whose profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another)  :: ragioniere {m}
account book {n} (a book in which accounts are kept)  :: libro contabile {m}
account for {v} (to explain by relating circumstances)  :: spiegare, giustificare, rendere conto
account for {v} (to constitute in amount or portion)  :: costituire, rappresentare
accounting {n} /ə.ˈkaʊn.tɪŋ/ (development and maintenance of system for recording and analyzing financial transactions)  :: contabilità {f}
account statement {n} (bank statement) SEE: bank statement  ::
account to {v} (to be responsible to)  :: rendere conto
accourage {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage  ::
Accra {prop} /ə.ˈkɹɑ/ (capital of Ghana)  :: Accra
accredit {v} /ə.ˈkɹɛd.ɪt/ (To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction)  :: accreditare
accredit {v} (To send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy, or diplomatic agent; to authorize, as a messenger or delegate.)  :: accreditare
accreditation {n} /əˌkɹɛɾ.ɨˈteɪ.ʃən]/ (giving of credentials)  :: accreditamento
accrete {adj} /əˈkɹiːt/ (characterized by accretion)  :: accreto
accretion {n} /ə.ˈkɹi.ʃən/ (act of increasing by natural growth)  :: accrescimento
accretion disk {n} (structure formed by matter falling into a gravitational source)  :: disco di accrescimento {m}
accrue {v} /əˈkɹuː/ (increase)  :: accrescersi
accumulate {v} /ə.ˈkjum.jə.ˌleɪt/ (to grow in number)  :: accumularsi
accumulation {n} /ə.ˌkjum.jə.ˈle.ʃən/  :: accumulazione
accumulator {n} /ə.ˈkjum.jə.ˌleɪ.tɚ/ (one who or that which accumulates)  :: accumulatore {m}
accuracy {n} /ˈæk.jɚ.ə.si/ (state of being accurate)  :: esattezza, precisione
accurately {adv} /ˈæk.jə.ɹɪ (exactly, precisely)  :: minuziosamente, accuratamente
accusation {n} /ˌæk.jʊ.ˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (act of accusing or charging with a crime)  :: accusa {f}
accusative {adj} /əˈkjuzətɪv/  :: accusativo
accusative {n} (accusative case)  :: accusativo {m}
accusative case {n} (case used to mark the immediate object) SEE: accusative  ::
accusatory {adj} /ə.ˈkju.zə.ˌtɔɹ.i/ (pertaining to, or containing, an accusation)  :: accusatorio {m}, accusatoria {f}
accuse {v} /əˈkjuz/ (attribute blame to someone)  :: accusare
accused {n} /ə.ˈkjuzd/ (defendant)  :: accusato {m}
accused {adj} (having been accused)  :: accusato
accuser {n} /əˑˈkju.zɚ/ (one who accuses)  :: accusatore {m}
accustom {v} /ə.ˈkʌs.təm/ (to make familiar by use)  :: assuefarsi, abituarsi, adattarsi, familiarizzare
accustomed {adj} /ə.ˈkʌs.təmd/ (familiar)  :: abituato, avvezzo
ace {n} /eɪs/ (card with a single spot)  :: asso {m}
ace {n} (expert)  :: asso {m}
acedia {n} (boredom) SEE: boredom  ::
acedia {n} /əˈsiːdɪə/ (sloth)  :: accidia {f}
acedia {n} (apathy)  :: apatia {f}
acenaphthene {n} (hydrocarbon found in coal tar)  :: acenaftene
acenaphthylene {n} (a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon)  :: acenaftilene {m}
acentric {adj} (without a center)  :: acentrico
acentromeric {adj} (lacking a centromere)  :: acentrico
ace of aces {n} (ace with the greatest number of kills)  :: asso di assi
ace of clubs {n} (playing card)  :: asso di fiori {m}
ace of diamonds {n} (playing card)  :: asso di quadri {m}
ace of spades {n} /eɪs.əv.speɪdz/ (the playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip)  :: asso di picche {m}
acerb {adj} (bitter to the taste)  :: acerbo
acerbity {n} /əˈsɝbɪdi/  :: amarezza {f}
acervation {n} /æ.sɚˈveɪʃən/ (a heaping up; accumulation)  :: acevazione
acetaldehyde {n} /ˌæs.ɪˈtæl.dəˌhaɪd/ (the organic compound CH3CHO)  :: acetaldeide {f}
acetalic {adj} (of or pertaining to an acetal)  :: acetalico
acetamide {n} (amide of acetic acid)  :: acetammide {f}
acetaminophen {n} /əˌsitəˈmɪnəfən/ (drug)  :: paracetamolo {m}
acetate {n} (salt or ester of acetic acid)  :: acetato {m}
acetic {adj} (pertaining to acetic acid)  :: acetico
acetic acid {n} (clear colourless organic acid, CH3COOH)  :: acido acetico {m}
acetimeter {n} (an instrument)  :: acetimetro {m}
acetimetry {n}  :: acetimetria {f}
acetometer {n} (variant of Acetimeter)  :: acetometro
acetone {n} /ˈæ.sə.toʊn/ (the organic compound (CH3)2CO)  :: acetone {m}
acetonitrile {n} (the simplest organic cyanide or nitrile)  :: acetonitrile {m}
acetophenone {n} (an aromatic ketone)  :: acetofenone {m}
acetyl {n} /ˈæsətɪl/ (univalent radical)  :: acetile {m}
acetyl chloride {n} (acyl chloride of acetic acid)  :: acetilcloruro {m}
acetylcholine {n} (the neurotransmitter compound)  :: acetilcolina {f}
acetylcholinesterase {n} (enzyme)  :: acetilcolinesterasi {f}
acetylene {n} /ə ˈsɛt əl ˌin/ (acetylene)  :: acetilene
acetylglucosamine {n} (amide derivative of glucose)  :: acetilglucosammina {f}
acetylic {adj} (pertaining to acetyl)  :: acetilico
acetylide {n}  :: acetiluro {m}
acetylneuraminic {adj} (describing acetyle derivatives)  :: acetilneuraminico
acetylsalicylic {adj} (derivative)  :: acetossibenzoico, acetilsalicilico
acetylsalicylic acid {n} (acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin)  :: acido acetilsalicilico {m}
acetylspermidine {n} (acetyl derivative of spermidine)  :: acetilspermidina {f}
acetylspermine {n} (acetyl derivative of spermine)  :: acetilspermina {f}
ace up one's sleeve {n} (a surprise advantage of which others are not aware)  :: asso nella manica
Achaea {prop} (a region in the northern head of the Peloponnese)  :: Acaia
a chain is only as strong as its weakest link {proverb} (aphorism)  :: una catena è resistente solo quanto il suo anello debole
ache {n} /eɪk/ (dull pain)  :: dolore
acheilia {n} (liplessness) SEE: liplessness  ::
acheiropoieton {n} /eɪˈkaɪɹəʊpɔɪˌiːtən/ (image of Christ believed not to have been created by human hands)  :: acheropita {f}
acheirous {adj}  :: achiro
achene {n} /əˈkiːn/ (small dry fruit)  :: achenio {m}
Acheron {prop} /ˈæ.kəɹ.ən/ (a river)  :: Acheronte {m}
Acheulean {adj} /əˈ(t)ʃuːlɪən/  :: acheuleano
Acheulean {n}  :: acheuleano {m}
achievable {adj} /əˈtʃivəbəl/ (capable of being achieved)  :: realizzabile, fattibile, raggiungibile, conseguibile
achieve {v} /əˈtʃiːv/ (to carry out successfully; to accomplish)  :: realizzare
achieve {v} (to obtain, or gain as the result of exertion)  :: ottenere
achievement {n} /əˈtʃiːvmənt/ (act of achieving or performing)  :: realizzazione {f}, prestazione {f}, conseguimento {m}, rendimento {m}
achievement {n} (great or heroic deed)  :: impresa {f}, gesta {f-p}, risultato {m}, conquista {f}
achievement {n} (heraldry: escutcheon)  :: stemma {m}, blasone {m}
achievement {n} (a reward in video games)  :: vittoria {f}, successo {m}, risultato {m}
achievement {n}  :: realizzazione {f}
Achilles {prop} /æˈkɪliːz/ (Greek mythical hero)  :: Achille
Achilles heel {n} /əˌkɪl.iːz ˈhiːl/ (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation)  :: tallone di Achille, tallone d'Achille {m}
Achilles tendon {n} (strong tendon in the calf of the leg)  :: tendine di Achille {m}
achiote {n} (Bixa orellana) SEE: annatto  ::
achiote {n} (seed) SEE: annatto  ::
achiote {n} (dye) SEE: annatto  ::
achlamydeous {adj} (having no perianth)  :: aclamidato
achlorhydria {n} (absence of hydrochloric acid in the stomach)  :: acloridria {f}
achondroplasia {n} (the genetic disorder)  :: acondroplasia {f}
achoo {interj} /əˈt͡ʃuː/ (the sound of a sneeze)  :: eccì!
achromatic {adj} /ˌækɹəʊˈmæt.ɪk/  :: acromatico (all)
achylia {n} (lack or reduced production of gastric juices)  :: achilia {f}
acid {adj} /ˈæs.ɪd/ (sour, sharp, or biting to the taste)  :: acido
acid {adj} (sour-tempered)  :: acido
acid {adj} (of or pertaining to an acid)  :: acido
acid {n} (a sour substance)  :: acido {m}
acid {n} (in chemistry)  :: acido {m}
acid {n} (LSD)  :: acido {m}, acido lisergico {m}
acidic {adj} /əˈsɪdɪk/ (chemistry: having pH less than 7)  :: acido
acidic {adj}  :: acido
acidification {n} (the act or process of making something sour (acidifying), or changing into an acid)  :: acidificazione
acidify {v} (to make something acidic)  :: acidificare
acidimeter {n} (instrument)  :: acidimetro {m}
acidosis {n} (abnormally increased acidity of the blood)  :: acidosi
acid rain {n} (unusually acidic rain)  :: pioggia acida {f}
acidulate {v}  :: acidulare
acknowledge {v} /ækˈnɑː.lɪdʒ/ (to admit the knowledge of)  :: riconoscere, ammettere
acknowledgment {n} (act of acknowledging)  :: riconoscimento
acknowledgment {n} (act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship)  :: riconoscimento {m}
acknowledgment {n} (award)  :: riconoscimento {m}
acknowledgment {n} (expression of thanks)  :: riconoscimento {m}
acknowledgment {n} (act of a man admitting a child as his own)  :: riconoscimento {m}
acme {n} /ˈæk.mi/ (the highest point)  :: acme {f}, climax {m}, apice {m}, culmine {m}
acme {n} (full bloom)  :: colmo {m}, apogeo {m}
acne {n} /ˈæ (a pattern of blemishes resulting from the skin condition)  :: acne {f}
Acoetes {prop} /əˈsiːtiːz/ (Acoetes)  :: Acete {m}
a cold day in July {n} (an event that will never happen)  :: alle calende greche, quando gli asini voleranno, mai
acolyteship {n} (condition of being an acolyte)  :: accolitato {m}
aconite {n} /ˈæ.kə.naɪt/ (herb wolfsbane)  :: aconito {m}
acorn {n} /ˈeɪ.kɔɹn/ (fruit of the oak tree)  :: ghianda {f}
acoustic {adj} /əˈkuːstɪk/ (pertaining to hearing or the science of sounds)  :: acustico
acoustic {adj} (producing or produced without electrical amplification)  :: acustico
acoustical {adj} (of or pertaining to hearing or acoustics)  :: acustico
acoustically {adv} (in an acoustic manner)  :: acusticamente
acoustics {n} /əˈkuːstɪks/ (quality of a space for doing music)  :: acustica
acoustics {n} (physics: a science of sounds)  :: acustica
acoustoelastic {adj}  :: acustoelastico
acqua alta {n} /ˌækwə ˈæltə/ (regular flooding in Venice)  :: acqua alta {f}
acquaintance {n} /ʌˈkweɪn.təns/ (person)  :: conoscenza {m}
acquaintanceship {n} (acquaintance) SEE: acquaintance  ::
acquirable {adj} (capable of being acquired)  :: acquisibile
acquire {v} /əˈkwaɪɹ/ (to get)  :: acquisire
acquire {v} (to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own)  :: acquisire
acquired immune deficiency syndrome {n} (infectious disease caused by HIV)  :: sindrome da immunodeficienza acquisita {f}
acquisition {n} /æ.kwɪ.ˈzɪ.ʃən/ (act or process of acquiring)  :: acquisizione {f}
acquisition {n} (thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain)  :: acquisizione {f}
acquisitive {adj} (able to make acquisitions)  :: avido {m}, ingordo {m}
Acre {prop} /ˈeɪ.kə/ (city)  :: Acri {m}
acrobat {n} /ˈæk.ɹo.bæt/ (an athlete who performs acts requiring skill, agility and coordination)  :: acrobata
acrobatic {adj} (of or pertaining to an acrobat)  :: acrobatico
acrocentric {adj} (having the centromere near an end)  :: acrocentrico
acromegaly {n} (chronic disease marked by enlargement of the bones)  :: acromegalia {f}
acromicria {n} (hypoplasia of the limbs)  :: acromicria {f}
acronym {n} /ˈæk.ɹə.nɪm/ (word formed by initial letters)  :: acronimo {m}
Acropolis {prop} /əˈkɹɒpəlɪs/  :: Acropoli
across {prep} /əˈkɹɒs/ (from the far side)  :: attraverso
across {prep} (on the opposite side)  :: attraverso, dall'altra parte
across {prep} (from one side to another)  :: attraverso
across {prep} (bridging a gap)  :: attraverso
across {prep} (perpendicularly)  :: attraverso
across {adv} (crosswords: horizontally)  :: attraverso, orizzontale
acrostic {n} /əˈkɹɔstɪk/ (poem or text with certain letters spelling out a name or message)  :: acrostico {m}
acryl {n} (univalent radical)  :: acrile {m}
acrylamide {n} (Amide of acrylic acid)  :: acrilammide {f}
acrylate {n} (salt or ester of acrylic acid)  :: acrilato {m}
acrylic {adj} /ə.ˈkɹɪ.lɪk/ (derived from acrylic acid or acrylonitrile)  :: acrilico
acrylic {adj} (containing an acrylic resin)  :: acrilico
acrylic acid {n} (unsaturated organic acid: CH2CHCOOH)  :: acido acrilico
acrylonitrile {n} (toxic colourless liquid)  :: acrilonitrile
acrylonitrilic {adj}  :: acrilonitrilico
act {n} /ækt/ (deed)  :: atto {m}
act {n} (statute)  :: legge {f}
act {n} (process of doing)  :: atto {m}
act {n} (division of theatrical performance)  :: atto {m}, numero {m}
act {n} (display of behaviour)  :: scena {f}, messinscena {f}
act {v} (to do something)  :: agire
act {v} (to perform a theatrical role)  :: fare
act {v} (to behave in a certain way)  :: fare, comportarsi
act {v}  :: agire
actant {n} (any of the participants in a grammatical clause)  :: attante {m}
actin {n} (a globular structural protein)  :: actina
actinide {n} (one of a group of radioactive elements)  :: attinoide {m}
actinium {n} (chemical element)  :: attinio {m}
actinograph {n} (recording actinometer)  :: attinografo {m}
actinoid {n} (actinide)  :: attinoide {m}
actinometer {n} (measuring device)  :: attinometro {m}
actinometric {adj} (pertaining to actinometry)  :: attinometrico
actinomycosis {n} (infectious disease)  :: actinomicosi {f}
action {n} /ˈæk.ʃən/ (something done so as to accomplish a purpose)  :: azione {f}
action {n} (way of motion or functioning)  :: azione {f}
action {n} (fast-paced activity)  :: azione {f}
action {n} (mechanism)  :: meccanismo {m}
action {n} (military: combat)  :: azione {f}
action {n} (law: A charge)  :: azione legale {f}
action {interj} (signifying the start of something)  :: azione {f}
action figure {n} (children's toy)  :: figura di azione {f}
action word {n} (verb) SEE: verb  ::
Actium {prop} /ˈæk.ti.əm/ (promontory)  :: Azio {f}
activate {v} /ˈæktɪˌveɪt/  :: attivare
activation {n} /æktɪˈveɪʃən/ (process through which molecules are made able to react)  :: attivazione
activator {n} (chemical increasing transcription)  :: attivatore
active {adj} /ˈæk.tɪv/ (having the quality or power of acting)  :: attivo
active {adj}  :: attivo
actively {adv} (in an active manner)  :: attivamente
active voice {n} (the form in which the subject of a verb carries out some action)  :: forma attiva {f}, attivo {m}
active volcano {n} (active volcano)  :: vulcano attivo {m}
activist {n} /ˈæk.tɪ.vɪst/ (one who is politically active)  :: attivista {m}
activistic {adj} (activist) SEE: activist  ::
activity {n} /ækˈtɪ.vɪ.ti/ (state or quality of being active)  :: attività {f}
activity {n} (something done as an action or a movement)  :: attività {f}
activity {n} (something done for pleasure or entertainment)  :: attività {f}, svago {m}
actor {n} /ˈæk.tə/ (person who performs in a theatrical play or film, see also: actress)  :: attore {m}, attrice {f}
actor {n} (one who acts; a doer)  :: attore {m}, attrice {f}
actor {n} (plaintiff) SEE: plaintiff  ::
actress {n} /ˈæk.tɹəs/ (female actor, see also: actor)  :: attrice {f}
Acts {prop} (Book of Acts) SEE: Acts of the Apostles  ::
Acts of the Apostles {prop} (fifth book of the New Testament)  :: Atti degli Apostoli {m-p}
actual {adj} /ˈæk.(t)ʃ(ʊ).əl/ (existing in act or reality, not just potentially)  :: reale, effettivo
actual {adj} (in action at the time being)  :: esistente
actualism {n} (the belief that only actual things exist)  :: attualismo {m}
actualist {n} (proponent of actualism)  :: attualista {m} {f}
actually {adv} /ˈæk.tʃʊ.ə.li/ (In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively)  :: realmente (not: attualmente), davvero, realmente, in verità
actuary {n} (maker of insurance calculations)  :: attuario {m}
actuator {n} /ˈæk.tjuː.eɪt.ə(ɹ)/ (Something that actuates something else)  :: attuatore {m}
actuator {n} (A relay that controls the flow of electricity)  :: attuatore {m}, ripetitore {m}
acuity {n} (sharpness or acuteness)  :: acutezza {f}
acumen {n} /əˈkjumən/ (quickness of perception)  :: acume {m}, perspicacia {f}
acupuncturation {n} (acupuncture) SEE: acupuncture  ::
acupuncture {n} /ˈæ.kju.ˌpʌŋk.t͡ʃɝ/ (insertion of needles for remedial purposes)  :: agopuntura {f}
acute {adj} /əˈkjuːt/ (geometry: less than 90 deg.)  :: acuto
acute {adj} (geometry: having all internal angles acute) SEE: acute-angled  ::
acute {n} (acute accent) SEE: acute accent  ::
acute accent {n} (acute accent)  :: accento acuto
acute angle {n} (angle measuring less than ninety degrees)  :: angolo acuto {m}
acute-angled {adj} (geometry)  :: acutangolo {m} {f}
acute-angled triangle {n} (acute triangle) SEE: acute triangle  ::
acute triangle {n} (triangle all of the angles of which are acute)  :: triangolo {m} acutangolo
acyclic {adj} (not cyclic)  :: aciclico {m}
acyl {n} /ˈæ.sɪl/ (any of a class of organic radicals)  :: acile {m}
acylcarnitine {n}  :: acilcarnitina {f}
acyrology {n} (incorrect use of language)  :: acirologia {f}
AD {adv} (anno Domini)  :: d.C. (dopo Cristo)
adactyly {n}  :: adattilia {f}
adage {n} /ˈæ.dɪdʒ/ (old saying)  :: modo di dire {m}
adagietto {n} /əˌdæ(d)ʒiːˈɛtəʊ/ (passage)  :: adagetto {m}, [obsolete] adagietto {m}
Adam {prop} /ˈæ.dəm/ (first man in Abrahamic religions)  :: Adamo
Adam {prop} (male given name)  :: Adamo
Adam and Eve {prop} (the first man and woman (according to Genesis))  :: Adamo ed Eva
adamant {adj} (determined; unshakeable; unyielding)  :: irremovibile, ostinato {m}
adamant {n} (rock or mineral)  :: adamantino
adamant {n} (magnet or loadstone) SEE: magnet  ::
Adam's apple {n} (Citrus medica) SEE: citron  ::
Adam's apple {n} (lump in the throat)  :: pomo d'Adamo {m}
adapt {v} /əˈdæpt/ (to make suitable)  :: adattare
adapt {v} (to make by altering)  :: adattare
adapt {v} (to change to make oneself suitable)  :: adattarsi
adapt {adj} (adapted (adjective))  :: adattato
adaptability {n} /ədæptəˈbɪlɪti/ (quality of being adaptable; a quality that renders adaptable)  :: adattabilità {f}
adaptable {adj} /əˈdæptəbəl/ (capable of adapting or of being adapted)  :: adattabile
adaptative {adj} (adaptive) SEE: adaptive  ::
adaptive {adj} /əˈdæpˌtɪv/ (Of, pertaining to, characterized by or showing adaptation; making or made fit or suitable)  :: adattivo
add {v} /æd/ (to append, as a statement)  :: aggiungere
add {v} (to make an addition)  :: aggiungere
addedly {adv} (in addition)  :: addizionalmente
add fuel to the fire {v} (worsen a conflict)  :: aggiungere esca al fuoco, mettere benzina sul fuoco
addict {n} /ˈæ.dɪkt/ (person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug)  :: dipendente
addiction {n} /əˈdɪkʃən/ (the state of being addicted)  :: dipendenza
addiction {n} (a habit or practice)  :: dipendenza
addictive {adj} /əˈdɪktɪv/ (tending to cause addiction)  :: dipendente
adding machine {n}  :: addizionatrice {f}, calcolo meccanico {m}
add insult to injury {v} (to further a loss with mockery or indignity)  :: oltre il danno la beffa
Addis Ababa {prop} /ˌædɪs ˈæbəbə/ (capital of Ethiopia)  :: Addis Abeba
addition {n} /əˈdɪʃən/ (act of adding)  :: addizione {f}
addition {n} (thing added)  :: aggiunta {f}
addition {n} (arithmetic: process of adding)  :: addizione {f}
additional {adj} /əˈdɪʃənəl/ (Supplemental or added to)  :: addizionale {m} {f}
additive {n} /ˈæ.də.tɪv/ (substance altering another substance)  :: additivo {m}
address {n} /ˈæˌdɹɛs/ (direction for letters)  :: indirizzo {m}
address {n} (act of addressing oneself to a person)  :: discorso {m}
address {n} (manner of speaking to another)  :: maniera {f}
address {v} (to direct speech to)  :: rivolgersi
address book {n} (small book with addresses)  :: rubrica {f}
add up {v} (be reasonable or consistent) SEE: make sense  ::
adecticous {adj} (adecticous)  :: adectico
Adela {prop} /ˈæ.də.lə/ (female given name)  :: Adele {f}
Adelaide {prop} /ˈæ.də.leɪd/ (female given name)  :: Adelaide
Adele {prop} (female given name) SEE: Adela  ::
adelphic {adj} (describing a form of polyandry)  :: adelfico
adelphogamy {n} (marriage between a brother and a sister)  :: adelfogamia {f}
Aden {prop} (seaport of Yemen)  :: Aden
adenectomy {n} (surgical removal of the adenoid glands)  :: adenectomia
adenine {n} /ˈæ.dəˌniːn/ (base that pairs with thymine or uracil)  :: adenina {f}
adeno- {prefix} (gland)  :: adeno-
adenoid {n} (folds of lymphatic tissue covered by ciliated epithelium)  :: adenoide {f}
adenoidal {adj} (pertaining to the adenoids)  :: adenoideo, adenoide
adenoma {n} /æd ˈənoʊ mʌ/ (benign tumour)  :: adenoma {m}
adenomatoid {adj} (of or pertaining to an adenoma)  :: adenomatoso
adenomegaly {n}  :: adenomegalia {f}
adenosine {n} /əˈdɛn əʊ sɪn/ (nucleoside)  :: adenosina {f}
adenosine monophosphate {n} (nucleotide)  :: adenosina monofosfato
adenosine triphosphate {n} (adenosine triphosphate)  :: adenosintrifosfato {m}
adequate {adj} /ˈæd.ʌ.kwɪt/ (equal to some requirement)  :: adeguato
adequately {adv} (in an adequate manner)  :: adeguatamente
adequately {adv} (sufficiently)  :: adeguatamente
adequately {adv} (barely satisfactory)  :: adeguatamente
adermatoglyphia {n} /eɪˌdɜː.mə.təʊˈɡlɪ.fɪ.ə/ (rare congenital absence of epidermal ridges; genetic disorder which causes this condition)  :: adermatoglifia
adessive case {n} (noun case used to indicate adjacent location)  :: caso adessivo {m}
adhere {v} /ædˈhiɹ/ (To stick fast or cleave)  :: aderire
adherent {adj}  :: aderente
adherent {n} (a person who has membership in some group)  :: aderente
adhesin {n} (factor enabling bacteria to adhere to epithelial surfaces)  :: adesina {f}
adhesion {n} (binding of a cell)  :: adesione
adhesiveness {n} (the quality of being, or the degree to which a thing is, adhesive)  :: adesività {f}
adhesive tape {n}  :: nastro adesivo {m}, scotch {m}
ad hoc {adj} /ˌæd ˈhɒk/ (for this particular purpose)  :: ad hoc
ad hoc {adj} (special) SEE: special  ::
ad hoc {adj} (impromptu) SEE: impromptu  ::
adiabatic {adj} /ˌeɪdaɪəˈbætɪk/ (occurring without gain or loss of heat)  :: adiabatico
adiabaticity {n}  :: adiabaticità {f}
-adic {suffix} (having a number of arguments)  :: -adico
adieu {interj} (farewell, goodbye) SEE: goodbye  ::
Adige {prop} /ˈadɪdʒeɪ/ (river in South Tyrol)  :: Adige {m}
adios {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye  ::
adipic {adj}  :: adipico {m}
adipic acid {n} (crystalline dicarboxylic acid)  :: acido adipico
adipo- {prefix} (fat)  :: adipo-
adiponectin {n} (protein hormone)  :: adiponectina {f}
adipose {adj} /ˈæd.ɪ.poʊs/ (containing, composed of, or consisting of fat)  :: adiposo
adipose tissue {n} (tissue)  :: tessuto adiposo {m}
adjacency {n} (the quality of being adjacent, or near enough so as to touch)  :: adiacenza {f}
adjacency matrix {n} (in graph theory)  :: matrice di adiacenza {f}
adjacent {adj} /əˈdʒeɪ.sənt/ (lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring)  :: adiacente
adjacent {adj} (just before, after, or facing)  :: adiacente
adjectival {adj} /ˌæ.dʒəkˈtaɪ.vəl/ (functioning as an adjective)  :: aggettivale
adjective {n} /ˈæ.dʒɪk.tɪv/ ((grammar) a word that modifies a noun or describes a noun’s referent)  :: aggettivo {m}
adjective {v} (To make an adjective of)  :: aggettivare
adjective {adj} (adjectival) SEE: adjectival  ::
adjectivization {n} (the process of adjectivizing, and the result thereof)  :: aggettivazione {f}
adjoining {adj} /ʌˈd͡ʒɔɪn.ɪŋ/ (being in contact at some point)  :: adiacente, attiguo
adjust {v} /əˈdʒʌst/ (to modify)  :: adattare, adeguare, regolare
adjust {v} (to improve or rectify)  :: regolare
adjustable {adj} (capable of being adjusted)  :: modificabile, regolabile
adjusted {adj} /əˈdʒʌstɪd/ (compensated in order to avoid bias)  :: aggiustato
adjustment {n} /əˈdʒʌst.mənt/ (result of adjusting, small change)  :: adattamento {m}, inserimento {m}
adjuvant {adj} /ˈæ.dʒə.vənt/ (Containing an adjuvant)  :: adiuvante, coadiuvante
ad lib {adv} /æd ˈlɪb/  :: a volontà
adminicle {n} (aid) SEE: aid  ::
adminicle {n} (auxiliary) SEE: auxiliary  ::
administer {v} /ədˈmɪnɪstɚ/ (to work in an administrative capacity; to supervise)  :: amministrare
administrate {v} (administer) SEE: administer  ::
administration {n} /ədˌmɪnəˈstɹeɪʃən/ (the act of administering)  :: amministrazione {f}
administration {n} (the act of administering or tendering something to another)  :: somministrazione
administrative {adj} /ədˈmɪ.nəsˌtɹeɪ.ɾɪv/ (of or relating to administering or administration)  :: amministrativo
administrator {n} /ədˈmɪnɪstɹeɪtɚ/ (one who administers affairs)  :: amministratore {m}
admirably {adv} /ˈæd.mɪɹ.əˌbli/ (in an admirable manner)  :: ammirevolmente
admirably {adv} (to an admirable degree)  :: ammirevolmente
admiral {n} /ˈæd.mɚl̩/ (naval officer of the highest rank)  :: ammiraglio
admiral of the fleet {n} (top rank in other navies)  :: grande ammiraglio
Admiral of the Fleet {prop} (nautical rank) SEE: admiral of the fleet  ::
admiralship {n} (state, property, or office of being an admiral)  :: ammiragliato {m}
admiralty {n} /ˈæd.mɚ.l̩.ti/ (office or jurisdiction)  :: ammiragliato
admiration {n} /ˌæd.mɚˈeɪʃ.ən/ (adoration; appreciation)  :: ammirazione {f}
admire {v} /ədˈmaɪə/ (regard with wonder and delight)  :: ammirare
admirer {n} /ædˈmaɪ.ɚ.ɚ/ (one who admires)  :: ammiratore {m}
admissible {adj} (capable or deserving to be admitted, accepted or allowed; allowable, permissible, acceptable)  :: ammissibile
admission {n} /ædˈmɪʃ.ən/ (the act or practice of admitting)  :: ammissione {f}
admission {n} (power or permission to enter)  :: ammissione
admit {v} /ədˈmɪt/ (to allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege)  :: far entrare
admit {v} (to concede as true)  :: ammettere, riconoscere
admittance {n} /ədˈmɪt.n̩s/ (physics: reciprocal of impedance)  :: ammettenza {f}
admixture {n}  :: mescolanza {f}
ad nauseam {adv} (to a sickening degree)  :: ad oltranza, fino allo sfinimento
adogmatic {adj}  :: adogmatico
adolescence {n} /ˌædəˈlɛsəns/ (period between childhood and maturity)  :: adolescenza {f}
Adolf {prop} (male given name) SEE: Adolph  ::
Adolph {prop} /ˈeɪ.dɑlf/ (male given name)  :: Adolfo
Adonis {prop} /əˈdoʊnɪs/ (male given name)  :: Adone
adopt {v} /əˈdɑpt/ (to take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen)  :: adottare
adoptable {adj} (able to be adopted)  :: adottabile
adoptee {n}  :: adottato {m}, adottata {f}, adottati {p}, adottate {f-p}
adopter {n} (one who adopts)  :: adottatore {m}
adoption {n} (act of adopting, or state of being adopted)  :: adozione {f}
adoption {n} (transfer between old system to another)  :: conversione, migrazione, adozione
adoptionism {n} (form of Christianity which maintains that Jesus is divine only in the sense that God adopted him)  :: adozionismo {m}
adoptive {adj} (related through adoption)  :: adottivo
adoptive father {n} (man who has adopted a child)  :: padre adottivo {m}
adorable {adj} /əˈdɔːɹəbəl/  :: adorabile
adorably {adv} /ʌˈdoɹʌbli/ (in an adorable manner)  :: adorabilmente
adoral {adj}  :: adorale
adoration {n} (an act of religious worship)  :: adorazione {f}
adoration {n} (admiration or esteem)  :: adorazione {f}
adoration {n} (the act of adoring)  :: adorazione {f}
adorcism {n}  :: adorcismo {m}
adore {v} /əˈdɔɹ/ (worship)  :: adorare
adore {v} (love with entire heart and soul)  :: adorare
adorn {v} /əˈdɔɹn/ (to make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate)  :: adornare, ornare, fregiare, abbellire, contornare, decorare, imbellettare
adrenal {adj} /æˈdɹiːnəl/ (pertaining to adrenal glands)  :: adrenale
adrenaline {n} /əˈdɹɛnəlɪn/ (the compound epinephrine)  :: adrenalina {f}
adrenocorticotropic {adj} (that stimulates the adrenal cortex)  :: adrenocorticotropo
Adria {prop} (town)  :: Adria
Adrian {prop} /ˈeɪ.dɹiː.ən/ (male given name)  :: Adriano
Adriatic {prop} (Adriatic Sea) SEE: Adriatic Sea  ::
Adriatic {adj} /ˌeɪ.dɹɹiˈæt.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the Adriatic)  :: adriatico {m}
Adriatic Sea {prop} /eɪ.dɹiˈæt.ɪk/ (sea that stretches from the Ionian Sea to the Gulf of Venice)  :: mare Adriatico {m}
adrift {adj} /əˈdɹɪft/ (floating at random)  :: alla deriva
adrift {adv} (in a drifting condition)  :: alla deriva
adroit {adj} (dexterous) SEE: dexterous  ::
adroitness {n} (displays of skillfulness)  :: destrezza {f}, abilità {f}, maestria {f}, perizia {f}
adsorb {v} /ədˈzɔːb/ (to accumulate on a surface)  :: adsorbire
adstratum {n} (Any language having elements that are responsible for change in neighbouring languages)  :: adstrato {m}
adulation {n} /ˌædʒəˈleɪʃən/ (Flattery; fulsome praise)  :: adulazione {f}
adulator {n} (one who adulates)  :: adulatore {m}, adulatrice {f}
adult {n} /əˈdʌlt/ (fully grown human)  :: adulto {m}, adulta {f}
adult {adj} (fully grown)  :: adulto {m}, adulta {f}
adult {adj} (pornographic) SEE: pornographic  ::
adulter {v} (adulterate) SEE: adulterate  ::
adulterate {v} (to corrupt)  :: adulterare
adulterer {n} /əˈdʌltəɹɚ/ (husband or wife who commits adultery)  :: adultero {m}, adultera {f}
adulteress {n} (woman or girl who commits adultery)  :: adultera {f}
adultery {n} /əˈdʌltəɹi/ (sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse)  :: adulterio {m}
adultization {n} (the process of adultizing)  :: adultizzazione
advance {v} /ədˈvæns/ (to bring forward; to move towards the front; to make to go on)  :: avanzare
advance {v} (to raise to a higher rank; to promote)  :: avanzare
advance {n} (forward move)  :: avanzata {f}, progresso
advance {n} (amount of money)  :: avanzo {m}
advanced {adj} /ədˈvænst/ (late)  :: avanzato
advantage {n} /əd.ˈvæn.tɪdʒ/ (any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success)  :: vantaggio {m}
advantage {n}  :: vantaggio
advantageous {adj} (being of advantage)  :: vantaggioso
advantageously {adv} (in an advantageous manner)  :: proficuamente, vantaggiosamente, profittevolmente
advection {n} /ædˈvɛkʃən/ (The horizontal movement of a body of atmosphere (or other fluid) along with a concurrent transport of its temperature, humidity etc.)  :: avvezione {f}
advent {n} /ˈæd.vɛnt/ (coming, arrival)  :: avvento {m}
advent {n} (Christianity) SEE: Advent  ::
Advent {prop} (season before Christmas)  :: Avvento {m}
Advent calendar {n} (calendar used to count down the days of Advent)  :: calendario dell'avvento {m}
adventitious {adj} /ˌæd.vənˈtɪʃ.əs/ (from an external source)  :: esogeno
adventitious {adj} (accidental, additional, appearing casually)  :: aleatorio
adventitious {adj} (genetics, medicine: not congenital)  :: acquisito
adventitious {adj} (biology: developing in an unusual place or from an unusual source)  :: ectopico, ausiliario, avventizio
adventure {n} /ædˈv̥ɛnt͡ʃɚ/ (encountering of risks)  :: avventura {f}, peripezia {f}
adventure {n} (remarkable occurrence)  :: avventura {f}
adventure {n} (mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard)  :: rischio {m}, speculazione {f}
adventure {n} (that which happens without design)  :: avventura {f}
adventurer {n} /ædˈvɛn.tʃɚ.ɚ/ (one who enjoys adventures)  :: avventuriero {m}
adverb {n} /ˈæd.vɝb/ (lexical category)  :: avverbio {m}
adverbial {adj} /ædˈvɝbi.əl/ (of or relating to an adverb)  :: avverbiale
adverbially {adv} (as an adverb)  :: avverbialmente
adversary {n} /ˈæd.vəɹ.sɛɹi/ (opponent)  :: avversario {m}, avversaria {f}
adverse {adj} /ˈæd.və(ɹ)s/ (unfavourable)  :: contrario, avverso
adverse {adj} (contrary, hostile)  :: ostile
adversity {n} /ædˈvɝ.sɪ.ti/ (state of being adverse)  :: avversità {f}
adversity {n} (adverse event)  :: avversità {f}
advert {n} (advertisement) SEE: advertisement  ::
advertently {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose  ::
advertise {v} /ˈæd.vəɹ.taɪz/ ((transitive) to provide public information about (a product, services etc.))  :: pubblicizzare
advertisement {n} /ˈædvɚˌtaɪzmənt/ (commercial solicitation)  :: annuncio {m}, pubblicità {f}
advertiser {n} (one who advertises)  :: inserzionista {m} {f}
advertorial {n} /ˌædvɚˈtɔɹi.əl/ (advertisement presented as editorial)  :: pubbliredazionale {m}
advice {n} /ædˈvaɪs/ (opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel)  :: consiglio {m}
advice {n} (information or notice given)  :: avviso {m}
advisable {adj} (worthy of being recommended)  :: consigliabile
advise {v} /ædˈvaɪz/ (to give advice to; to offer an opinion; to counsel; to warn)  :: consigliare, raccomandare, consultarsi
advise {v} (to give information or notice to; to inform)  :: avvisare, informare, notificare
advisedly {adv} (With intentionality; deliberately)  :: intenzionalmente, deliberatamente, a ragion veduta
adviser {n} (advisor) SEE: advisor  ::
advisor {n} /ædˈvaɪz.ɚ/ (one who offers advice)  :: consigliere {m}
advocate {n} /ˈæd.və.kət/ (person who argues the case of another)  :: avvocato {m}, avvocata {f}
advocate {n} (person who speaks in support of something)  :: sostenitore {m}, sostenitrice {f}
advocative {adj}  :: avocatorio
adynamia {n} (loss of strength due to a disease)  :: adinamia {f}
Aegadian Islands {prop} /ɪˈɡeɪdi.ən ˈaɪlændz/ (islands off the coast of Sicily)  :: le isole Egadi {f-p}
Aegean {prop} (Aegean Sea) SEE: Aegean Sea  ::
Aegean Sea {prop} (sea of the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea)  :: mar Egeo {m}
Aegidius {prop} (male given name)  :: Egidio
aegis {n} /ˈiː.dʒɪs/ (protection, guidance)  :: egida
-aemia {suffix} (condition of the blood)  :: -emia {f}
Aeneas {prop} /ɪˈniː.əs/ (Trojan hero)  :: Enea {m}
Aeneid {prop} /ˈiː.ni.ɪd/ (Classic epic poem that tells the story of Aeneas fleeing Troy and settling in Italy.)  :: Eneide {f}
aerial {adj} /ˈɛːɹ.ɪ.əl/ (taking place in the air)  :: aereo
aerial {adj} (ethereal)  :: etereo
aerial {n} (device for receiving or transmitting)  :: antenna {f}
aerialist {n} (acrobat performing high off the ground) SEE: tightrope walker  ::
aeriferous {adj} (that conveys air)  :: aerifero
aerobic {adj} (living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen)  :: aerobico {m}
aerobic {adj} (involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body)  :: aerobico {m}
aerobically {adv} (In an aerobic manner)  :: aerobicamente
aerobiology {n} (the study of the dispersion of airborne biological materials)  :: aerobiologia {f}
aerobiosis {n} (form of life that is sustained by the presence of air)  :: aerobiosi {f}
aerodynamic {adj} (aerodynamic)  :: aerodinamico
aerodynamically {adv} (In an aerodynamic manner)  :: aerodinamicamente
aerodynamics {n} (The science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases)  :: aerodinamica {f}
aerodyne {n} (heavier-than-air aircraft)  :: aerodina {f}
aeroelastic {adj} (of or pertaining to aeroelasticity)  :: aeroelastico
aeroelasticity {n} (scientific study of the effect of aerodynamic loads on structures.)  :: aeroelasticità {f}
aeroembolism {n} (condition) SEE: air embolism  ::
aerogel {n} (ultralight solid-state substance)  :: aerogel {m}
aerography {n} (branch of surrealist art)  :: aerografia {f}
aerolite {n} /ˈɛːɹ.ə.lʌɪt/ (a meteorite consisting of silicate minerals)  :: aerolite {m}
aerolitic {adj} (of or pertaining to aerolites)  :: aerolitico
aeromancer {n} (practitioner of aeromancy)  :: aeromante {m} {f}
aeromancy {n} /ˈeə.ɹə.mæ (divination by use of atmospheric conditions)  :: aeromanzia
aerometer {n} (instrument used to measure mass and density of gases)  :: aerometro {m}
aeromodelling {n} (building and flying of model aircraft)  :: aeromodellismo {m}
aeronautic {adj} /ˌæɹoˈnɔtɪk/ (having to do with aerial navigation)  :: aeronautico
aeronautical {adj} (pertaining to the scientific study of flight)  :: aeronautico
aeronautics {n} (mechanics and science of aircraft)  :: aeronautica {f}
aeronaval {adj} (relating to the navy and the air force)  :: aeronavale
aeronaval {adj} (that moves both on sea and in the air)  :: aeronavale
Aeronian {prop}  :: Aeroniano
aerophilately {n} (the study or collection of airmail stamps)  :: aerofilatelia {f}
aerophone {n} (musical instrument)  :: aerofono {m}
aerophysics {n} (physics of the design and construction of aerodynamic devices)  :: aerofisica {f}
aeroplane {n} (airplane) SEE: airplane  ::
aeroscope {n} (device used to collect dust particles, spores etc from the air for subsequent analysis)  :: aeroscopio {m}
aerosol {n} (gaseous or airborne cloud of particulate matter)  :: aerosol {m}
aerosol {n} (colloidal system)  :: aerosol {m}
aerospace {n} (Earth's atmosphere and space the around it)  :: aerospazio {m}
aerospace {adj} (of or relating to aircraft)  :: aerospaziale
aerosporological {adj} (relating to airborne spores)  :: aerosporologico
aerostat {n} (aircraft)  :: aerostato {m}
aerostat {n} (balloon)  :: aerostato {m}
aerostatic {adj} (pneumatic) SEE: pneumatic  ::
aerotaxis {n} (movement of an organism either towards or away from a region of higher oxygen content)  :: aerotassi {f}
aerotechnic {adj}  :: aerotecnico
aerotechnics {n}  :: aerotecnica {f}
aerothermal {adj}  :: aerotermico
aerothermodynamics {n} (scientific study of the thermodynamic properties of gases)  :: gasdinamica
aerotropism {n} (growth of an organism either towards, or away from a region of higher oxygen content)  :: aerotropismo {m}
Aeschylus {prop} /ˈɛs.kə.ləs/ (Greek tragedian)  :: Eschilo {m}
Aesop {prop} (ancient Greek author)  :: Esopo {m}
aesthete {n} /ɛsˈθiːt/ (someone who cultivates an unusually high sensitivity to beauty, as in art or nature)  :: esteta {m} {f}
aesthetic {n} (the study of art or beauty) SEE: aesthetics  ::
aesthetically {adv}  :: esteticamente
aesthetics {n} /ɛsˈθɛt.ɪks/ (study or philosophy of beauty)  :: estetica {f}
aestival {adj} (Relating to summer)  :: estivo {m}, estiva {f}
aetiology {n} /itiˈɑlədʒi/ (study of causes or origins)  :: eziologia {f}
Aetius {prop} (given name)  :: Ezio
Aetolia {prop} /iːˈtəʊ.liː.ə/ (region of Greece)  :: Etolia {f}
Aetolian {adj} (of or relating to Aetolia)  :: etolico
Aetolian {n} (native of Aetolia)  :: etolico {m}
afar {adv} /ʌˈfaɹ/ (at, to or from a great distance)  :: da lontano
Afar {prop} (language)  :: afar
a few {determiner} (a small number of)  :: pochi, alcuni
a few {pron} (a small number of things)  :: pochi, un di
affable {adj} /ˈæf.ə.bəl/ (friendly, courteous, sociable)  :: affabile
affair {n} /əˈfɛɹ/ (that which is done or is to be done)  :: affare {m}
affect {v} /ə.ˈfɛkt/ (to influence or alter)  :: influenzare, condizionare, alterare
affect {v} (to move to emotion)  :: commuovere
affect {v} (to infect or harm)  :: colpire
affect {v} /əˈfɛkt/ (to make a false display of)  :: fingere
affected {adj} /əˈfɛktɪd/ (resulting from a mostly negative physical effect)  :: colpito
affection {n} /ʌˈfɛkʃən/ (any emotion)  :: affetto {m}
afferent {adj} (Carrying towards)  :: afferente
affiliate {v} (to adopt) SEE: adopt  ::
affinity {n} /əˈfɪnɪti/ (attraction between atoms)  :: affinità
affinity {n} (attraction between an antibody and an antigen)  :: affinità
affirmance {n} (affirmation) SEE: affirmation  ::
affirmation {n} /æfɝˈmeɪʃn/ (that which is affirmed)  :: affermazione {f}
affirmatively {adv} (In an affirming manner)  :: affermativamente
affirmative sentence {n} (sentence that affirms)  :: frase affermativa {f}
affix {n} /ˈæ.fɪks/ (linguistics: a bound morpheme added to a word’s stem)  :: confisso {m}
affix {n} (suffix) SEE: suffix  ::
affixive {adj} (forming words through the addition of an affix)  :: affissivo
afflict {v} (To cause pain to)  :: affliggere
affliction {n} (a state of pain, suffering, distress or agony)  :: afflizione {f}
affliction {n} (something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony)  :: afflizione {f}
afflictive {adj} (that causes physical or mental pain)  :: afflittivo
affluence {n} /ˈæəns/ (abundance of wealth)  :: ricchezza {f}, opulenza {f}, abbondanza {f}
affluent {n} (tributary) SEE: tributary  ::
afford {v} /əˈfɔɹd/ (to incur, stand, or bear)  :: permettersi
affray {n} /əˈfɹeɪ/ (a sudden assault or quarrel)  :: allarme terrore
affreightment {n} (hire a vessel for cargo)  :: noleggio {m}
affricate {n} /ˈæfɹɪkət/ (sound)  :: affricata {f}
affront {v} /əˈfɹʌnt/ (to insult intentionally, especially openly)  :: insultare
affront {n} (open or intentional offense, slight, or insult)  :: affronto {m}
affusion {n} (pouring of liquid)  :: affusione {f}
Afghan hound {n} (Afghan Hound) SEE: Afghan Hound  ::
Afghan Hound {n} /ˌæfɡænˈhæu̯nd/ (Afghan Hound)  :: levriero afgano {m}
Afghanistan {prop} /æfˈɡæn.ɪˌstæn/ (country)  :: Afghanistan {m}, Afganistan {m}
A-flat {n} (tone four fifths below C)  :: La bemolle
A-flat major {n} (A-flat major)  :: la bemolle maggiore
aflutter {adj} /əˈflʌt.ɚ/ (in a state of excited anticipation)  :: svolazzante
afoot {adv} /əˈfʊt/ (support of the body, standing)  :: in piedi
aforementioned {adj} /əˌfoːˈmɛn.ʃənd/ (previously mentioned)  :: suddetto {m}, suddetta {f}, sopraccennato {m}, anzidetto {m}, sopraccitato {m}
aforesaid {adj} /əˈfɔɹsɛd/ (previously stated)  :: succitato, suddetto
a fortiori {adv} /ˈeɪ fɔɹʃˈjɔˑɹaɪ/  :: a fortiori
afraid {adj} /əˈfɹeɪd/ (impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear; apprehensive)  :: con paura
Africa {prop} /ˈæ.fɹɪ.kə/ (continent south of Europe)  :: Africa {f}
Africa-Eurasia {prop} (Afro-Eurasia) SEE: Afro-Eurasia  ::
African {adj} /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kən/ (Of or pertaining to Africa)  :: africano
African {n} (a native of Africa)  :: africano {m}, africana {f}
African clawed frog {n} (frog)  :: xenopo {m}
African hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus)  :: licaone {m}
African Union {prop} (multinational organisation)  :: Unione Africana {f}
African violet {n} (perennial plant of the genus Saintpaulia)  :: violetta africana {f}
African wild dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
a friend in need is a friend indeed {proverb} (someone who helps you in your time of need is a real friend)  :: gli amici si vedono nel momento del bisogno
Afrikaans {prop} /ˌɑːfɹɪˈkɑːnz/ (language)  :: afrikaans
Afrikaans {prop} (Afrikaner)  :: afrikander, sudafricano {m}
Afro-Cuban {adj} (describing the section of the population of Cuba that has an African heritage)  :: afrocubano
Afro-Eurasia {prop} /ˈæf.ɹoʊ.jʊɹˈeɪ.ʒə/ (supercontinent)  :: Eurafrasia
after {adv} /ˈæf.tɚ/ (behind; later in time; following)  :: poi, dopo
after {prep} (subsequently; following in time; later than)  :: seguente
after {prep} (behind)  :: dietro
after {prep} (in pursuit of, seeking)  :: in seguito
after {prep} (in allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing)  :: da
after {prep} (as a result of)  :: per causa di
after {prep} (in spite of)  :: nonostante
after all {prep} (in the end; anyway)  :: dopo tutto, dopotutto, in fin dei conti
afterbrain {n} (part of brain)  :: mielencefalo
after dark {prep} (after nightfall, at night)  :: dopo il tramonto
afterlife {n} /ˈæftɚˌlaɪf/ (life after death)  :: oltretomba {f}, aldilà {m}
aftermath {n} /ˈæf.tɚˌmæθ/ (that which happens after, that which follows)  :: conseguenze {f}
afternoon {n} /ˌæf.tɚ.ˈnuːn/ (part of the day between noon and evening)  :: pomeriggio {m}
afterpeak {n} (compartment nearest the stern in the hold of a ship)  :: gavone di poppa {m}
aftershave {n} (lotion, gel or liquid)  :: dopobarba {m}
afterward {adv} (afterwards) SEE: afterwards  ::
afterwards {adv} /ˈæf.tɚ.wɚdz/ (at a later or succeeding time)  :: dopo, poi, successivamente, in seguito
afterword {n} (an epilogue)  :: epilogo {m}
again {adv} /əˈɡɛn/ (another time)  :: di nuovo, ancora
against {prep} /əˈɡɛnst/ (in a contrary direction to)  :: contrario {m}, contro
against {prep} (in physical contact with)  :: contro {m}
against {prep} (in opposition to)  :: contro {m}
against {prep} (in contrast or comparison with)  :: contro {m}
against {prep} (in competition with)  :: contro
against {prep} (in exchange for)  :: in cambio di
against {prep}  :: contro
against all odds {prep} (despite seemingly insurmountable opposition or probability)  :: contro ogni previsione
against the clock {prep} (in a time-restricted manner)  :: contro il tempo
agalactia {n} (failure of a mother to produce sufficient milk following childbirth)  :: agalassia {f}
agalactorrhea {n} (disease) SEE: agalactia  ::
Agamemnon {prop} /æɡæˈmɛmnɒn/ (Greek hero)  :: Agamennone
agapism {n} (selfless brotherly love)  :: agapismo {m}
agarose {n} (polymeric cross-linked polysaccharide)  :: agarosio
agate {n} /ˈæɡət/ (mineral)  :: agata {f}
Agatha {prop} (female given name)  :: Agata {f}
agave {n} /əˈɡeɪviː/ (genus)  :: agave {f}
age {n} (century) SEE: century  ::
age {n} /eɪd͡ʒ/ (part of the duration of a being or thing between its beginning and any given time)  :: età {m}
age {n} (one of the stages of life)  :: età {m}
age {n} (particular period of time in history)  :: età, evo
age {n} (great period in the history of the Earth)  :: epoca {f}, era {f}
age {n} (generation (see also generation))  :: generazione {f}
age {v} (intransitive: become old)  :: invecchiare
ageism {n} /ˈeɪdʒ.ɪzm̩/ (the treating of a person or people differently from others based on assumptions or stereotypes relating to their age)  :: ageismo
agency {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒə (place of business of an agent)  :: agenzia {f}
agency {n} (agent) SEE: agent  ::
agent {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒənt/ (one who exerts power)  :: agente {m}
agent {n} (one who acts in place of another)  :: agente {m}
agent {n} (active power or cause)  :: agente {m}
agent noun {n} (noun that denotes an agent)  :: nome d'agente {m}
Agent Orange {prop} (herbicide)  :: Agente Arancio {f}
age of consent {n} (an age at which one is legally mature enough to have sex)  :: età del consenso {f}
ageratum {n} (any of the genus Ageratum of tropical American herbs)  :: agerato {m}
agflation {n}  :: agflazione {f}
agglutinable {adj} (able to be agglutinated)  :: agglutinabile
agglutinogen {n} (antigen)  :: agglutinogeno {m}
aggregate {n} /ˈæɡɹɪˌɡət/ (a mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars)  :: aggregato {m}
aggregate {n} (set (mathematics))  :: aggregato {m}
aggregate {n} (any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism)  :: aggregato {m}
aggregate {v} (To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum)  :: aggregare
aggregate {v} (To add or unite, as, a person, to an association)  :: aggregare
aggression {n} /əˈɡɹɛʃən/ (act of initiating hostilities or invasion)  :: aggressione {f}
aggression {n} (the practice or habit of launching attacks)  :: aggressione {f}
aggression {n} (hostile or destructive behavior or actions)  :: aggressione {f}
aggressive {adj} /ʌˈɡɹɛs.ɪv/ (tending or disposed to aggress)  :: aggressivo
aggressively {adv} (in an aggressive manner)  :: aggressivamente
aggressiveness {n} (state or quality being aggressive)  :: aggressività {f}
agha {n} (an honorific for high officials used in Turkey and certain Muslim countries)  :: aghà {m}
aghast {adj} /əˈɡæst/ (terrified)  :: terrorizzato, spaventato, sgomento
Aghlabid {n}  :: aglabita {m}
agile gibbon {n} (Hylobates agilis)  :: gibbone agile {m}
agilely {adv} (in an agile manner)  :: agilmente
aging {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒɪŋ/ (the process of becoming older or more mature)  :: invecchiamento {m}
agitate {v} /ˈæ.dʒɪ.teɪt/ (to move with a violent, irregular action)  :: agitare, scuotere, sbattere
agitate {v} (to stir up, to disturb or excite)  :: agitare, turbare
aglet {n} (catkin) SEE: catkin  ::
aglet {n} (cover of a shoelace) SEE: aiglet  ::
aglyphous {adj} (of a snake: whose teeth are not specialized)  :: aglifo
agnathous {adj} (jawless) SEE: jawless  ::
Agnes {prop} /ˈæɡ.nɪs/ (female given name)  :: Agnese
agnostic {adj} /æɡˈnɑːstɪk/ (of or relating to agnosticism)  :: agnostico
agnosticism {n} /æɡˈnɑstɪsɪzəm/ (view that the existence of a God or gods is unknown, unknowable, unproven, or unprovable)  :: agnosticismo {m}
agnus castus {n} (chaste tree) SEE: chaste tree  ::
ago {adj} /əˈɡoʊ/ (past; gone by; since)  :: fa
agogic {n}  :: agogica {f}
agomelatine {n} (drug)  :: agomelatina {f}
agon {n} /ˈæ.ɡoʊn/ (a struggle or contest)  :: agone {m}
agon {n} (a test of will)  :: agone {m}
agon {n} (a contest in ancient Greece)  :: agone {m}
agon {n} (a two-player boardgame)  :: agone {m}
agony {n} /ˈæ.ɡə.niː/ (violent contest or striving)  :: agonia {f}
agony {n} (extreme pain of mind or body)  :: dolore {f} [pain], angoscia {f} [of mind]
agony {n} (paroxysm of joy)  :: parossismo {m}
agony {n} (last struggle of life)  :: agonia {f}
a good beginning makes a good ending {proverb} (good beginnings promise a good end)  :: chi ben comincia è a metà dell'opera
agoraphobia {n} /ˌæɡəɹəˈfoʊbi.ə/ (fear of open spaces)  :: agorafobia
agorism {n} (philosophy that advocates the creation of a voluntaryist society through counter-economics)  :: agorismo {m}
agouti {n} /əˈɡuːti/ (a rodent similar in appearance to a guinea pig but having longer legs)  :: aguti
agrammatism {n} (inability to form sentences)  :: agrammatismo {m}
agranulocyte {n} (white blood cell characterised by the absence of granules in its cytoplasm)  :: agranulocita {m}
agrarian {adj} /əˈɡɹɛ(ə)ɹi.ən/ (relating to the cultivation of land)  :: agrario
agree {v} /əˈɡɹiː/ (harmonize in opinion; be in unison or concord; be united; concur)  :: essere d'accordo, concordare
agree {v} (to come to terms or to a common resolve)  :: accordarsi
agree {v} (to resemble, coincide, correspond)  :: corrispondere, concordare
agree {v} (grammar: to correspond in gender, number, case, or person)  :: concordare
agreeable {adj} /əˈɡɹiːəbl/ (pleasing)  :: gradevole
agreeably {adv} (in an agreeable manner)  :: gradevolmente
agreed {interj} /ə.ɡɹi.ːd/ (interjection that expresses agreement)  :: d'accordo
agreement {n} /əˈɡɹiːmənt/ (understanding to follow a course of conduct)  :: consenso {m}, accordo {m}
agreement {n} (state whereby several parties share a view)  :: accordo {m}, convenzione {f}, patto {m}
agreement {n} (legally binding contract)  :: contratto {m}
agreement {n} (grammatical agreement)  :: concordanza {f}
agricultural {adj} /ˌæɡɹɪˈkəlt͡ʃəɹəl/ (of or pertaining to agriculture)  :: agricolo
agriculture {n} /ˈæɡɹɪˌkʌltʃɚ/ (the art or science of cultivating the ground)  :: agricoltura {f}
agriculturist {n} (one who practices agriculture, a farmer, a gardener)  :: agricoltore {m}
Agrigento {prop} /ˌæɡɹɪˈd͡ʒɛntəʊ/ (province and city in Sicily)  :: Agrigento {f}
agrimi {n} (type of goat)  :: kri-kri {f}
agrimony {n} /ˈæɡ.ɹɪ.mən.i/ (plant of the genus Agrimonia)  :: agrimonia {f}
Agrinion {prop} (city in Greece)  :: Agrinio
agritourism {n} (tourism in which tourists stay in farms)  :: agriturismo {m}
agrobiotechnological {adj}  :: agrobiotecnologico
agrochemical {adj} (relating to agrochemistry)  :: agrochimico
agrochemistry {n} (branch of chemistry)  :: agrochimica
agroforester {n} (one who takes part in agroforestry)  :: agrosilvicoltore {m}
agroindustrial {adj}  :: agroindustriale
agroindustry {n}  :: agroindustria {f}
agrometeorology {n} (branch of meteorology dealing with agriculture)  :: agrometeorologia {f}
agropastoral {adj} (based upon agriculture and the rearing of sheep)  :: agropastorale
Aguascalientes {prop} (state of Mexico)  :: Aguascalientes {m}
ahead {adv} /əˈhɛd/ (in or to the front)  :: avanti
aichmophobia {n} (fear of pointed or sharp objects)  :: aicmofobia {f}
aid {n} /eɪd/ (help; succor; assistance; relief)  :: aiuto {m}
aid {n} (a person that promotes or helps in something being done; a helper)  :: aiutante {m}
aid {n} (something which helps; a material source of help)  :: aiuto
aid {v} (to support)  :: aiutare
Aida {prop} (female given name)  :: Aida
aide {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant  ::
Aidos {prop} (Greek goddess of shame, modesty, and humility)  :: Aidos
AIDS {n} /eɪdz/ (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)  :: SIDA {f}, AIDS
aiglet {n} /ˈeɪ.ɡlɛt/ (tip on a ribbon or cord)  :: puntale {m}
aileron {n} (Hinged part on trailing edge of airplane wing)  :: alettone {m}, alerone {m}
ailing {adj} /ˈeɪ.lɪŋ/ (sick)  :: malato {m}, sofferente
ailment {n} (something which ails one; a disease; sickness)  :: disturbo {m}, indisposizione {f}, affezione {f}, male {m}, malattia {f}, acciacco {m}, malanno {m}
ailuro- {prefix} /aɪˈlʊɹə-/ (prefix meaning “cat”)  :: ailuro-, eluro-
ailurophile {n} /aɪˈljʊəɹəˌfaɪl/ (cat-lover)  :: ailurofilo {m}, ailurofila {f}, elurofilo {m}, elurofila {f}, gattofilo {m}, gattofila {f}
ailurophobia {n} /ˌaɪljʊəɹəˈfəʊbɪ.ə/ (irrational fear or hatred for cats)  :: ailurofobia {f}, elurofobia {f}
aim {n} /eɪm/ (Intention; purpose)  :: obiettivo
aim {v} (to direct the intention or purpose)  :: puntare
aimlessly {adv} (without an aim)  :: senza meta
Ainu {prop} (language)  :: lingua ainu {f}
air {n} /ˈɛəɹ/ (historical: one of the basic elements)  :: aria {f}
air {n} (mixture of gases making up the atmosphere of the Earth)  :: aria {f}
air {n} (music: a song, an aria)  :: aria {f}
air {v} (to bring into contact with the air)  :: aerare
air {v} (to ventilate)  :: ventilare
air {v} (to broadcast)  :: mandare in onda
air ambulance {n} (an aircraft equipped as an ambulance)  :: aeroambulanza {f}
air base {n} (military airport)  :: base aerea {f}
airbase {n} (airbase) SEE: air base  ::
air bed {n} (A bed that inflated with air)  :: materasso ad aria {m}
airborne {adj} (carried by the air)  :: trasportato dall'aria, aviotrasportato
airborne {adj} (in flight)  :: in volo
airbus {n} (a type of airliner)  :: aerobus {m}
air conditioner {n} (a machine that is used to control temperature and humidity in an enclosed space)  :: condizionatore
aircraft {n} /ɛəɹ.kɹæft/ (machine capable of atmospheric flight)  :: aeromobile {m}
aircraft carrier {n} (warship for launching aircraft)  :: portaerei {f}, portaeromobili {f}
airdrop {n} (act of dropping goods or personnel from an aircraft by parachute)  :: lancio con il paracadute {m}
airdrop {v} (to drop goods or personnel from an aircraft by parachute)  :: lanciare con il paracadute, paracadutare
air embolism {n} (condition caused by bubbles of gas)  :: aeroembolismo {m}
airer {n} (clotheshorse) SEE: clotheshorse  ::
airfield {n} (place where airplanes can take off and land)  :: aerodromo {m}
airfoil {n} (wing of an aircraft) SEE: wing  ::
airfoil {n} (structure shaped to produce lift when moving in air)  :: profilo alare {m}
air force {n} (branch of the military devoted to air warfare)  :: aeronautica militare {f}
airhead {n} /ˈeəː.hɛd/ (having no brain)  :: svampita {f}
airily {adv} /ˈeɹ.ə.li/ (in an airy manner)  :: spensieratamente
airline {n} (company that flies airplanes)  :: aerolinea {f}, compagnia aerea {f}, aviolinea {f}
airliner {n} (passenger aircraft)  :: aereo di linea {m}
airlock {n} (used to provide access to and from the sealed area)  :: camera stagna {f}
air mail {n} (mail transported by aircraft)  :: posta aerea {f}
airman {n}  :: aviere {m}
airplane {n} /ˈɛəɹˌpleɪ̯n/ (powered aircraft)  :: aereo {m}, aeroplano {m}, apparecchio {m}, aeromobile {f}
airport {n} /ˈɛɹ.pɔɹt/ (a place designated for airplanes)  :: aeroporto {m}, aerodromo {m}
air-raid shelter {n} (reinforced underground shelter designed to give protection against air raids)  :: rifugio antiaereo {m}
air-raid warden {n} (person who defends a building during an air raid)  :: capofabbricato
airship {n} (self-propelled lighter-than-air aircraft that can be steered) SEE: dirigible  ::
air strike {n} (attack by aircraft)  :: attacco aereo {m}
airstrip {n} (primitive aircraft landing field)  :: pista di atterraggio {f}
air ticket {n} (a pass entitling the holder to travel in an aeroplane)  :: biglietto di volo {m}
airtight {adj} (being impermeable to air or other gases)  :: ermetico {m}
airway {n} (windpipe) SEE: windpipe  ::
airway {n} (trachea) SEE: trachea  ::
aisle {n} /aɪ̯l/ (wing of a building, notably in a church)  :: collaterale {m}, navata laterale, corridoio {m}
aisle {n} (clear path through rows of seating)  :: corridoio {m}
aisle {n} (corridor in a supermarket)  :: corsia {f}
aisle {n} (any path through obstructed space)  :: passaggio {m}, passaggio obbligato
aisle {n}  :: corridoio {m}, passaggio {m}
aitch {n} /eɪtʃ/ (name of the letter H, h)  :: acca
Ajaccio {prop} /aˈʒaksɪəʊ/ (capital city of Corsica)  :: Ajaccio, Aiaccio
ajar {adv} /əˈd͡ʒɑɹ/ (slightly turned or opened)  :: socchiuso
Ajax {prop} /ˈeɪ.dʒæks/ (either of two heroes of the Trojan War)  :: Aiace {m}
a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step {proverb} (a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step)  :: un viaggio di mille miglia comincia con il primo passo
AKA {prep} (also known as)  :: alias, altrimenti detto
Akan {prop} (language group spoken in Ghana)  :: akan
akin {adj} /ʌˈkɪn/ (of the same kin; related by blood)  :: consanguineo {m}
akin {adj} (of the same kind; similar)  :: affine
alabaster {n} /ˈæl.əˌbæs.tɚ/ (variety of gypsum)  :: alabastro {m}
alacrity {n} /əˈlækɹɨti]/ (eagerness)  :: alacrità {f}, solerzia {f}
Aladdin {prop} (the Arabic tale)  :: Aladino
alamethicin {n} (antibiotic)  :: alameticina {f}
Alan {prop} /ˈæ.lən/ (male given name)  :: Alano
Al-Andalus {prop} (Islamic Spain)  :: Al-Andalus
alanine {n} (nonessential amino acid; C3H7NO2)  :: alanina {f}
alarm {n} /əˈlɑːm/ (summons to arms)  :: allarme {m}
alarm {n} (notice of approaching danger)  :: allarme {m}
alarm clock {n} (type of clock)  :: sveglia {f}
alarmed {adj} (worried) SEE: worried  ::
alarmingly {adv} /ə.ˈlɑɹm.ɪŋ.li/ (in an alarming manner, frighteningly. In a way the induces fear or concern)  :: allarmisticamente
alarmism {n} (production of needless alarms)  :: allarmismo {m}
alas {interj} /əˈlæs/ (exclamation of sorrow, etc.)  :: ahimè, purtroppo
Alaska {prop} /əˈlas.kə/ (US state)  :: Alaska {f}
Alaskan Malamute {n} (Alaskan Malamute sled dog)  :: malamute di Alaska
alb {n} (a long white robe worn by priests and other ministers)  :: camice {m}
albacore {n} /ˈæl.bə.kɔɹ/ (large marine fish)  :: Alalunga, alalonga
Alban {prop} (male given name)  :: Albano
Albania {prop} /ælˈbeɪ.ni.ə/ (country in south-eastern Europe)  :: Albania {f}
Albania {prop} (Caucasian Albania) SEE: Caucasian Albania  ::
Albanian {adj} /ælˈbeɪ.ni.ən/ (of or pertaining to Albania)  :: albanese
Albanian {n} (person from Albania)  :: albanese
Albanian {prop} (language)  :: albanese
Albany {prop} (capital of New York)  :: Albany
albatross {n} /ˈæl.bəˌtɹɔs/ (seabird)  :: albatro {m}, albatros {m}
albedo {n} /ælˈbi.doʊ/ (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body)  :: albedo {f}
albeit {conj} /ɔlˈbi.ət/ (despite its being; although)  :: benché
Albert {prop} /ˈæl.bɚt/ (male given name)  :: Alberto
Alberta {prop} /ˌælˈbɜː(ɹ).tə/ (province)  :: Alberta {f}
Albin {prop} (male given name)  :: Albino
albinism {n} (lack of melanin pigmentation)  :: albinismo {m}
albino {n} /ælˈbaɪnoʊ/ (one congenitally lacking melanin)  :: albino
albinoism {n} (albinism) SEE: albinism  ::
Albion {prop} (England)  :: Albione {f}
albumen {n} /ˈælbjʊmən/ (white part of an egg)  :: albume {m}, chiara {f}, bianco d'uovo {m}
albumin {n} /æl.ˈbjuː.mən/ (class of monomeric proteins that are soluble in water)  :: albumina {f}
albuminous {adj} (of or pertaining to albumin)  :: albuminoso
alburn {n} (bleak) SEE: bleak  ::
alburnum {n} (sapwood) SEE: sapwood  ::
alchemist {n} /ˈæl.kə.mɪst/ (one who practices alchemy)  :: alchimista {m} {f}
alchemy {n} /ˈælkəˌmi/ (ancient chemistry)  :: alchimia {f}
Alcibiades {prop} /ˌælsəˈbaɪədiz/ (Greek name)  :: Alcibiade
Alcman {prop} (Ancient Greek name)  :: Alcmane
Alcmanian {adj}  :: alcmanio
alcohol {n} /ˈæl.kə.hɔl/ (organic chemistry sense)  :: alcol {m}, alcole {m}
alcohol {n} (intoxicating beverage)  :: alcol {m}
alcoholaemia {n} (presence of alcohol)  :: alcolemia {f}
alcoholaemia {n} (measure of the amount of alcohol)  :: alcolemia {f}
alcoholate {n} (an alcoholic extract of plant material; a tincture)  :: alcolato {m}
alcoholate {n} (an alkoxide)  :: alcolato {m}
alcohol-free {adj} (containing no alcohol)  :: analcolico
alcoholic {n} /ˌælkəˈhɑlɪk/ (a person addicted to alcohol)  :: alcoldipendente, alcolista
alcoholic {n} (one who abuses alcohol)  :: alcolista, alcolizzato {m}
alcoholic {adj} (of or pertaining to alcohol)  :: alcolico
alcoholic {adj} (having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents)  :: alcolico
alcoholic {adj} (of alcoholism)  :: alcolizzato
alcoholically {adv} (in the manner of an alcoholic)  :: alcolicamente
alcoholically {adv} (in an alcoholic manner)  :: alcolicamente
alcoholicity {n} (measure of the alcoholic content)  :: alcolicità {f}
Alcoholics Anonymous {prop} (proper noun)  :: Alcolisti Anonimi
alcoholism {n} (chronic disease)  :: alcolismo
alcoholize {v} (convert into alcohol)  :: alcolizzare
alcoholize {v} (infuse or saturate with alcoholic spirit)  :: alcolizzare
alcoholize {v} (subject to the influence of alcohol)  :: alcolizzare
alcohology {n} (study of the effects of alcohol)  :: alcologia {f}
alcoholometer {n} (Specialized form of hydrometer used to measure amount of alcohol in liquid)  :: alcolimetro {m}
alcoholometric {adj} (pertaining to the measurement of the alcohol content of beers, wines and spirits)  :: alcolometrico, alcoolometrico, alcolimetrico
alcoholometry {n} (Measurement of concentration of alcohol in liquid)  :: alcolimetria {f}
alcove {n} /ˈæl.kəʊv/ (small recessed area)  :: alcova {f}
Aldebaran {prop} /alˈdɛbəɹən/ (star)  :: Aldebaran
aldebaranium {n} (rejected named for ytterbium)  :: aldebaranio {m}
aldehyde {n} /ˈæl.dɨ.haɪd/ (organic compound of the general formula R·CHO)  :: aldeide {f}
aldehyde oxidase {n}  :: aldeideossidasi {f}
alder {n} /ˈɔːldə/ (any tree or shrub of the genus Alnus)  :: ontano {m}
Aldine {adj} (of or pertaining to the publications of Aldus Manutius)  :: aldino {m}
Aldine {adj} (describing the typography used)  :: aldino {m}
aldohexose {n} (any hexose containing an aldehyde group)  :: aldoesoso {m}
aldol {n} (aldehyde or ketone having a hydroxy group in the beta- position)  :: aldolo {m}
aldolase {n} (enzyme present in some tissue)  :: aldolasi {f}
aldopentose {n} (a pentose that is also a aldose)  :: aldopentoso {m}
aldosterone {n} (aldosterone)  :: aldosterone
aldotetrose {n} (any aldose having four carbon atoms)  :: aldotetroso {m}
aldotriose {n} (any aldose having three carbon atoms)  :: aldotrioso {m}
ale {n} /eɪl/ (intoxicating liquor)  :: birra inglese {f}
Alecto {prop} (Greek goddess of vengeance)  :: Aletto {f}
Alejandro {prop} (cognates of Alejandro) SEE: Alexander  ::
alembic {n} /əˈlɛmbɪk/ (chemical apparatus)  :: alambicco {m}
a leopard cannot change its spots {proverb} (one cannot change one's own nature)  :: il lupo perde il pelo ma non il vizio (the wolf can lose its fur but not its bad habits), chi nasce tondo non può morire quadrato
aleph {n} (first letter of the Proto-Canaanite alphabet and descendant script)  :: alef {m} {f}
Aleppo {prop} /əˈlɛpoʊ/ (Syrian city)  :: Aleppo
alert {adj} /əˈlɝt/ (attentive)  :: allerta
alert {n} (an alarm)  :: allarme {m}
alertness {n} /ʌˈlɚt.nɛs/ (quality of being alert)  :: vigilanza {f}
Alessandria {prop}  :: Alessandria {f}
aleurone {n} (protein content of the embryo, endosperm or perisperm of cereals)  :: aleurone {m}
aleuronic {adj} (of or pertaining to aleurone)  :: aleuronico
Alex {prop} (male given name) SEE: Alexius  ::
Alexander {prop} /ˌæ.lɨɡˈzæn.dɚ/ (male given name)  :: Alessandro {m}
Alexander the Great {prop} (King of Macedonia)  :: Alessandro Magno {m}
Alexandra {prop} (female given name)  :: Alessandra
Alexandria {prop} (city in Egypt)  :: Alessandria {f}
Alexandrianism {n}  :: alessandrinismo {m}
Alexandroupoli {prop} (city)  :: Alessandropoli
Alexius {prop} (male given name)  :: Alessio
alfa {n} (the letter "A" in the ICAO spelling alphabet)  :: Ancona
alfalfa {n} /ælˈfælfə/ (Medicago sativa)  :: erba medica {f}
Alfierian {adj}  :: alfieriano
Alfonso {prop} (male given name)  :: Alfonso
Alfred {prop} (Male given name)  :: Alfredo
al fresco {adj} (outdoors)  :: all'aperto, fuori, all'aria aperta
alga {n} /ˈæl.ɡə/ (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms)  :: alga {f}
algae {n} /ˈæl.dʒi/ (plural of alga)  :: alghe {f-p}
algebra {n} /ˈæl.dʒɪ.bɹə/ (system for computation)  :: algebra {f}
algebraic {adj} /ˌældʒɪˈbɹeɪɪk/ (relating to algebra)  :: algebrico
algebraically {adv} (using algebra)  :: algebricamente
algebraic geometry {n} (branch of mathematics that studies solutions of systems of algebraic equations using both algebra and geometry)  :: geometria algebrica {f}
algebraic number {n} (complex number)  :: numero algebrico {m}
Algeria {prop} /ælˈdʒɪəɹi.ə/ (country)  :: Algeria {f}
algesia {n} (sensitivity to pain)  :: algesia {f}
Algherese {prop} (Catalan dialect spoken in Alghero)  :: algherese {m}
Alghero {prop} /ɑlˈɡɛɹoʊ/ (port town in Sardinia)  :: Alghero {f}
algid {adj} /ˈæl.dʒɪd/ (cold, chilly)  :: algido {m}
algidity {n} (state of being algid)  :: algidismo {m}
Algiers {prop} /ælˈdʒɪɹz/ (the capital of Algeria)  :: Algeri
alginate {n} (any salt or ester of alginic acid)  :: alginato {m}
alginic {adj} (relating to alginic acid or its derivatives)  :: alginico
algolagnia {n} /alɡə(ʊ)ˈlaɡnɪə/ (Physical condition)  :: algolagnia
algology {n} (branch of botany dealing with algae)  :: algologia {f}
Algonquian {adj} /ælˈɡɑːŋkwi.ən/ (relating to a group of North American languages)  :: algonchino
algophilia {n} (pleasure from experiencing pain)  :: algofilia {f}, masochismo {m}
algorithm {n} /ˈælɡəɹɪðəm/ (well-defined procedure)  :: algoritmo {m}
algorithmic {adj} (relating to an algorithm)  :: algoritmico
algorithmically {adv} (using an algorithm)  :: algoritmicamente
Ali {prop} (male given name from Arabic)  :: Alì {m}
alias {n} /ˈeɪ.li.əs/  :: pseudonimo {m}
Ali Baba {prop} (a fictional character)  :: Alì Babà {m}
alibi {n} /ˈæl.ə.baɪ/ (criminal legal defense)  :: alibi {m}
Alicante {prop} (city in Spain)  :: Alicante
Alice {prop} /ˈæl.ɪs/ (female given name)  :: Alice {f}
alicyclic {adj} (of a class of organic compounds)  :: aliciclico
a lie has no legs {proverb} (you can't get away with a lie)  :: Le bugie hanno le gambe corte
alien {n} /ˈeɪ.li.ən/ (person, etc. from outside)  :: straniero {m}
alien {n} (foreigner)  :: straniero {m}, forestiero {m}
alien {n} (life form of non-Earth origin)  :: extraterrestre, alieno
alienate {v} /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/  :: alienare
alienation {n} /ˌeɪli.əˈneɪʃən]/ (the act of alienating)  :: alienazione {f}
alienation {n} (the state of being alienated)  :: alienazione {f}
alienist {n} (psychiatrist) SEE: psychiatrist  ::
alienist {n} (psychologist) SEE: psychologist  ::
align {v} /əˈlaɪn/ (To align sequences)  :: allineare
alignment {n} /ɘˈɫaɪnmɘnt]/ (a way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein sequences)  :: allineamento
alike {adj} /əˈlaɪk/ (having resemblance; similar)  :: simile
alimentary canal {n} (digestive tract) SEE: digestive tract  ::
alimony {n} /ˈæ.lɪ.moʊ.ni/ (a court-enforced allowance)  :: alimenti {m-p}
alimony {n}  :: alimenti
aline {v} (form in line, fall into line) SEE: align  ::
aline {v} (adjust or form to a line) SEE: align  ::
aline {v} (adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking) SEE: align  ::
aliphatic {adj} /ælɪˈfætɪk/ (organic chemistry: having carbon atoms arranged in an open chain)  :: alifatico
aliquot {adj} /ˈæ.lɪ.kwɒt/ (contained an integral number of times)  :: aliquota {f}
aliquot {n} (portion)  :: aliquota {f}
a little {adv} (to a small extent or degree)  :: un po', un poco
a little bird told me {phrase} (idiomatic)  :: un uccellino mi ha detto che... {}
alive {adj} /əˈlaɪv/ (having life)  :: vivo {m}
alive {adj} (in a state of action)  :: attivo {m}, animato {m}
alive {adj} (exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings)  :: attivo {m}
alive and kicking {adj} (healthy, especially in opposition to other circumstances)  :: vivo e vegeto, in ottima salute
alizarin {n} /əˈlɪzəɹɪn/ (1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone)  :: alizarina {f}
Al Jazeera {prop} /æl dʒæˈziːɹɐ]/ (Arabic satellite TV news channel)  :: Al Jazeera
alkali {n} /ˈæl.kə.laɪ/ (class of caustic bases)  :: alcali {m}
alkalimeter {n} (device)  :: alcalimetro {m}
alkalimetry {n} (process of determining the strength of an alkali)  :: alcalimetria {f}
alkane {n} /ˈæl.keɪn/ (saturated hydrocarbon of formula CnH2n+2)  :: alcano {m}
alkekengi {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry  ::
alkene {n} (unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with one or more carbon–carbon double bonds)  :: alchene {m}
alkoxide {n} (alcohol-derived compound formed by replacing a hydrogen atom with another cationic species)  :: alcolato {m}
alkoxy {n}  :: alcossi {m}
alkyl {n} (univalent radical of the general formula CnH2n+1)  :: alchile {m}
alkyne {n} (hydrocarbon containing at least one carbon-carbon triple bond)  :: alchino {m}
all {adv} /ɔːl/ (intensifier)  :: tutto
all {determiner} (every individual of the given class)  :: tutto {m}, tutta {f}
all {determiner} (throughout the whole of (a stated period of time))  :: tutto il/lo {m}, tutta la {f}
all {n} (everyone) SEE: everyone  ::
all {n} (everything) SEE: everything  ::
all along {adv} (duration)  :: fin dall'inizio, da sempre
all and sundry {pron}  :: tutti quanti
allantiasis {n} (food poisoning from under-cooked sausages)  :: allantiasi {f}
allative case {n} (case used to indicate movement onto, or to the adjacency of something)  :: caso allativo {m}
all at once {adv} /ˌɔːl ət ˈwʌn(t)s/ (unexpectedly)  :: tutto in una volta
all bark and no bite {adj} (full of big talk)  :: tutto fumo e niente arrosto
all bark and no bite {adj} (says cutting remarks, but actually has a soft personality underneath)  :: cane che abbaia non morde
all but {adv} (very nearly)  :: quasi, praticamente, quasi del tutto
all cats are gray at night {proverb} (all cats are grey in the dark) SEE: all cats are grey in the dark  ::
all cats are grey in the dark {proverb} (proverb)  :: di notte tutti i gatti sono bigi, di notte tutti i gatti sono grigi
all duck or no dinner {phrase} (all or nothing)  :: o tutto o niente
all ears {adj} (listening intensely)  :: tutto orecchi
all ears {adj} (awaiting explanation)  :: tutto orecchi
alleged {adj} /əˈlɛdʒd/ (asserted)  :: asserito
alleged {adj} (supposed)  :: supposto
allegedly {adv} (according to someone's allegation)  :: presunto
allegiance {n} /əˈliː.dʒəns/ (loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler)  :: fedeltà, lealtà
allegorically {adv} /æl.əˈɡɒɹ.ɪk.(ə.)li/ (in an allegorical manner)  :: allegoricamente
allegory {n} (the representation of abstract principles)  :: allegoria {f}
allegory {n} (communication using such representation)  :: allegoria {f}
allegory {n} (symbolic representation)  :: allegoria {f}
allele {n} /əˈ.liː.l/ (variant of a gene)  :: allele {m}
allelomorph {n} (allele) SEE: allele  ::
allelomorphic {adj} (of or pertaining to an allelomorph)  :: allelomorfo, antagonistico
allelopathic {adj} (Relating to an allelopathy)  :: allelopatico
allelopathy {n} (release by a plant of a toxin to suppress growth of nearby competing plants)  :: allelopatia {f}
alleluia {n} (liturgical form of hallelujah)  :: alleluia {m}
allene {n} (any of a class of hydrocarbons)  :: allene {m}
allene {n} (derivative of such hydrocarbons)  :: allene {m}
Allen key {n} /ˈælən kiː/ (a hex head wrench)  :: brugola {f}
allergen {n} (substance)  :: allergene {m}
allergically {adv} (because of allergies)  :: allergicamente
allergic rhinitis {n} (group of symptoms)  :: rinite allergica {f}
allesthesia {n}  :: alestesia {f}
alley {n} /ˈæ.li/ (narrow street)  :: vicolo {m}
All Hallows' Day {prop} (All Saints' Day) SEE: All Saints' Day  ::
allheal {n} (valerian) SEE: valerian  ::
all hell breaks loose {phrase} (the situation becomes chaotic)  :: si scatena l'inferno [literally], succede un quarantotto
allicin {n} (organic compound)  :: allicina
allied {adj} /əˈlaɪd/ (joined as allies)  :: alleato {m}
alligator {n} /ˈæ.lɪ.ɡeɪ.tə/ (large amphibious reptile of genus Alligator)  :: alligatore {m}
alligator clip {n} (electronics connector)  :: connettore a coccodrillo {m}, pinza a coccodrillo {f}
all in all {adv} (generally)  :: tutto sommato, nel complesso
alliteration {n} /əˌlɪtəˈɹeɪʃən/ (The repetition of consonants)  :: allitterazione {f}
alliterative {adj} (in the form or style of alliteration)  :: allitterativo {m}
all kidding aside {adv} (idiom, speech act)  :: scherzi a parte, a parte gli scherzi
allobiosis {n}  :: allobiosi {f}
Allobrogian {adj}  :: allobrogo
allocate {v} /ˈæl.ə.keɪt/ (to set aside for a purpose)  :: stanziare
allocative {adj} (pertaining to allocation)  :: allocativo
allocher {n} /ˈæləˌkɛəɹ/ (alternative sign for a chereme)  :: allochero {m}
allochory {n}  :: allocoria {f}
allochromasia {n} (defect in colour vision)  :: allocromasia {f}
allodium {n} (freehold land or property)  :: allodio {m}
all of a sudden {adv} /ˌɔl əv ə ˈsʌdən/ (colloquial: suddenly, see also: suddenly)  :: all'improvviso, d'improvviso, tutto ad un tratto, tutto a un tratto, tutt'a un tratto, tutto d'un tratto, tutto d'un colpo, di colpo, di soprassalto
all of the sudden {adv} (all of a sudden) SEE: all of a sudden  ::
allogamy {n} (fertilization)  :: allogamia {f}
allogenic {adj} (having an external cause or source)  :: alogenico
allophone {adj} /ˈæləˌfoʊn/ (alternative pronunciation for a phoneme)  :: allofono {m}, variante combinatoria
allorhythmia {n}  :: alloritmia {f}
allotrope {n} /ˈæ.lə.tɹəʊp/ (element form of different molecular structure to another form of the same element)  :: allotropo {m}
allotropic {adj} (of an element that exhibits allotropy)  :: allotropico
allotropical {adj} (allotropic) SEE: allotropic  ::
all-out {adj} (using every available means)  :: a tutto campo
all over the place {adv} (everywhere)  :: ovunque, dovunque, a dritta e a manca, dappertutto
all over the place {prep}  :: ovunque, dovunque, a dritta e a manca, dappertutto
allow {v} /əˈlaʊ/ (to grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have)  :: lasciare, permettere
allow {v} (to let something happen, to admit, to concede)  :: permettere, concedere
allow {v}  :: lasciare
allowance {n} /əˈlaʊəns/ (the act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance)  :: permesso {m}, concessione {f}, delibera {f}
allowance {n} (that which is allowed)  :: razione {f}
allowance {n} (abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances)  :: attenuante {f}, sgravio {m}
allowance {n} (a child's allowance; pocket money) SEE: pocket money  ::
alloy {n} /ˈæ.lɔɪ/ (metal combined of more elements)  :: lega {f}
all right {adj} /ˌɔːlˈɹaɪt/ (good)  :: bene, va bene
all right {adj} (in good health)  :: bene
all right {interj} (Used to affirm, indicate agreement, or consent )  :: d'accordo, va bene
all right {interj} (Used as a general lead-in or beginning )  :: bene
all rights reserved {phrase} (copyright notice formula)  :: tutti i diritti riservati
all roads lead to Rome {proverb} (different paths can take to the same goal)  :: tutte le strade portano a Roma
All Saints Day {prop} (All Saints Day) SEE: All Saints' Day  ::
All Saints' Day {prop} (feast day)  :: Ognissanti {m}, Tutti i Santi
all's fair in love and war {proverb} (unpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict)  :: in amore e in guerra tutto è lecito
All Souls' Day {prop} (Christian feast day)  :: Giorno dei Morti {m}, Commemorazione dei defunti {f}
allspice {n} (spice)  :: pepe della Giamaica {m}
all's well that ends well {proverb} (A happy ending makes up for everything that has gone before...)  :: tutto è bene quel che finisce bene, tutto è bene ciò che finisce bene
all that glitters is not gold {proverb} (things that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so)  :: non è tutt'oro ciò che luccica, non è tutto oro quello che luccica
all the same {adv} (anyway; nevertheless; nonetheless)  :: lo stesso, ugualmente, comunque
all the tea in China {n} (something priceless or invaluable)  :: tutto l'oro del mondo
all the time {adv} (always)  :: sempre
all the time {adv} (frequently)  :: spessissimo
all the way {adv} (to the end)  :: infine
all the world's a stage {proverb} (people have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre)  :: tutto il mondo è paese
all things being equal {adv} (without considering external factors)  :: a parità di condizioni
all things considered {adv} (all in all)  :: tutto sommato
all too {adv} (way too) SEE: way too  ::
allude {v} /əˈluːd/ (refer to something indirectly or by suggestion)  :: alludere
allure {n} /əˈl(j)ʊɚ]/ (the power to attract, entice; the quality causing attraction)  :: ammaliamento {m}, fascino {m}, incanto {m}, attrazione {f}, richiamo {m}
allure {v} (to attempt to draw)  :: attrarre, sedurre, incantare, ammaliare, affascinare
alluringly {adv} /əˈl(j)ʊɹɪŋ/ (in an alluring manner)  :: seducente
allusion {n} /ʌˈlu.ʒən/ (indirect reference, hint)  :: allusione {f}
allusive {adj} /əˈluː.sɪv/ (containing or making use of allusions)  :: allusivo
allusively {adv} (in an allusive manner)  :: allusivamente
allusiveness {n} (the quality of being allusive)  :: allusività {f}
alluvial {adj} /əˈluː.vi.əl/ (pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream)  :: alluvionale
ally {v} /əˈlaɪ/ (to unite by agreement)  :: allenza {f}
ally {n} (one united to another by treaty or league)  :: alleato {m}
allyl {n} (organic radical)  :: allile {m}
almagest {n}  :: almagesto {m}
almah {n} /ˈæl.mə/ (dancing-girl)  :: almea {f}
almanac {n} /ˈɔl.mə.næk]/ (book or table listing astronomical, nautical or other events for the year)  :: almanacco {m}
almighty {adj} /ɔːlˈmaɪti/ (unlimited in might)  :: onnipotente
Almighty {prop} (God, the supreme being)  :: Onnipotente {m}
almogavar {n} (light footsoldier during the Reconquista)  :: almogavero {m}
almond {n} /ˈɑː.mənd/ (nut)  :: mandorla {f}
almond {n} (tree)  :: mandorlo {m}
almond milk {n} (milky liquid from almonds)  :: latte di mandorla {m}
almond paste {n} (paste made from ground almonds and sugar in equal quantities)  :: pasta di mandorle {f}, pasta reale {f}
almond tree {n} (Prunus dulcis)  :: mandorlo {m}
almost {adv} /ˈɔl.moʊst/ (very close to)  :: quasi
alms {n} /ɑmz/ (something given to the poor as charity)  :: elemosina {f}
almucantar {n} /ælməˈkæntə/ (small circle on the celestial sphere)  :: almucantarat {m}
almuce {n} (hood or cape made of fur)  :: almuzia {f}
aloe {n} /ˈæ.loʊ/ (plant of the genus Aloe)  :: aloe {f}
aloft {adv} /əˈlɔft/ (above)  :: sopra
aloft {adv} (in the top, at the masthead, or on the higher yards or rigging)  :: all`apice
aloha {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
aloha {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye  ::
aloha shirt {n} (Hawaiian shirt)  :: camicia hawaiana
alone {adj} /əˈloʊn/ (unique)  :: da solo, solo
alone {adv} (by oneself)  :: solo
along {prep} /əˈlɔŋ/  :: lungo
alongside {adv} /ə.lɔŋˈsaɪd/ (along the side; by the side; side by side with)  :: accanto
alongside {prep} (together with or at the same time)  :: a fianco
aloof {adv} /əˈluːf/ (without sympathy)  :: con distacco
aloof {adj} (reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant)  :: distaccato {m}
a lot {n} /əˈlɒt/ (a large amount)  :: molto
a lot {adv} (very much)  :: molto
a lot {adv} (often)  :: spesso
aloud {adv} /əˈlaʊd/ (loudly)  :: a voce alta, ad alta voce
alpaca {n} /ælˈpækə/ (camelid animal of the Andes)  :: alpaca {m}
alpenglow {n} /ˈæl.pən.ɡloʊ/ (a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains)  :: enrosadira {f}
alpha {n} /ˈælfə/ (name of the letter Α, α)  :: alfa {m}
alphabet {n} /ˈæl.fə.bɛt/ (an ordered set of letters used in a language)  :: alfabeto {m}
alphabetic {adj} (alphabetical) SEE: alphabetical  ::
alphabetical {adj} /ˌælf.əˈbɛt.ɪk.əl/ (pertaining to the alphabet)  :: alfabetico
alphabetical {adj} (in the sequence of the letters of the alphabet)  :: alfabetico
alphabetically {adv} (in an alphabetical manner)  :: alfabeticamente
alphabetically {adv} (arranged in the sequence of the alphabet)  :: alfabeticamente
alphabetical order {n} (the sequence of a collection of items)  :: ordine alfabetico
Alpha Centauri {prop} (brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus)  :: Alfa Centauri
alpha male {n} (dominant male animal)  :: maschio alfa {m}
alphanumeric {adj} (consisting of letters and numbers)  :: alfanumerico
alphanumerical {adj} (alphanumeric) SEE: alphanumeric  ::
alpha particle {n} (positively charged nucleus)  :: elione {m}, particella alfa {f}
alpha privative {n} (the prefix a- expressing negation or absence)  :: alfa privativo {m}
alphitomancy {n}  :: alfitomanzia {f}
alpine {adj} /ˈæl.paɪn/ (of or relating to mountains)  :: alpestre, alpino
alpine {adj} (of or relating to slalom or downhill skiing)  :: alpino
Alpine {adj} /ˈæl.paɪn/ (Relating to the Alps)  :: alpestre, alpino
alpine chough {n} /ˈalpaɪnˈtʃʌf/ (alpine chough)  :: gracchio alpino {m}
alpinist {n} (mountain climber) SEE: mountaineer  ::
Alps {prop} /ælps/ (a mountain range in Western Europe)  :: Alpi {m-p}
al-Qaeda {prop} /ɒl ˈkaɪdə/ (The global network of militant Islamic extremists.)  :: al-Qaida
al-Quds {prop} (Jerusalem) SEE: Jerusalem  ::
already {adv} /ɔːlˈɹɛdi/ (prior to some time)  :: già
Alsace {prop} /ælˈseɪs/ (region on the west bank of the upper Rhine)  :: Alsazia {f}
also {adv} /ˈɔl.soʊ/ (in addition; besides; as well; further; too)  :: anche
also known as {adv} (used to introduce an alternative name) SEE: AKA  ::
Altair {prop} (star)  :: Altair
altar {n} /ˈɔːl.tə/ (flat-topped structure used for religious rites)  :: altare {m}
altar boy {n} (A boy serving as an acolyte)  :: chierichetto {m}, ministrante {m}, abatino {m}
altar card {n} (one of a set of three richly-ornamented cards, placed on the altar during a Tridentine mass, containing the texts of prayers)  :: cartagloria {f}
alter {v} /ˈɔːl.tə/ (to change the form or structure of)  :: cambiare
alteration {n} /ɔl.tɚˈeɪ.ʃən/ (the state of being altered)  :: alterazione
altercation {n} /ɔl.tɚˈkeɪ.ʃən/ (dispute)  :: alterco {m}, disputa {f}, discussione {f}, diverbio {m}, litigio {m}, diatriba {f}
alternate {adj} /ˈɔl.tɚ.nət/ (being or succeeding by turns)  :: alterno, alternato
alternately {adv} /ˈɔl.tɚ.nə (succeding by turns)  :: alternatamente
alternating {adj} (such that it alternates)  :: alternato, alternante
alternation {n} (ablaut) SEE: ablaut  ::
alternative {adj} /ˈɒlˌtɝnətɪv/ (Relating to a choice)  :: alternativo {m}
alternative {adj} (other)  :: alternativo {m}
alternative {n} (a situation which allows a choice between two or more possibilities)  :: alternativa {f}
alternative {n} (one of several things which can be chosen)  :: alternativa {f}
alternative fact {n} (politically expedient assertion)  :: fatto alternativo {m}
alternatively {adv} (in an alternative way)  :: in alternativa
although {conj} /ɑlˈðoʊ/ (in spite of the fact that)  :: sebbene, benché (both always followed by the subjunctive)
altimeter {n} (an apparatus for measuring altitude)  :: altimetro {m}
altimetry {n} (the science of measuring altitude)  :: altimetria {f}
altitude {n} /ˈælt.ɪˌtuːd/ (absolute height)  :: altitudine {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured upwards)  :: altezza {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured perpendicularly from a figure's vertex to the opposite side of the vertex)  :: altezza {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured angularly of a heavenly body)  :: altezza {f}
alto {n} /ˈæl.toʊ/ (person or instrument)  :: contralto {m}
altogether {adv} /ɔl.tuˈɡɛð.ɚ/ (without exception; wholly; completely)  :: del tutto
altogether {adv} (on the whole; everything considered)  :: nel complesso
altruism {n} (policy that benefits others' interests)  :: altruismo {m}
altruistic {adj} /ˌæl.tɹuˈɪs.tɪk/ (regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish)  :: altruista {m} {f}, altruistico {m}
altruistically {adv} (regardful of others)  :: altruisticamente
aludel {n} /ˈæl.jʊ.dɛl/ (pear-shaped pot with an opening at each end)  :: aludella {f}
alum {n} /ˈæ.ləm/ (chemistry: double sulfate)  :: allume {m}
aluminate {n} (compound containing aluminium and oxygen)  :: alluminato {m}
aluminic {adj} (of, relating to or containing aluminium)  :: alluminico
aluminic acid {n} (Al(OH)3) SEE: aluminium hydroxide  ::
aluminiferous {adj} (containing aluminium)  :: alluminifero
aluminium {n} /ˌæl.(j)uˈmɪn.i.əm/ (silvery metal)  :: alluminio {m}
aluminium chloride {n} (AlCl3)  :: cloruro di alluminio {m}
aluminium hydroxide {n} (the compound aluminium hydroxide: Al(OH)3)  :: idrossido di alluminio {m}
aluminothermy {n} (the production of a metal from its oxide by heating it with aluminium)  :: alluminotermia {f}
aluminous {adj} (of or pertaining to alumina or alum)  :: alluminoso
aluminum {n} (aluminium) SEE: aluminium  ::
alveolar {adj} /æl.ˈvi.ə.lɚ/ (of or relating to the alvelous)  :: alveolare {m}
alveolar {adj} (relating to the jaw ridge)  :: alveolare {m}
alveolar {adj} (relating to the alveoli)  :: alveolare {m}
alveolar {adj} (formed with the tongue touching or approaching the ridge behind the upper teeth)  :: alveolare {m}
alveolation {n} (eroded structure)  :: alveolatura {f}
always {adv} /ˈɔl.weɪz/ (at all times)  :: sempre
always {adv} (constantly during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals)  :: sempre
alysoid {n}  :: alisoide {f}
alyssum {n} (any of several plants, of the genus Alyssum)  :: alisso {m}
Alzheimer's disease {n} /ˈɑːltshaɪmə(ɹ)z/ (mental disorder from brain tissue changes)  :: morbo di Alzheimer {m}
a.m. {adv} (before noon)  :: di mattina
Amadeus {prop} (male given name)  :: Amedeo {m}
A major {n} (major key)  :: la maggiore
amalgam {n} /əˈmæl.ɡəm/ (alloy)  :: amalgama {f}
Amanda {prop} /əˈmændə/ (female given name)  :: Amanda
amanuensis {n} (one employed to take dictation)  :: amanuense {m} {f}
amaranth {n} /1=/ (herb)  :: amaranto {m}
amaranth {n} (color/ dye)  :: amaranto {m}
amaretto {n} (a sweet almond-flavoured liqueur)  :: amaretto {m}
amaryllis {n} /ˌæməˈɹɪlɪs/ (Amaryllis belladonna)  :: amarillide {f}
amateur {n} /ˈæ.mə.tɚ/  :: dilettante, non professionista
amatorially {adv} (in an amatory manner)  :: amatorialmente
amaxophobia {n} (fear of riding in a vehicle)  :: amaxofobia {f}
amazing {adj} (very good) SEE: good  ::
amazing {adj} /əˈmeɪzɪŋ/ (causing wonder and amazement)  :: meraviglioso, sorprendente, sbalorditivo
amazingly {adv} (wonderfully)  :: straordinariamente, incredibilmente
amazingly {adv} (difficult to believe)  :: incredibilmente
amazingly {adv} (to a wonder-inspiring extent)  :: sorprendentemente
Amazon {n} /ˈæm.əˌzɑːn/ (Mythological female warrior)  :: amazzone
Amazon {prop} (river)  :: Rio delle Amazzoni {m}, Amazzoni {f-p}
Amazonian antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus amazonicus)  :: averla formichiera dell'Amazzonia
amazonite {n} (gem)  :: amazzonite {f}
amazonstone {n} (amazonite) SEE: amazonite  ::
amœba {n} (amoeba) SEE: amoeba  ::
ambages {n} (indirect or roundabout ways of talking) SEE: circumlocution  ::
ambarvalia {n}  :: ambarvali {m}
ambassador {n} /æmˈbæs.ə.dɚ/ (minister)  :: ambasciatore {m}, ambasciatrice {f}
ambassador {n} (representative)  :: ambasciatore {m}
ambassadress {n} (a female ambassador)  :: ambasciatrice {f}
amber {n} /ˈæ.mbɚ/ (fossil resin)  :: ambra {f}
amber {n} (colour)  :: ambra {f}
amber {n} (traffic light colour)  :: giallo
amber {adj} (of a brownish yellow colour)  :: ambrato
amber {n} (ambergris) SEE: ambergris  ::
Amber {prop} /ˈæm.bɚ/ (female given name)  :: Ambra
ambergris {n} /ˈæm.bɚ.ɡɹɪs/ (waxy substance produced by sperm whales)  :: ambra grigia {f}
amberjack {n} /ˈæm.bɚ.dʒæk/  :: Seriola
ambidextrous {adj} /æˈdɛk.stɹəs/ (having equal ability in both hands)  :: ambidestro
ambient {adj} /ˈæm.biː.ənt/ ((music) evoking or creating an atmosphere)  :: ambientale
ambient {n} (Type of modern music)  :: ambient {m}
ambigram {n} (design that reads as the same word or phrase in two different orientations)  :: ambigramma {m}
ambiguate {v} (to make more ambiguous)  :: ambiguare
ambiguity {n} /æmbɪɡˈjuɪtiː/ (something liable to more than one interpretation)  :: ambiguità {f}
ambiguous {adj} /æmˈbɪɡjuəs/ (open to multiple interpretations)  :: ambiguo {m}
ambiguously {adv} (in an ambiguous manner)  :: ambiguamente
ambit {n} (sphere or area of control and influence of something)  :: ambito {m}
ambit {n} (circuit, or a boundary around a property)  :: ambito {m}
ambition {n} /æmˈbɪ.ʃən/ (personal quality)  :: ambizione
ambition {n}  :: ambizione {f}
ambitious {adj} /æmˈbɪʃ.əs/ (possessing, or controlled by, ambition)  :: ambizioso
ambitiously {adv} (in an ambitious manner)  :: ambiziosamente
ambivalent {adj} /æmˈbɪv.ə.lənt/ (experiencing or expressing opposing feelings)  :: ambivalente {m} {f}
amble {n} /ˈæm.bəl/ (an unhurried leisurely walk or stroll)  :: passeggiare, deambulare
ambo {n} /ˈæm.bəʊ/ (raised platform)  :: ambone
Ambrose {prop} (male given name)  :: Ambrogio
ambrosia {n} /æmˈbɹoʊʒə/ (food of gods or delicious foods)  :: ambrosia
ambrosin {n} (early coin of the Duchy of Milan, bearing the effigy of St. Ambrose)  :: ambrogino {m}, ambrosino {m}
ambulance {n} /ˈæm.bjə.ləns/ (emergency vehicle)  :: ambulanza {f}
ambulatory {n} /ˈam.bjə.ləˌtɔ.ɹi/ (round walkway encircling the altar)  :: deambulatorio {m}, ambulacro {m}
ambulophobia {n} (fear of walking or standing)  :: ambulofobia {f}
ambush {n} /ˈæm.bʊʃ/ (a disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station)  :: imboscata {f}
ambush {n}  :: imboscata {f}
ameliorate {v} /əˈmiːli.əɹeɪt/ (to make better)  :: migliorare
amen {adv} /eɪˈmɛn/ (so be it)  :: amen, così sia
amen {adv} (truly, verily)  :: amen
amend {v} /əˈmɛnd/ (to make a formal alteration)  :: emendare
amend {v}  :: correggere
amendment {n} /ʌˈmɛnd.mənt/ (correction or addition to a law)  :: emendamento {m}
amendment {n} (that which is added)  :: aggiunta {f}
amenity {n} /əˈmiːnəti/ (pleasantness)  :: amenità
amenity {n} (convenience) SEE: convenience  ::
amenorrhoea {n} /əˌmɛnəˈɹiːə/ (lack of a menstrual period)  :: amenorrea
amentia {n} /eɪˈmɛnʃə/ (the state of being mentally handicapped)  :: amenza {f}
amerce {v} (to make an exaction) SEE: punish  ::
amerce {v} (to impose a fine on) SEE: fine  ::
America {prop} (United States of America) SEE: United States of America  ::
America {prop} (Americas) SEE: Americas  ::
American {n} /əˈmɛɹɪkən/ (inhabitant of the Americas)  :: americano
American {n} (person born in or citizen of the USA)  :: americano {m}, americana {f}, statunitense {m} {f},
American {prop} (American English)  :: inglese americano {m}
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the Americas)  :: americano
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the U.S. or its culture)  :: americano, (more precisely) statunitense
American {adj} (of or pertaining to a native or citizen of the USA)  :: statunitense
American badger {n} (Taxidea taxus)  :: tasso argentato {m}
American bison {n} /əˈmɛɹɪkənˈbaɪ̯sən/ (mammal)  :: bisonte americano
American black vulture {n} (black vulture) SEE: black vulture  ::
American Civil War {prop} (civil war in the United States (1861-1865))  :: guerra di secessione americana {f}, guerra civile americana {f}
American Dream {n} (determination)  :: sogno americano {m}
American Dream {n} (philosophy)  :: sogno americano {m}
American football {n} (American football)  :: football americano {m}
Americanistic {adj} (relating to American studies)  :: americanistico
Americanize {v} (to make American)  :: americanizzare
American kestrel {n} (species)  :: gheppio americano
American pokeweed {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed  ::
American Samoa {prop} /əˈmɛɹ.ɪ.kən səˈmoʊ.ə/ (US overseas territory in Oceania)  :: Samoa americane
American studies {n} (an interdisciplinary field dealing with the study of the Americas, with a historical emphasis upon the United States)  :: americanistica {f}
American sweetgum {n} (deciduous tree)  :: storace americano
Americas {prop} (North and South America)  :: America {f}, Americhe {f-p}
americium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 95)  :: americio {m}
amethyst {n} /ˈæm.ə.θɪst/ (gem)  :: ametista {f}
ametropic {adj} (relating to or suffering from ametropia)  :: ametrope
Amharic {prop} /æmˈhæɹɪk/ (language)  :: amarico
amiable {adj} /ˈeɪ.mi.ə.bəl/ (friendly as an amiable temper or mood)  :: amabile, affabile
amiable {adj} (possessing sweetness of disposition)  :: amabile, affettuoso
amiably {adv} (in an amiable manner)  :: amabilmente
amicable number {n} (number theory)  :: numero amicabile {m}
amicably {adv} (friendly, in an amicable manner)  :: amichevolmente
amice {n} (hood, or cape with a hood, formerly worn by the clergy)  :: amitto {m}
amicrobial {adj}  :: amicrobico
amicrobic {adj}  :: amicrobico
amid {prep} /əˈmɪd/ (surrounded by)  :: in mezzo a, tra, fra
amidating {adj}  :: amidante
amide {n} /ˈeɪ.maɪd/ (organic chemistry: derivative of an oxoacid)  :: ammide {f}
amide {n} (ionic derivative of ammonia)  :: ammoniuro {m}
amidst {prep} /aˈmɪdst/ (in the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; among)  :: in mezzo
amigo {n} (friend) SEE: friend  ::
amine {n} /ˈæ.miːn/ (inorganic chemistry: functional group formally derived from ammonia)  :: ammina {f}
amine {n} (organic compound containing an amine functional group)  :: ammina {f}
amino acid {n} (any organic compound containing amino and carboxylic acid)  :: amminoacido {m}
amino acid {n} (any of the twenty α-amino acids)  :: amminoacido {m}
aminoacidic {adj} (pertaining to amino acids)  :: amminoacidico
aminobenzoate {n} (any salt or ester of aminobenzoic acid)  :: aminobenzoato {m}
aminogram {n}  :: aminogramma {m}
aminophenol {n}  :: amminofenolo {m}
aminopropanal {n} (any amino derivative of propanal)  :: amminopropanale {m}
A-minor {n} (minor key with A as its tonic)  :: la minore {m}
amiss {adj} (wrong) SEE: wrong  ::
amiss {adj} /əˈmɪs/ (wrong (postpositive))  :: sbagliato, erroneo, improprio
amitotic {adj} (pertaining to amitosis)  :: amitotico
amity {n} /ˈæ.mɪ.ti/ (friendship)  :: amicizia {f}
ammeter {n} (device that measures an electric current)  :: amperometro {m}
ammonal {n} /ˈa.mə.nal/ (explosive)  :: ammonal {m}
ammonia {n} /ʌˈmon.jʌ/ (the compound NH3)  :: ammoniaca {f}
ammonite {n} (cephalopod)  :: ammonite {m}
ammonitic {adj} (relating to, or containing, ammonites)  :: ammonitico
ammonium {n} (univalent NH4+ cation)  :: ammonio {m}
ammunition {n} /ˌæmjuˈnɪʃən/ (articles used in charging firearms)  :: munizioni
amnesty {n} /ˈæm.nɪ.sti/ (act of the sovereign power)  :: amnistia {f}
amnesty {v} (to grant a pardon (to a group))  :: amnistiare
amnicolist {n} /æmˈnɪkəlɪst/  :: rivierasco {m}
amniocyte {n} (any fetal cell floating freely in the amniotic fluid)  :: amniocito {m}
amnion {n} /ˈæm.nɪ.ɑːn/ (innermost membrane of the fetal membranes of reptiles, birds, and mammals)  :: amnio {m}
amniotic {adj} /æmniˈɑːtɪk/ (pertaining to the amnion)  :: amniotico
amniotic fluid {n} (fluid that surrounds a developing embryo or fetus)  :: acque {f-p}
amniotic sac {n} (sac in which foetus develops)  :: amnios
amoeba {n} /əˈmiːbə/ (member of a genus of unicellular protozoa)  :: amoeba {f}
amoebic {adj} /əˈmiːbɪk/ (relating to an amoeba)  :: amebico
among {prep} /əˈmʌŋ/ (mingling or intermixing)  :: tra, fra, in mezzo a
among other things {adv} (inter alia) SEE: inter alia  ::
Amorgos {prop} (an island in Greece)  :: Amorgo {f}
amorous {adj} /ˈæ.mɹəs/ (inclined to love)  :: amoroso {m}, amorosa {f}
amorously {adv} /ˈæ.mə.ɹə (in an amorous manner)  :: amorevolmente
amorphous {adj} /əˈmɔɹfəs/ (lacking a definite form or clear shape)  :: amorfo
amorphous {adj} (being without definite character or nature)  :: amorfo
amorphous {adj} (physics: in the non-crystalline state of solid)  :: amorfo
Amos {prop} /ˈeɪ.məs/ (figure mentioned in the Old Testament)  :: Amos {m}
Amos {prop} (book of the Old Testament)  :: Amos {m}
amount {n} (number of elements in a set) SEE: number  ::
amount {n} /əˈmaʊnt/ (total or sum of items)  :: ammontare {m}
amount {n} (quantity or volume)  :: quantità
amount {v} (to total or evaluate)  :: ammontare
ampelography {n} (science of grapevine cultivars)  :: ampelografia {f}
ampelology {n} (study of the cultivation and production of vines)  :: ampelologia {f}
ampelotherapy {n}  :: ampeloterapia {f}
amperage {n} (electric current) SEE: current  ::
ampere {n} (unit of electrical current)  :: ampere {m}
ampere-hour {n} (unit of electric charge)  :: amperora {m}
ampersand {n} /ˈæm.pə(ɹ).sænd/ (the symbol &)  :: e commerciale {f}, ampersand
ampersat {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign  ::
amphetamine {n} /æmˈfɛtəmin/ (amphetamine)  :: anfetamina {f}
amphi- {prefix} (both)  :: anfi-
amphibian {n} /æmˈfɪbɪən/ (vertebrate)  :: anfibio {m}
amphibiotic {adj} (describing insects that initially live in water but live on land as adults)  :: anfibiotico
amphibious {adj} /æmˈfɪbi.əs]/ (capable of functioning on land or in water)  :: anfibio
amphibious {adj}  :: anfibio {m}, anfibia {f}
amphictyon {n} (deputee from the confederated states of Ancient Greece)  :: anfizione {m}
amphigonic {adj} (amphigonic)  :: anfigonico
amphigony {n} (amphigony)  :: anfigonia {f}
amphimixis {n} (sexual reproduction)  :: anfimissi {m}
amphipathic {adj} (of a molecule: having both hydrophobic and hydrophilic groups)  :: anfipatico
amphiprotic {adj} (able to donate and accept a proton)  :: anfiprotico
amphistomatic {adj} (Having stomata on both sides)  :: anfistomatico
amphitheatre {n} /ˈæmfəˌθiːjətɚ/ (an open, outdoor theatre)  :: anfiteatro {m}
Amphitrite {prop} /ˌæm.fɪˈtɹaɪ.ti/ (Greek goddess)  :: Anfitrite {f}
ampholyte {n} (amphoteric electrolyte)  :: anfolito {m}
amphoteric {adj} (having the characteristics of both an acid and a base)  :: anfotero
amphotericin {n} (drug)  :: amfotericina {f}
ample {adj} /ˈæm.pəl/ (large; great in size)  :: ampio
ample {adj} (fully sufficient; abundant)  :: abbondante
amplexicaul {adj} (having lobes that completely surround the stem)  :: amplessicaule
amplification {n} /ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (in genetics)  :: amplificazione {f}
amplifier {n} /ˈæm.plə.faɪ.ɚ/ (appliance or circuit)  :: amplificatore {m}
amplify {v} /ˈæmp.lɪ.faɪ/ (to render larger etc.)  :: ingrandire, amplificare
amplify {v} (to increase amplitude)  :: amplificare
amplitude modulation {n} (method of sending information)  :: modulazione di ampiezza {f}
amply {adv} /ˈæ (in an ample manner)  :: ampiamente
amputate {v} (To surgically remove a body part)  :: amputare
amputation {n} (surgical removal of a limb)  :: amputazione {f}
amputee {n} (person who has had one or more limbs removed)  :: mutilato {m}, mutilata {f}
Amsterdam {prop} /ˌæmstəˈdæm/ (capital of the Netherlands)  :: Amsterdam {f}
Amun {prop} (Egyptian wind deity)  :: Amon {m}, Ammone {m}
Amur {prop} (the river between the Far East Russia and China)  :: Amur
amuse {v} /əˈmjuːz/ (to entertain or occupy in a pleasant manner)  :: svagare
amusedly {adv} /əˈmjuːz.ə (in an amused manner)  :: divertito
amusement {n} /əˈmjuzmənt/ (entertainment)  :: divertimento {m}
amusement {n} (an activity that is entertaining or amusing)  :: intrattenimento {m}, festeggiamento {m}
amusement park {n} (commercially-operated collection of rides, games and other entertainment attractions)  :: luna park {m}
amusing {adj} /əˈmjuːzɪŋ/ (entertaining)  :: divertente, esilarante, ilare
amyelia {n}  :: amielia {f}
amygdaloid {adj} (shaped like an almond)  :: amigdaloide
amyl {n} /ˈæ.mɪl/ (pentyl)  :: amile {m}
amyl {adj} (of or pertaining to starch)  :: amile
amylaceous {adj} (pertaining to, or of the nature of, starch)  :: amilaceo
amyl alcohol {n} (any of the isomers of pentanol)  :: alcol amilico {m}
amylase {n} (enzyme, present in saliva, that breaks down carbohydrates such as starch)  :: amilasi
amyloglucosidase {n} (a form of amylase used industrially to produce sugars from starches)  :: amiloglucosidasi {f}
amylopectin {n} (insoluble form of starch)  :: amilopectina {f}
amylopsin {n} (pancreatic form of amylase)  :: amilopsina {f}
amylose {n} (soluble form of starch)  :: amilosio {m}
amylum {n} (amylum) SEE: starch  ::
an {article} /æn/ (indefinite article)  :: un {m}, uno {m}, una {f}, un' {f} [before a vowel]
an {conj} (if; so long as)  :: se
an {prep} (in each; to or for each; per)  :: al, allo, alla, all'
anabatic {adj} (of an air current: rising)  :: anabatico
anabiosis {n} (state of suspended animation)  :: anabiosi {f}
anabolic {adj} (relating to anabolism)  :: anabolico
anabolism {n} (the constructive metabolism of the body)  :: anabolismo
anachronistic {adj} /əˌnæk.ɹəˈnɪs.tɪk/ (erroneous in date)  :: anacronistico
anachronistically {adv} /əˌnækɹəˈnɪstɪkli/ (in an anachronistic manner)  :: anacronisticamente
anaclasis {n} (the substitution of a long for a short syllable (or vice versa))  :: anaclasi {f}
anaclasis {n} (reflection or refraction of light or sound)  :: anaclasi {f}
anaclasis {n} (medicine: the forced bending of a joint)  :: anaclasi {f}
anaclastic {adj} (produced by the refraction of light)  :: anaclastico
anacoenosis {n}  :: anacenosi {f}
anacoluthia {n} (syntactic construction)  :: anacoluto {m}
anacoluthon {n} /ænəkəˈluːθɒn/ (intentional rhetorical structure)  :: anacoluto {m}
anaconda {n} (any of various large nonvenomous snake of the genus Eunectes)  :: anaconda {f}
anacrusic {adj} (anacrusic)  :: anacrusico
anacrusis {n} /anəˈkɹuːsɪs/ ((prosody) an unstressed syllable at the start of a verse)  :: anacrusi {f}
anacrusis {n} ((music) an unstressed note (or notes) before the first strong beat of a phrase)  :: anacrusi {f}
anacyclic {adj} (palindromic)  :: anaciclico
anadiplosis {n} (a rhetorical device)  :: anadiplosi {f}
anadromous {adj} /əˈnæd.ɹə.məs/ (of migratory fish)  :: anadromo
anaerobically {adv} (In an anaerobic manner)  :: anaerobicamente
anaglyptics {n} (art of carving or embossing in low relief)  :: anaglittica {f}
anagram {n} /ˈæ.nə.ɡɹæm/ (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase)  :: anagramma {m}
anal {adj} /ˈeɪ.nəl/ (of, related to, intended for or involving the anus)  :: anale
anal {adj} (of the stage in psychosexual development)  :: anale
analepsis {n} (form of flashback)  :: analessi {f}
analgesia {n} /ˌænəlˈdʒiːzɪə/ (absence of the sense of pain)  :: analgesia {f}
analgesic {n} /ˌæn.l̩ˈdʒiː.zɪk/ (medicine that reduces pain)  :: analgesico {m}, lenitivo {m}
analgesic {adj} (of or relating to analgesia)  :: analgesico
anally {adv} (Involving the anus)  :: analmente
analog {adj} /ˈæ.nə.lɔɡ/ (represented by a continuously variable physical quantity)  :: analogico
analog {n} (structural derivative)  :: analogo
analogic {adj} (analogical) SEE: analogical  ::
analogical {adj}  :: analogico
analogically {adv} (in an analogical manner)  :: analogicamente
analogous {adj} /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs/ (having analogy; corresponding to something else)  :: analogo
analogously {adv} /əˈnæl.ə.ɡə (in an analogous manner)  :: analogamente
analogue {n} (analog) SEE: analog  ::
analogy {n} (relationship of resemblance or equivalence)  :: analogia {f}
anal sex {n} (sex involving the anus)  :: sesso anale {m}
anal sphincter {n} (sphincter surrounding the anus)  :: sfintere anale {m}
analysis {n} /əˈnælɪsɪs/ (decomposition into components in order to study)  :: analisi {f}
analysis {n} (in mathematics)  :: analisi
analysis {n} (chemistry: process of breaking down a substance or the result of this process)  :: analisi
analyst {n} (person who analyses)  :: analista {m} {f}
analyst {n} (psychoanalysis practitioner)  :: analista {m}, {f}, psicanalista {m} {f}
analytic {adj} /ˌænəˈlɪtɪk/ (relating to analysis)  :: analitico
analytic {adj} (able to analyze)  :: analitico
analytical {adj} (analytic) SEE: analytic  ::
analytically {adv} /æn.əˈlɪt.ɪk.ə (in an analytical manner)  :: analiticamente
analytic continuation {n} (practice of extending such functions)  :: prolungamento analitico {m}
analytic continuation {n} (extension of an analytic function)  :: prolungamento analitico {m}
analytic geometry {n} (branch of mathematics)  :: geometria analitica {f}
analyze {v} /ˈæn.ə.laɪz/ (to subject to analysis)  :: analizzare
anamnesis {n} /ˌænæmˈniːsɪs/ (recollection)  :: anamnesi
ananas {n} (pineapple) SEE: pineapple  ::
anapestic {adj} (of, or relating to, or composed of anapests)  :: anapestico
anaphase {n} /ˈænəˌfeɪz/ (stage of mitosis and meiosis during which the chromosomes separate)  :: anafase {f}
anaphora {n} /ænəˈfɔɹə/ (repetition of a phrase used for emphasis)  :: anafora {f}
anaphora {n} (linguistics: expression that refers to another expression)  :: anafora {f}
anaphoresis {n} (movement of electrically charged particles)  :: anaforesi {f}
anaphoresis {n} (reduction in the activity of the sweat glands)  :: anaforesi {f}
anaphorically {adv} (in an anaphoric manner)  :: anaforicamente
anaphylaxis {n} (severe and rapid systemic allergic reaction to an allergen)  :: anafilassi {f}
anaplasty {n}  :: anaplastia {f}
an apple a day {n} (healthy eating and living)  :: una mela al giorno
an apple a day keeps the doctor away {proverb} /əˈn‿æ.pəl‿ə ˈdeɪ ˈkips ðə ˈdɑk.tɚ əˈweɪ/ (apples are good for you)  :: una mela al giorno toglie il medico di torno ; una mela al giorno leva il medico di torno
anapsid {n} (An amniote with a skull that has no openings near the temples)  :: anapsido {m}
anarchically {adv} (anarchically)  :: anarchicamente
anarchism {n} /ˈænəɹˌkɪzəm/ (belief that proposes the absence and abolition of government in all forms)  :: anarchismo {m}
anarcho-capitalism {n} (philosophy that advocates the elimination of the state and a self-regulating free market)  :: anarcocapitalismo {m}
anarchy {n} /ˈæn.ɑɹ.ki/ (absence of any form of political authority or government)  :: anarchia {f}
anarchy {n} (political disorder and confusion)  :: anarchia {f}
Anastasia {prop} (female given name)  :: Anastasia {f}
Anastasius {prop} (male given name)  :: Anastasio {m}
anastatic {adj} (of or pertaining to anastasis)  :: anastatico
anastigmatic {adj} (free from astigmatism)  :: anastigmatico
anastomosis {n} /ənæstəˈməʊsɪs/ (connection between two channels)  :: anastomosi {f}
anastomosis {n} (connection between blood vessels)  :: anastomosi {f}
anastomosis {n} (creation of a connection between blood vessels)  :: anastomosi {f}
anastrophe {n} (switching in the syntactical order of words)  :: anastrofe {f}
anastylosis {n} (reassembly of ruined monuments)  :: anastilosi {f}
anathematism {n} (formula of words)  :: anatematismo {m}
Anatolius {prop} (male given name)  :: Anatolio {m}
anatomic {adj} (anatomical) SEE: anatomical  ::
anatomical {adj} /æn.əˈtɑm.ɪc.ʌl/ (Of or relating to anatomy or dissection)  :: anatomico
anatomically {adv} (pertaining to anatomy)  :: anatomicamente
anatomicopathological {adj} (anatomopathological) SEE: anatomopathological  ::
anatomopathological {adj}  :: anatomopatologico
anatomy {n} /əˈnætəmi/ (art of studying the different parts of any organized body)  :: anatomia {f}
anatoxin {n} (toxoid)  :: anatoxina {f}
anatoxin {n} (neurotoxin produced by cyanobacteria)  :: anatoxina {f}
anatto {n} (coloring and flavoring) SEE: annatto  ::
Anaxagoras {prop} (philosopher)  :: Anassagora {m}
-ance {suffix} (a state)  :: -anza {f}
ancestor {n} /ˈæn.sɛs.tɚ/ (one from whom a person is descended)  :: ascendente, antenato, avo {m}, abiatico {m}
ancestral {adj} /ænˈsɛs.təɹ.əl/ (pertaining to ancestors)  :: ancestrale {m} {f}
ancestry {n} /ˈæn.sɛs.tɹi/ (condition as to ancestors)  :: ascendenza (it) {f}, stirpe
ancestry {n} (series of ancestors or progenitors)  :: avi {m-p}, antenati {m-p}, progenitori {m-p}
Anchises {prop} /æŋˈkaɪ.siːz/  :: Anchise {m}
anchor {n} /ˈæŋ.kɚ/ (tool to moor a vessel into sea bottom)  :: ancora {f}, àncora {f}
anchor {n} (link target in a document)  :: ancora {f}
anchor {n}  :: ancoraggio {m}
anchor {v} (to hold an object to a fixed point)  :: ancorare
anchorage {n} (place for anchoring)  :: ancoraggio {m}
anchoretically {adv}  :: anacoreticamente
anchorite {n} (one who lives in seclusion)  :: anacoreta {m}, eremita {m}
anchorman {n} (TV host)  :: anchorman {m}
anchorman {n} (runner)  :: frazionista {m} {f}
anchovy {n} /ˈæn.tʃoʊ.vi/ (small saltwater fish)  :: alice {f}, acciuga {f}
ancient {adj} /ˈeɪn.(t)ʃənt/ (having lasted from a remote period)  :: antico
ancient {adj} (existent or occurring in time long past)  :: antico
Ancient Greece {prop} (The ancient civilization of the Mediterranean)  :: Antica Grecia {f}
Ancient Greek {prop} (the Greek language of classical antiquity)  :: greco antico {m}
ancient history {n} (not worth discussing any more)  :: acqua passata {f}
anciently {adv} (in the manner of very long ago)  :: anticamente
Ancient Rome {prop} (civilization associated with Rome from the 9th century BC to the 12th century AD)  :: Roma antica {f}, antica Roma {f}
ancillary {adj} /ˈænsəˌleɹiː/ (subordinate, secondary, auxiliary, accessory)  :: subordinato {m}, secondario {m}, ausiliare
ancillary {n} (person)  :: domestico, servo
Ancona {n} (town, province)  :: Ancona {f}
Ancus {prop} (male given name)  :: Anco
and {conj} /ænd/ (used to connect two similar words, phrases, et cetera)  :: e, ed
and {conj} (used at the end of a list to indicate the last item)  :: e, ed [before a vowel for euphony]
Andalusia {prop} /ˌændəˈluːsi.ə/ (autonomous community of Spain)  :: Andalusia {f}
Andalusian {adj} (from, or pertaining to, Andalusia)  :: andaluso
and how {phrase} /ˈænd ˈhaʊ/ (strong confirmation of preceding)  :: eccome!
andiron {n} (a utensil for supporting wood while burning)  :: alare {m}
and/or {conj} (inclusive "or")  :: e/o
Andorra {prop} /ænˈdɔɹ.ə/ (country)  :: Andorra {f}
Andrew {prop} /ˈæn.dɹuː/ (the Apostle)  :: Andrea
Andrew {prop} (male given name)  :: Andrea
andro- {prefix} (human)  :: andro-
andro- {prefix} (male)  :: andro-
androcephalous {adj} (having a human head)  :: androcefalo
androgen {n} (androgen)  :: androgeno
androgenic {adj} (androgenic)  :: androgenico
androgenization {n} /ˌandɹədʒənʌɪˈzeɪʃn̩/ (the process of androgenizing)  :: androgenizazione {f}
androgynophore {n} (stalk bearing both the androecium and the gynoecium of a flower)  :: androginoforo {m}
androgynous {adj} /ænˈdɹɑdʒənəs/  :: androgino
android {n} /ˈænˌdɹɔɪd/ (robot with human form)  :: androide {m}
andrological {adj} (relating to andrology)  :: andrologico
andrologist {n} (person who studies andrology)  :: andrologo {m}, androloga {f}
andrology {n} (a branch of medicine)  :: andrologia {f}
Andromache {prop} /ænˈdɹɒməki/ (the wife of Hector)  :: Andromaca
andropause {n} (male equivalent of the menopause)  :: andropausa {f}
Andros {prop} (island in Greece)  :: Andro {f}
androsterone {n} (androgenic hormone)  :: androsterone {m}
and so forth {phrase} (indicating a list continues similarly)  :: eccetera, ecc., e così via
and so on {phrase} (indicating a list continues) SEE: and so forth  ::
-ane {suffix} /eɪn/ (alkanes)  :: -ano {m}
anecdote {n} /ˈæ.nɪk.doʊt/ (short account of an incident)  :: aneddoto {m}
anechoic {adj} (anechoic)  :: anecoico
anelace {n} (medieval long dagger)  :: cinquedea {f}
anemic {adj} /ʌˈni.mɪk/ (of or pertaining to anemia)  :: anemico
anemograph {n} (anemometer that makes a graphical recording)  :: anemografo {m}
anemometer {n} /ænɪˈmɑːmətɚ/ (an instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind)  :: anemometro {m}
anemometry {n} (measurement of the direction and velocity of the wind)  :: anemometria {f}
anemone {n} /əˈnɛm.ə.ni/ (any plant of genus anemone)  :: anemone {m}
anemonefish {n} (fish of the genus Amphiprion) SEE: clownfish  ::
anemotropism {n}  :: anemotropismo {m}
aneroid {adj} (not using or containing fluid)  :: aneroide
aneroid {n} (aneroid barometer) SEE: aneroid barometer  ::
aneroid barometer {n} (barometer that doesn’t use fluid)  :: aneroide {m}
anestrus {n} (sexual respite in between breeding periods)  :: anestro {m}
aneurysm {n} /ˈæn.jɚ.ɪz.m̩/ (abnormal blood-filled swelling)  :: aneurisma {m}
aneurysmatic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or causing aneurysms)  :: aneurismatico
anew {adv} /əˈnu/ (again)  :: di nuovo
a new broom sweeps clean {proverb} (new management will often make radical changes)  :: scopa nuova scopa bene
angel {n} /ˈeɪn.dʒəl/ (messenger from a deity)  :: angelo {m}
Angel {prop} (female given name) SEE: Angela  ::
Angel {prop} (male given name) SEE: Angelo  ::
Angela {prop} /ˈændʒələ/ (female given name)  :: Angela {f}
angelfish {n} (marine fish)  :: pesce angelo {m}
angel hair {n} (very thin type of pasta)  :: capelli d'angelo {m-p}, capellini {m-p}
angelic {adj} /ænˈdʒɛlɪk/ (belonging to, proceeding from, or resembling an angel)  :: angelico
angelica {n} (plants of genus Angelica)  :: angelica {f}
Angelica {prop} (female given name)  :: Angelica {f}
angelical {adj} (resembling, characteristic of, an angel) SEE: angelic  ::
angelically {adv} /ænˈdʒɛlɪkli/ (in an angelic manner)  :: angelicamente
Angelo {prop} /ˈæn.dʒə.loʊ/ (male given name)  :: Angelo {m}
angel of death {n} (personification of death in fiction and in art)  :: angelo della morte {m}
angelolatry {n} (worship of angels)  :: angelolatria {f}
angel shark {n} (a member of the unusual genus Squatina of sharks)  :: squalo angelo
angel wings {n} (A sweet, crisp pastry in the form of twisted ribbons dusted with sugar)  :: crostoli {m-p}
anger {n} /ˈæŋɡɚ/ (A strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something)  :: ira {f}, rabbia {f}, collera {f}
Angevin {adj} (pertaining to Anjou)  :: angioino
Angevin {n} (native of Anjou)  :: angioino {m}
angina {n} (angina pectoris) SEE: angina pectoris  ::
angina pectoris {n} /ˈændʒɪnə ˈpɛktəˌɹɪs/ (intermittent chest pain)  :: angina pectoris {f}
angiocarp {n} (angiocarpous fruit)  :: angiocarpo {m}
angiogenesis {n} /andʒɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ (The formation and development of new blood vessels)  :: angiogenesi
angiogenic {adj} (Of or pertaining to angiogenesis)  :: angiogenico
angiogram {n} (an X-ray image of the blood vessels)  :: angiogramma {m}
angiograph {n} (angiograph) SEE: angiogram  ::
angiology {n} (branch of anatomy)  :: angiologia {f}
angiopathy {n} (any disease of the blood vessels)  :: angiopatia {f}
angioplasty {n} /ˈæn.dʒi.əʊ.plæs.ti/ (widening of a blood vessel)  :: angioplastica {f}
angiosperm {n} (member of plant group)  :: angiosperma {f}
angiospermous {adj} (having seeds enclosed in pericarp) SEE: angiosperm  ::
angiotensin {n} /ændʒɪəʊˈtɛnsɪn/ (polypeptides that narrow blood vessels)  :: angiotensina {f}
angle {n} /ˈeɪŋ.ɡəl/ (geometrical figure)  :: angolo {m}
angle {n} (measure of such a figure)  :: angolo {m}
angle {n} (viewpoint)  :: punto di vista {m}
Angle {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡəl/ (A member of the ancient Germanic tribe)  :: Anglo {m}
angle bracket {n} (type of bracket)  :: parentesi angolare {f}, parentesi angolata {f}
angler {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡlə(ɹ)/ (person who fishes with a hook and line)  :: cannista {m}
angler {n} (angler fish)  :: rana pescatrice {f}
Anglian {n} (Angle) SEE: Angle  ::
Anglican {adj} /ˈæŋ.ɡlɪ.kən/ (pertaining to the Church of England and related churches)  :: anglicano
Anglican {n} (member of an Anglican church)  :: anglicano {m}
Anglican Communion {prop} (a worldwide network of churches that are in communion with the Church of England)  :: Comunione anglicana {f}
Anglicanism {n} (beliefs and practices of the Anglican Church)  :: anglicanesimo {m}
anglicism {n} /ˈæŋɡləˌsɪzəm/ (word or other feature borrowed from English to another language)  :: anglicismo {m}, anglismo {m}, inglesismo {m}
angling {n} (fishing with a rod, line and angle, for recreation or sport)  :: pesca con la lenza {f}
Anglo- {prefix} /ˈæŋ.ɡləʊ/ (relating to England or English)  :: anglo-
Anglophilia {n} /ˌæŋ.ɡləʊˈfɪ.li.ə/ (the love of the country, culture or people of England)  :: anglofilia {f}
Anglophone {n} /ˈæŋɡləˌfəʊn/ (one who speaks English)  :: Anglofono?, -ante, Inghil?
Anglo-Saxon {prop} (Old English) SEE: Old English  ::
Angola {prop} /æŋˈɡoʊlə/ (country in Southern Africa)  :: Angola {f}
Angolan {adj} /æŋˈɡoʊlən/ (of, from or pertaining to Angola or its people)  :: angolano, angolese
Angolan {n} (person from Angola or of Angolan descent)  :: angolano {m}, angolana {f}
angrily {adv} /ˈæŋ.ɡɹə.li/ (in an angry manner)  :: irosamente, rabbiosamente, con rabbia
angry {adj} /ˈæŋ.ɡɹi/ (displaying anger)  :: arrabbiato
angry {adj} (inflamed and painful)  :: infiammato
angst {n} /æŋ(k)st/ (feeling of acute anxiety or apprehension)  :: paturnie {f-p}
anguiform {adj} (serpentine) SEE: serpentine  ::
Anguilla {prop} /æŋˈɡwɪlə/ (British overseas territory in the Caribbean)  :: Anguilla
anguiped {adj} (having serpents in place of legs)  :: anguipede
anguiped {n} (mythological creature that had serpents in place of legs)  :: anguipede {m-f}
anguish {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡwɪʃ/ (extreme pain)  :: angoscia, agonia, calvario, croce, ambascia
anguish {v} (suffer pain)  :: penare, soffrire
anguish {v} (cause to suffer pain)  :: addolorare
angular {adj} (ungraceful) SEE: ungraceful  ::
angularity {n} (the property or characteristic of possessing angles)  :: angolarità {f}, angolosità {f}, spigolosità {f}
angularly {adv} (in an angular manner)  :: angolarmente
angular momentum {n} (angular momentum)  :: momento angolare {m}
angusticlavia {n}  :: angusticlavio {m}
anhedonia {n} /ˌæn.hiˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (inability to feel pleasure)  :: anedonia {f}
anhepatia {n}  :: anepatia {f}
anhidrosis {n} (reduced ability or inability to sweat)  :: anidrosi {f}
anhydrous {adj} (having no water)  :: anidro
anhygroscopic {adj} (not hygroscopic)  :: anigroscopico
aniline {n} (the simplest aromatic amine)  :: anilina {f}
anilingus {n} /ˌeɪnɪˈlɪŋɡəs/ (form of oral sex)  :: anilingus
animadversion {n} /ˌænɪmædˈvɝːʒən / (criticism, a critical remark)  :: animavversione
animal {n} /ˈæ.nɪ.məl/ (organism)  :: animale {m}, bestia {f}
animal {n} (organism other than man)  :: animale {m}, bestia {f}
animal {n} (person who behaves wildly)  :: animale {m}, bestia {f}
animal {adj} (of animals)  :: animale
animal {adj} (unhindered by social codes)  :: animale
animal {adj} (of soul)  :: animale
animal feed {n} (material prepared as feed for domestic or farm animals)  :: mangime
animal husbandry {n} (management and care of farm animals)  :: allevamento {m}
animal magnetism {n} (magnetic fluid or ethereal medium said to reside in the bodies of animate beings)  :: mesmerismo
animal rights {n} (concept that animals are entitled to certain fundamental rights)  :: diritti animali {m-p}, diritti degli animali {m-p}
animated cartoon {n} (any of several types of film/movie, the frames of which are drawn by hand)  :: cartone animato {m}
animatedly {adv} /ˈænɪˌmeɪtɪdli/ (in an animated manner)  :: animatamente
animation {n} /æn.əˈmeɪ.ʃən/ (The act of animating)  :: ravvivamento, animazione, vivificazione
animation {n} (causing images to appear to move)  :: animazione
anime {n} /ˈæn.ɪ.meɪ/ (an animated work originated in Japan)  :: anime
animistic {adj} (of or pertaining to animism)  :: animistico
animosity {n} /æn.əˈmɑs.ɪ.ti/ (violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike)  :: picca {f}, ripicca {f}, acrimonia {f}
anion {n} /ˈæn.aɪ.ɑn/ (negatively charged ion)  :: anione {m}
anionic {adj} (pertaining to an anion)  :: anionico
anisaldehyde {n}  :: anisaldeide {f}
anise {n} /æˈnis/ (plant)  :: anice, anace {m}
anise {n} (fennel) SEE: fennel  ::
aniseed {n} /æn.ɪˈsid/ (the seed-like fruit of the anise)  :: anice {m}
anismus {n} (malfunction of the external anal sphincter)  :: anismo {m}
anisogamy {n} (sexual reproduction involving the union or fusion of two dissimilar gametes)  :: anisogamia {f}
anisotropy {n} (the property of being directionally dependent)  :: anisotropia {f}
Anjou {prop} /ˈɒnʒuː/ (a former county of France)  :: Angiò
Anjouan {adj} (Angevin) SEE: Angevin  ::
Anjouan {prop} (Angevin) SEE: Angevin  ::
Ankara {prop} /ˈæŋ.kə.ɹə/ (capital of Turkey)  :: Ankara {f}
ankle {n} /ˈeɪŋ.kəl/ (joint between foot and leg)  :: caviglia {f}
ankle bracelet {n} (anklet) SEE: anklet  ::
anklet {n} (a bracelet at the ankle)  :: cavigliera {f}
ankylosaurus {n} (large herbivorous dinosaur of the Cretaceous)  :: anchilosauro {m}
Ann {prop} /æn/ (female given name)  :: Anna
Anna {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann  ::
Anna {prop} /ˈænə/ (biblical prophetess)  :: Anna
annalist {n} (writer of annals)  :: annalista {m} {f}
Annamite {n} (dated, Vietnamese language)  :: annamitico {m}
Annamite {adj} (of or from Annam)  :: annamitico
annatto {n} (dye)  :: annatto {m}
Anne {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann  ::
annelid {n} (annelid)  :: anellide {m}
annex {n} (addition of territory) SEE: annexation  ::
annexation {n} (addition or incorporation of something)  :: annessione {f}
annihilate {v} /əˈnaɪə.leɪt/ (to reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate)  :: annichilire, annientare
annihilation {n} /ʌˈnaɪ.ə.leɪ.ʃən/ (act of reducing to nothing)  :: annientamento {m}, annichilazione {f}, annichilimento {m}
annihilation {n} (state of being annihilated)  :: annientamento {m}, annichilazione {f}, annichilimento {m}
annihilation {n} (process of a particle and its corresponding antiparticle combining to produce energy)  :: annientamento {m}, annichilazione {f}, annichilimento {m}
annihilative {adj} (serving to annihilate)  :: annichilativo
anniversary {n} /ˌænəˈvɝs(ə)ɹi/ (day an exact number of years since an event)  :: anniversario {m}
anno Domini {n} /ˈæn.oʊ ˈdɑm.ə.ni/ (in the year of our Lord)  :: Anno Domini; dopo Cristo, d.C. [abbreviation]
annotate {v} (to add annotation)  :: annotare, commentare
annotation {n} (information relating to the genetic structure of sequences of bases)  :: annotazione
announcement {n} /ʌˈnaʊs.mɛnt/  :: annuncio {m}
annoy {v} /əˈnɔɪ/ (to disturb or irritate)  :: infastidirsi, infastidire, importunare, disturbare, irritare
annoy {v} (to do something to upset or anger someone)  :: irritare, seccare, rompere
annoy {v} (to molest; to harm; to injure)  :: molestare, nuocere
annoyance {n} /əˈnɔɪəns/ (that which annoys)  :: seccatura {f}, scocciatura {f}, fastidio {m}
annoyance {n} (the psychological state of being annoyed or irritated)  :: irritazione {f}, fastidio {m}
annoying {v} (causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious)  :: fastidioso
annual {adj} /ˈæn.ju.əl/ (happening once a year)  :: annuale
annually {adv} (once every year)  :: annualmente
annuity {n} /əˈn(j)uɪti/ (right to receive amounts of money regularly)  :: vitalizio {m}, appannaggio {m}, rendita {f}
annuity {n} (right to receive amounts of money regularly)  :: annualità
annul {v} /əˈnʌl/ (formally revoke the validity of)  :: annullare
annulus {n} (ring-shaped structure)  :: anello {m}
annunciation {n} (act of annunciating)  :: annunciazione {f}
Annunciation {prop} (Christianity)  :: annunciazione {f}
anoda {determiner} (another) SEE: another  ::
anode {n} /ˈæn.oʊd/ (the electrode of an electrochemical cell at which oxidation occurs)  :: anodo {m}
anodize {v} (to coat the surface of a metal electrolytically with an oxide)  :: anodizzare
anogenital {adj} (of or relating to the anus and genitals)  :: anogenitale
anoint {v} /əˈnɔɪnt/ (to smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance)  :: ungere, impomatare
anoint {v} (to apply oil to or to pour oil upon)  :: ungere, oleare, oliare
anointed {n} /ə.ˈnɔɪn.tɪd/ (a person who has been anointed, especially for religious reasons)  :: unto {m}
anole {n} /əˈnoʊ.li/  :: anolide {m}
anomaly {n} /əˈnɑməli/ (deviation from norm)  :: anomalia {f}
anomaly {n} (something or someone that is strange or unusual)  :: anomalia {f}
anomaly {n} (science: any event, big or small, out of the ordinary)  :: anomalia {f}
anomaly {n} (dated: an irregularity or inconsistency)  :: anomalia {f}
anomaly {n} (biological defect or malformation)  :: anomalia {f}
anomic {adj} /əˈnɒmɪk/ (socially disorganized, disoriented or alienated)  :: anomico
anon {n} /əˈnɒn/ (anonymous person)  :: anonimo
anonym {n} (anonymous person)  :: anonimo {m}
anonym {n} (pseudonym)  :: pseudonimo {m}
anonymise {v} (to render anonymous)  :: anonimizzare
anonymization {n} (act of making anonymous)  :: anonimizzazione {f}
anonymize {v} (to render anonymous)  :: anonimizzare
anonymous {adj} /əˈnɒnəməs/ (without any name (of responsible agent) acknowledged)  :: anonimo
anonymous {adj} (of unknown name; whose name is withheld)  :: anonimo
anonymous {adj} (lacking individuality)  :: anonimo
anonymous {adj} (without consideration of prestige, title, rank or background)  :: anonimo
anonymously {adv} /əˈnɒnəməsli/ (in an anonymous manner)  :: anonimamente
anopisthograph {adj} (written on one side only)  :: anopistografo
anorak {n} (heavy weatherproof jacket)  :: giacca a vento
anorexia {n} (anorexia nervosa) SEE: anorexia nervosa  ::
anorexia {n} /ænəˈɹɛksi.ə/ (loss of appetite)  :: anoressia {f}
anorexia nervosa {n} (disorder)  :: anoressia {f}, anoressia nervosa {f}
anorthic {adj} (triclinic) SEE: triclinic  ::
anorthite {n} (mineral)  :: anortite {f}
anosmia {n} (inability to smell)  :: anosmia {f}
anosmic {adj} /æˈnɒzmɪk/ (having anosmia)  :: anosmico
anostosis {n}  :: anostosi {f}
another {determiner} /əˈnʌ.ðɚ/ (one more, in addition to a former number)  :: un altro {}, un'altra {f}; ancora un {m}, ancora uno {m}, ancora una {f}
another {determiner} (not the same; different)  :: un altro {}, un'altra {f}
another {determiner} (any or some)  :: un altro {}, un'altra {f}
anovulation {n} (lack of ovulation)  :: anovulazione
anovulatory {adj} (characterized by a lack of ovulation)  :: anovulatorio {m}
Anselm {prop} /ˈænˌsɛlm/ (male given name)  :: Anselmo
answer {n} /ˈɑːn.sə/ (response)  :: risposta {f}
answer {n} (solution)  :: risposta {f}
answer {n} (document filed in response to a complaint)  :: risposta {f}
answer {v} (to make a reply or response to)  :: rispondere
answer {v} (to respond to a call)  :: rispondere
answer {v} (to suit a need or purpose satisfactorily)  :: rispondere
answer back {v} (to reply impertinently; to talk back)  :: ribattere
answering machine {n} (device that automatically records voice mail)  :: segreteria automatica {f}
answerphone {n} (answering machine) SEE: answering machine  ::
answer to {v} (to be responsible to)  :: rispondere
ant {n} /ænt/ (insect)  :: formica {f}
antacid {n} (agent reducing acidity)  :: antiacido {m}
antanaclasis {n} (the use of the same word or phrase, but with a different meaning each time)  :: antanaclasi {f}
Antarctic {adj} /ænˈtɑɹ(k)tɪk/ (pertaining to Antarctica)  :: antartico
Antarctica {prop} /ænˈtɑɹktɪkə/ (southernmost continent)  :: Antartide
Antarctic Peninsula {prop} (the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica)  :: Penisola Antartica {f}
Antares {prop} (star)  :: Antares
ante- {prefix} /æntɪ/ (Prior to in time)  :: ante-
ante- {prefix} (In front of in space)  :: ante-
anteater {n} /ˈæntˌitɚ/ (mammal)  :: formichiere {m}
antebellum {adj} (period of time prior to a war)  :: anteguerra, prebellico
antebrachium {n} (forearm) SEE: forearm  ::
antecedence {n} (act of preceding)  :: antecedenza {f}, anteriorità {f}
antecedent {adj} /ˌantɪˈsiːd(ə)nt/ (earlier in time or order)  :: antecedente
antecedent {n} (any thing that precedes another thing)  :: antecedente {m}
antecedent {n} (ancestor)  :: antenato {m}, progenitore {m}
antecedent {n} (word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun)  :: antecedente {m}
antecedent {n} (conditional part of a hypothetical proposition)  :: antecedente {m}
antechamber {n} /ˈæntiˌt͡ʃeɪmbɚ/ (small room)  :: anticamera
antediluvian {adj}  :: antidiluviano, antediluviano
antelope {n} /ˈæn.tə.loʊp/ (mammal of the family Bovidae)  :: antilope {f}
antelope {n} (pronghorn) SEE: pronghorn  ::
antelucan {adj} (before dawn)  :: antelucano
antenatal {adj} (before birth)  :: prenatale, antenatale
antenna {n} /ænˈtɛn.ə/ (feeler organ)  :: antenna {f}
antenna {n} (device to receive or transmit radio signals) SEE: aerial  ::
antennule {n} (small antenna)  :: antennula {f}
Antenor {prop} (a son of Aesyetes)  :: Antenore {m}
anterior {adj} (before in place)  :: anteriore
anterior {adj} (anatomy: nearer the forward end)  :: anteriore
anterior auricular muscle {n} (muscle)  :: muscolo auricolare anteriore {m}
anterior chamber {n} (space between cornea and iris)  :: camera anteriore {f}
anteroom {n} (antechamber) SEE: antechamber  ::
anthem {n} /ˈæn.θəm/ (national anthem)  :: inno nazionale, inno {m}
anthem {n} (hymn of praise or loyalty)  :: inno
ant-hill {n} (anthill) SEE: anthill  ::
anthill {n} /ˈænt.hɪl/ (home of ants and termites)  :: formicaio {m}
anthocyanin {n} (any of many water-soluble red to violet plant pigments)  :: antocianina {f}
anthological {adj} (pertaining to anthologies)  :: antologico
anthologically {adv} (in the manner of an anthology)  :: antologicamente
anthology {n} /ænˈθɑlədʒi/ (collection of literary works)  :: antologia, florilegio
Anthony {prop} /ˈæn.tə.ni/ (given name)  :: Antonio
anthophagous {adj} (that feeds on flowers)  :: antofago
anthracene {n} (tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon)  :: antracene {m}
anthraquinone {n} (tricyclic quinone)  :: antrachinone {m}
anthrax {n} /ˈæn.θɹæks/ (disease)  :: antrace
anthropic {adj} /ænˈθɹɒp.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to mankind or humans)  :: antropico
anthropization {n} (transformation or adaptation of the environment to meet the needs of humans)  :: antropizzazione {f}
anthropize {v} (to adapt by human activity)  :: antropizzare
anthropo- {prefix} (men; people)  :: antropo-
anthropocentric {adj} (giving preference to humans)  :: antropocentrico {m}
anthropogenesis {n} (the origin of man)  :: antropogenesi {f}
anthropogenic {adj}  :: antropogenico, antropogeno
anthropologic {adj} (anthropological) SEE: anthropological  ::
anthropological {adj} /æn.θɹə.pə.ˈlɑdʒikəl/ (relating to anthropology)  :: antropologico
anthropologically {adv} (in a manner which pertains to anthropology)  :: antropologicamente
anthropology {n} /ˌænθɹəˈpɑːlədʒi/ (the study of humanity)  :: antropologia {f}
anthropomancy {n} (divination by the interpretation of human sacrificial entrails)  :: antropomanzia {f}
anthropometrism {n}  :: antropometrismo {m}
anthropomorphism {n} (the attribution or ascription of human characteristics to animals, inanimate objects, forces of nature, etc)  :: antropomorfismo {m}
anthroponotic {adj} (relating to anthroponosis)  :: antroponotico
anthropophagous {adj} (antropophagous)  :: antropofago
anthropophagy {n} (the practice of eating human flesh)  :: antropofagia {f}, cannibalismo {m}
anthropophyte {n} (plant introduced into a new habitat by humans)  :: antropofito {m}
anthroposophic {adj} /ˌæŋθɹəˈpɑsəfɪk/ (of or pertaining to anthroposophy)  :: antroposofico
anthroposophy {n} /ˌænθɹəˈpɑsəfi/ (a spiritual philosophy)  :: antroposofia {f}
anthropotechnics {n} (study of the interaction between man and machines)  :: antropotecnica {f}
anti- {prefix} /æntiː/ (anti-)  :: anti-
antiabortion {adj} (opposed to the practice of abortion)  :: antiaborto
antiacarian {adj} (that counters mites)  :: antiacari
antiacid {n} (antacid) SEE: antacid  ::
antiaggregant {adj} (that prevents the aggregation of platelets)  :: antiaggregante
anti-American {adj} (opposing America)  :: antiamericano
anti-Americanism {n} (the fear or dislike of the United States or American people, policies, culture or government)  :: antiamericanismo {m}
antianaphylaxis {n}  :: antianafilassi {f}
antiandrogen {n} (any substance that inhibits the release or biological effects of an androgen)  :: antiandrogeno {m}
antiasthenic {adj} (that counters asthenia)  :: antiastenico
antiatom {n} (atom made up of antiparticles)  :: antiatomo {m}
antibacterial {adj} (killing or inhibiting bacteria)  :: antibatterico
antibacterial {n} (antibacterial drug)  :: antibatterico {m}
antibiogram {n} (laboratory procedure in which samples of a bacterium are treated with a variety of antibiotics)  :: antibiogramma {f}
antibiotic {n} /ˌæn.taɪ.baɪˈɑ.tɪk/ (substance that destroys or inhibits bacteria)  :: antibiotico {m}
antibiotic {adj} (of or relating to antibiotics)  :: antibiotico {m}
antiblue {adj} (one of the possible colours of an antiquark)  :: antiblu
antibody {n} (protein that binds to a specific antigen)  :: anticorpo {m}
antibrachium {n} (antibrachium) SEE: forearm  ::
antiburglar {adj} (countering burglars) SEE: antiburglary  ::
antiburglary {adj} (countering burglary)  :: antiscasso
antic {adj} /ˈæn.tɪk/ (architecture: grotesque, incongruous)  :: grottesco {m}, obbrobrioso {m}
antic {n} (caricature)  :: caricatura {f}
antic {n} (ludicrous act or behaviour)  :: buffonata {f}, pagliacciata {f}
antic {n} (grotesque performer or clown)  :: pagliaccio {m}, buffone
anticardium {n}  :: anticardio {m}
anticathode {n} (anode) SEE: anode  ::
antichain {n} (subset of a partially ordered set)  :: anticatena {f}
anticholesterol {adj}  :: anticolesterolo
antichrist {n} (Someone that works against the teachings of Christ)  :: anticristo {m}
Antichrist {prop} (one under the direct control of the Devil)  :: Anticristo {m}
anticipate {v} /ænˈtɪs.ə.peɪt/ (to act before someone)  :: anticipare
anticipate {v} (to know of something before it manifests)  :: prevedere
anticipation {n} /æn.tɪs.əˈpe.ʃən/ (the act of anticipating)  :: anticipazione
anticline {n} /ˈæntiklaɪn/ (anticlinal fold)  :: anticlinale
anticlockwise {adj} /ˌæntiˈklɑkwaɪz/ (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock)  :: antiorario
anticlockwise {adv} (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock)  :: in senso antiorario
anticlockwisely {adv} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise  ::
anticoagulant {n} (substance)  :: anticoagulante {m}
anticolour {n} (the property of antiquarks equivalent to that of colour in quarks)  :: anticolore {m}
anticonfessional {adj}  :: anticonfessionale
anticonstitutionally {adv} (anticonstitutionally)  :: anticostituzionalmente
anticyclone {n} (system of winds)  :: anticiclone
antidazzle {adj} (that does not dazzle)  :: anabbagliante, antiabbagliante
antidemocratically {adv} (contrary to democracy)  :: antidemocraticamente
antidepressant {n} (agent that prevents or counteracts depression)  :: antidepressivo
antidepression {adj} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant  ::
antidepressive {adj} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant  ::
antidepressive {n} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant  ::
antidopaminergic {adj} (preventing or counteracting the effects of dopamine)  :: antidopaminergico
antidopaminergic {n} (any drug that prevents or counteracts the effects of dopamine)  :: antidopaminergico {m}
antidotary {n} (antidote) SEE: antidote  ::
antidote {n} /ˈæn.tə.dot/ (remedy to counteract a poison)  :: antidoto
antidromic {adj} (of a nerve impulse: flowing in the opposite direction from normal)  :: antidromico
antiearthquake {adj} (antiseismic) SEE: antiseismic  ::
antielectron {n} (positron)  :: antielettrone {m}
antielitism {n} (opposition to elitism)  :: antielitismo {m}
anti-fascism {n} (the opposition to fascist ideologies)  :: antifascismo {m}
antifascist {adj} (opposed to fascism)  :: antifascista {m} {f}
antifascistic {adj} (antifascist) SEE: antifascist  ::
antifeminism {n} (any belief antagonistic to feminism)  :: antifemminismo {m}
antiferromagnetic {adj} (exhibiting antiferromagnetism)  :: antiferromagnetico
antiferromagnetism {n} (a phenomenon, similar to ferromagnetism)  :: antiferromagnetismo {m}
antifrost {adj} (preventing the effects of frost)  :: antibrina
antigen {n} (substance that induces an immune response)  :: antigene
Antigone {prop} /ænˈtɪɡəni/ (the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta)  :: Antigone
Antigua and Barbuda {prop} /ænˌti.ɡə ænd bɑɹˈbju.də/ (country)  :: Antigua e Barbuda
antigypsyism {n} (prejudice or hostility against Romani people)  :: antiziganismo {m}
antihero {n} /ˈæn.taiˌhi.ɹoʊ/ (protagonist who proceeds in an unheroic manner)  :: antieroe {m}
antihijack {adj} (countering hijacking) SEE: antihijacking  ::
antihijacking {adj} (countering hijacking)  :: antidirottamento
antiholomorphic {adj} (describing a mathematical function)  :: antiolomorfo
antihydrogen {n} (antimatter equivalent of hydrogen)  :: antiidrogeno {m}
anti-incendiary {adj} (That prevents fire)  :: antincendio
anti-inflammatory {adj} (preventing or counteracting inflammation)  :: antinfiammatorio
antilepton {n} (antiparticle of a lepton)  :: antileptone {m}
antilogism {n} (false syllogism in which two premises contradict the third)  :: antilogismo {m}
antimere {n} (one of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical organisms)  :: antimero {m}
antimeric {adj} (of or pertaining to antimeres)  :: antimero
antimitotic {adj} (preventing or disrupting mitosis)  :: antimitotico
antimitotic {n} (an agent that prevents or disrupts mitosis)  :: antimitotico {m}
antimodern {adj} (opposed to modernity or modernization)  :: antimoderno
antimodernity {n} (opposition to modernity)  :: antimodernità {f}
antimony {n} /ˈæn.tɪ.mə.niː/ (chemical element)  :: antimonio {m}
antinausea {adj} (intended to prevent or combat nausea)  :: antinausea
antineurotic {adj}  :: antineurotico
antineutrino {n} (the antiparticle of the neutrino)  :: antineutrino {m}
antineutron {n} (the antiparticle corresponding to a neutron)  :: antineutrone {m}
antinode {n} (a region of maximum amplitude situated between adjacent nodes of a vibrating body)  :: antinodo {m}
antinomically {adv} (in an antinomic manner)  :: antinomicamente
Antioch {prop} /ˈæn.ti.ɒk/ (city)  :: Antiochia {f}
Antiochene {adj} /ænˈtaɪəkiːn/ (of or pertaining to Antioch)  :: antiocheno {m}
Antiochene {n} (citizen of Antioch)  :: antiocheno
Antiochian {adj} (Antiochene) SEE: Antiochene  ::
Antiochian {n} (Antiochene) SEE: Antiochene  ::
Antiochus {prop} (one of the thirteen kings)  :: Antioco
antioxidant {n} (substance that slows oxidation)  :: antiossidante {m}
antioxidant {n} (vitamin that acts against free radicals)  :: antiossidante {m}
antioxidant {adj} (acting against oxidation)  :: antiossidante
antioxidative {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant  ::
antioxygen {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant  ::
antioxygenic {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant  ::
antiparallel {adj} (parallel of opposite direction)  :: antiparallelo
antiparasite {adj} (antiparasitic) SEE: antiparasitic  ::
antiparasitic {adj} (that counters parasites)  :: antiparassitario
antiparasitic {n} (pesticide)  :: antiparassitario {m}
antiparticle {n} /ˈæntiˌpɑɹtɪkəl/ (a subatomic particle)  :: antiparticella {f}
antipasto {n} (Italian starter for a meal)  :: antipasto {m}
antipathetically {adv} (in an antipathetic fashion)  :: antipateticamente
antipathically {adv} (in an antipathic manner)  :: antipaticamente
antipathy {n} /ænˈtɪpəθi/ (contrariety or opposition in feeling)  :: antipatia {f}
antiperistalsis {n} (peristalsis in the opposite direction)  :: antiperistalsi {f}
antiphlogistic {adj} (counteracting inflammation)  :: antiflogistico
antiphlogistic {n} (plant or remedy that reduces inflammation)  :: antiflogistico {m}
antiphony {n} (singing by a choir split in two parts or a piece sung in this manner)  :: antifonia {f}
antiphoton {n} (the antiparticle of a photon (identical to a photon))  :: antifotone {m}
antiphrasis {n} (use of a word or phrase in a sense not in accord with its literal meaning)  :: antifrasi {f}
antiplatelet {adj} (destroying blood platelets)  :: antiaggregante {m}
antipneumococcal {adj} (that counters pneumococcus infection)  :: antipneumococcico {m}
antipodism {n} (form of foot juggling)  :: antipodismo {m}
antipodist {n} (one who juggles using his or her feet lying down)  :: antipodista {m} {f}
antipoor {adj} (opposing or working against the poor)  :: antipovero
antiprism {n} (a polyhedron composed of two parallel copies of some particular polygon, connected by an alternating band of triangles)  :: antiprisma {m}
antiprismatic {adj} (relating to an antiprism)  :: antiprismatico
antiproliferative {adj} (Tending to suppress cell growth)  :: antiproliferativo
antiproton {n} (antiparticle of the proton)  :: antiprotone {m}
antipyresis {n} (the reduction of fever)  :: antipiresi {f}
antiquake {adj} (antiseismic) SEE: antiseismic  ::
antiquark {n} (the antiparticle of a quark)  :: antiquark {m}
antiquated {adj} /ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd/ (old fashioned)  :: antiquato
antique {adj} /ænˈtiːk/ (old; out of date)  :: antico
antiquely {adv} (in an antique manner)  :: anticamente
antiquity {n} /ænˈtɪk.kwʌ.ti/ (ancient times)  :: antichità {f}
antiradar {adj} (preventing detection by radar)  :: antirradar
antireductionist {n} (proponent of antireductionism)  :: antiriduzionista {m-f}
antirepeater {n}  :: antiripetitore {m}
antiretroviral {adj} (fighting retrovirus)  :: retrovirale
antirrhinum {n} (snapdragon) SEE: snapdragon  ::
antiscientific {adj} (pertaining to antiscience)  :: antiscientifico
antiscientific {adj} (contrary to the scientific method)  :: antiscientifico
antiscientifically {adv} (in an antiscientific manner)  :: antiscientificamente
antiseborrheic {adj}  :: antiseborroico
antiseismic {adj} (built to withstand earthquakes)  :: antisismico, antiterremoto
anti-Semitic {adj} /ˌæntiːsəˈmɪtɪk/ (exhibiting anti-Semitism)  :: antisemita, antisemitico
antisense {n} /æntaɪsɛns/ (a molecule which suppresses transcription)  :: antisenso
antiseptically {adv} (in an antiseptic manner)  :: antisetticamente
antisocial {adj} /ˌæntiˈsoʊʃəl/ (unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people)  :: asociale
antispast {n} (a metrical foot composed of an iambus and a trochee)  :: antispasto {m}
Antisthenes {prop} /ænˈtɪsθəniːz/ (Greek name)  :: Antistene
antisubjectivism {n} (any philosophy opposed to subjectivism)  :: antisoggettivismo {m}
antitheft {adj} (preventing from being stolen)  :: antifurto
antithesis {n} /ænˈtɪ.θə.sɪs/ (proposition that is opposite to other proposition)  :: antitesi {f}
antithetically {adv} (in an antithetic manner)  :: antiteticamente
antithyroid {adj} (reducing the production or effects of thyroid hormones)  :: antitiroideo
antitorque {adj}  :: anticoppia
antitransform {n} (inverse of a transform)  :: antitrasformata {f}
antivenereal {adj} (that is used to treat or cure venereal disease)  :: antivenereo
antiviral {adj} (medicine)  :: antivirale
antiziganism {n} (antigypsyism) SEE: antigypsyism  ::
anti-Zionist {n} (one who is opposed to Zionism)  :: antisionista {m} {f}
anti-Zionist {adj} (opposed to Zionism)  :: antisionista
antler {n} /ˈænt.lɚ/ (bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk)  :: corno {s}, corna {p}, corno ramificato, palco {m}
antlion {n} (nocturnal insects)  :: formicaleone {m}
Antoinette {prop} (female given name from French Antoinette)  :: Antonietta
Antonia {prop} (female given name)  :: Antonia {f}
Antonio {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony  ::
Antony {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony  ::
antonym {n} /ˈæntəˌnɪm/ (word which has the opposite meaning)  :: antonimo {m}, contrario {m}, inverso {m}, opposto {m}
antonymous {adj} /ænˈtɑnɪməs/ (having an opposite meaning)  :: antonimico
antsiness {n} (unease) SEE: unease  ::
Antwerp {prop} /ˈæn.twɝp/ (province)  :: Anversa {f}
anuclear {adj} (anucleate) SEE: anucleate  ::
anucleate {adj} (of a cell which does not have a nucleus)  :: anucleato
anus {n} /ˈeɪ.nəs/ (lower opening of the digestive tract)  :: ano {m}
anvil {n} /ˈæn.vəl/ (block used in blacksmithing)  :: incudine {f}
anvil {n} (bone in inner ear)  :: incudine {f}
anxietolytic {adj} (anxiolytic) SEE: anxiolytic  ::
anxietude {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety  ::
anxiety {n} /ˌæŋ(ɡ)ˈzaɪ.ə.ti/ (concern)  :: ansia {f}, ansietà {f}
anxiety {n} (eager desire)  :: ansia {f}, bramosia {f}
anxiety {n} (pathological condition)  :: ansia {f}
anxiolytic {n} (drug prescribed for the treatment of symptoms of anxiety)  :: ansiolitico
anxious {adj} /ˈæŋ(k).ʃəs/ (full of anxiety)  :: ansioso
anxious {adj} (accompanied with anxiety; worrying)  :: preoccupante
anxious {adj} (earnestly desirous)  :: ansioso, bramoso, impaziente
anxiously {adv} /ˈæŋ(k).ʃə (in an anxious manner)  :: ansiosamente
anxiousness {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety  ::
any {adv} /ˈɛni/ (at all)  :: affatto
any {determiner} (at least one (kind))  :: qualche
any {determiner} (no matter what kind)  :: qualsiasi
anybody {pron} /ˈɛn.i.bɑd.i/ ((colloquial) a person of consideration or standing)  :: qualcuno
anybody {pron} (anyone) SEE: anyone  ::
anyhow {adv} /ˈɛn.i.haʊ/ (in any way, in any manner)  :: in ogni caso, in ogni modo, in qualche modo, in qualsiasi modo, comunque, come capita
any longer {adv} (any more) SEE: any more  ::
any minute now {adv} (very soon)  :: presto, da un momento all`altro
any more {adv} (in negative or interrogative constructions)  :: più
anyone {pron} /ˈɛn.ɪˌwʌn/ (anybody)  :: chiunque
any other business {phrase} (last item on the agenda of a meeting)  :: varie ed eventuali
anyplace {adv} (anywhere) SEE: anywhere  ::
anyroad {adv} (anyway) SEE: anyway  ::
anything {pron} /ˈɛn.i.θɪŋ/ (any thing of any kind)  :: qualunque cosa, qualsiasi cosa, niente
anything else {pron} (any other thing)  :: qualcos'altro
anytime {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome  ::
anytime {adv} (at any time)  :: in qualsiasi momento
anyway {adv} /ˈɛniweɪ/ (in any way)  :: comunque, in ogni modo
anyway {adv} (regardless)  :: senza riguardo, comunque
anyway {adv} (used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement)  :: in ogni caso
anyway {adv} (used to indicate change of subject)  :: comunque, ad ogni modo
anywhere {adv} /ˈɛn.i.hwɛɹ/  :: dovunque
anzianate {n}  :: anzianato {m}
aorist {n} /ˈeɪ.ə.ɹɪst/ (a grammatical aspect)  :: aoristo {m}
aoristic {adj} (aorist) SEE: aorist  ::
aorta {n} /eɪˈɔːɹtə/ (great artery)  :: aorta {f}
aortal {adj} (of or relating to the aorta)  :: aortico
aortocoronary {adj} (relating to the aorta and the coronary arteries)  :: aortocoronarico
Aosta {prop} (city in Italy)  :: Aosta
Aostan {adj} (of or from Aosta)  :: aostano
Aostan {n} (one from Aosta)  :: aostano {m}
apart {adv} /əˈpɑː(ɹ)t/ (in two or more parts; asunder)  :: a pezzi
apart {adv} (apart from) SEE: apart from  ::
apart from {prep} (except for)  :: a prescindere da, all'infuori di, fuorché, tranne, oltre
apartheid {v} /əˈpɑɹthaɪt/ (policy of racial separation in South Africa)  :: apartheid {m}
apartheid {v} (any policy of racial separation, see also: segregation)  :: apartheid {m}
apartment {n} /əˈpɑːt.mənt/ (domicile occupying part of a building)  :: appartamento {m}, alloggio {m}, quartierino {m}
apartmentmate {n} (one who shares an apartment (US)) SEE: roommate  ::
apartmentmate {n} (one who shares an apartment (UK)) SEE: flatmate  ::
apathetic {adj} /æp.əˈθɛt.ɪk/ (void of feeling)  :: apatico, atono
apathetically {adv} (in an apathetic manner)  :: apaticamente
apathistical {adj} (apathetic) SEE: apathetic  ::
apatite {n} /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/ (type of mineral)  :: apatite
ape {n} /eɪp/ (animal)  :: scimmia {f}, ominide {m}
ape {n} (derogatory: person)  :: scimmione {m}
ape {v} (to imitate)  :: scimmiottare
Apennine {adj} (pertaining to the Apennines)  ::  ; appenninico
aperiodic {adj} (math: of a state)  :: aperiodico
aperspectival {adj} (lacking perspective)  :: aprospettico
aperture {n} /ˈæp.ɚ.tʃɚ/ (opening)  :: apertura
apex {n} /ˈeɪ.pɛks/ (highest point)  :: apice
apex {n} (moment of greatest success, expansion, etc)  :: apice {m}
apex {n} (botany: end of leaf)  :: apice {m}
aphaeretic {adj} /æfɪˈɹɛtɪk/ (of the nature of aphaeresis)  :: aferetico
aphakia {n} (absence of the lens from the eye)  :: afachia {f}
aphasia {n} /əˈfeɪzɪə/ (pathological speech disorder)  :: afasia {f}, afemia {f}
aphelian {adj} (relating to aphelion)  :: afelico
aphelion {n} /əˈfiːlɪən/ (the point in the elliptical orbit of a planet where it is farthest from the Sun)  :: afelio {m}
aphesis {n} /ˈæ.fə.sɪs/ (loss of the initial unstressed vowel of a word)  :: aferesi {f}
aphid {n} /ˈeɪ.fɪd/ (insect)  :: afide {m}
aphis {n} (aphid) SEE: aphid  ::
aphonia {n} (loss of voice)  :: afonia {f}
aphorism {n} /ˈæ.fə.ɹɪzm̩/ (short phrase conveying some principle or concept of thought)  :: aforisma
aphorist {n} (person who writes or recites aphorisms)  :: aforista {m} {f}
aphoristically {adv} (in an aphoristic manner)  :: aforisticamente
aphotic {adj} (having no sunlight)  :: afotico
aphrodisiac {adj} /æf.ɹoʊ.ˈdi.zi.æk/ (intensifying sexual desire)  :: afrodisiaco {m}
aphrodisiac {n} (food or drug)  :: afrodisiaco {m}
Aphrodite {prop} /æfɹəˈdaɪti/ (Greek goddess)  :: Afrodite
aphroditic {adj} (venereal) SEE: venereal  ::
aphrometer {n} (device used to measure the pressure within a bottle of sparkling wine)  :: afrometro {m}
aphtha {n} (foot-and-mouth disease) SEE: foot-and-mouth disease  ::
aphthous {adj} (relating to aphtha)  :: aftoso
aphyllous {adj} (leafless) SEE: leafless  ::
apiarist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper  ::
apiary {n} /ˈeɪ.pi.ɛɹ.i/ (a place where bees and hives are kept)  :: apiario {m}
apically {adv} (in an apical manner or direction)  :: apicalmente
a picture is worth a thousand words {proverb} (visualisation is better than verbal description)  :: un'immagine vale più di mille parole
a picture paints a thousand words {proverb} (a picture is worth a thousand words) SEE: a picture is worth a thousand words  ::
apiculturalist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper  ::
apiculture {n} (beekeeping) SEE: beekeeping  ::
apiculturist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper  ::
apiece {adv} /ʌˈpis/ (apiece)  :: ciascuno {m}, ciascuna {f}
apivorous {adj} (that feeds on bees)  :: apivoro
apnea {n} (cessation of breathing)  :: apnea {f}
apneusis {n} (an abnormal pattern of breathing)  :: apneusi {f}
apocalypse {n} /əˈpɑkəlɪps/ (end of the world)  :: apocalisse
apocalypse {n} (cataclysmic event)  :: apocalisse
Apocalypse {prop} /əˈpɑkəlɪps/ (the written account of a revelation of hidden things given by God to a chosen prophet)  :: apocalisse
Apocalypse {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Apocalisse
apocarpous {adj} (having carpels that are not joined)  :: apocarpico
apocopate {adj} (shortened by apocope)  :: apocopato
apocopate {v} (shorten using apocope)  :: apocopare
apocope {n} /əˈpɒ.kə.pi/ (loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word)  :: apocope
apocrisarius {n} (high-ranking ecclesiastical official)  :: apocrisario {m}
apocryphal {adj} /əˈpɑːkɹɪfəl/ (of doubtful authenticity)  :: apocrifo
apocytium {n}  :: apocizio {m}
apoferment {n} (apoenzyme)  :: apofermento {m}
apogamy {n} /əˈpɒɡəmɪ/ (asexual reproduction of a fully formed plant directly from a bud)  :: apogamia {f}
apograph {n} /ˈæpəɡɹɑːf/ (perfect copy)  :: apografo {m}
apolar {adj} (having no polarity)  :: apolare
apolitically {adv} (done without political affiliation)  :: apoliticamente
apollo {n} (handsome young man)  :: apollo {m}
Apollo {prop} /əˈpɒləʊ/ (the son of Zeus)  :: Apollo {m}
Apollo {prop} (a very handsome young man)  :: apollo {m}
Apollo {n} (asteroid type)  :: Apollo {m}
Apollonia {prop} (the name of a number of Ancient Greek cities and colonies)  :: Apollonia
apologetically {adv} (in an apologetic manner)  :: apologeticamente
apologia {n} (apology) SEE: apology  ::
apological {adj} (relating to apologues)  :: apologico
apologise {v} (apologise) SEE: apologize  ::
apologism {n} (apology) SEE: apology  ::
apologize {v} /əˈpɑləd͡ʒaɪz/ (to make an apology or excuse)  :: scusare
apologizingly {adv} (apologetically) SEE: apologetically  ::
apologue {n} (a short story with a moral, often involving talking animals or objects)  :: apologo {m}
apology {n} /əˈpɒl.ə.dʒi/ (an expression of regret)  :: apologia {f}, scuse {f-p}
apology {n} (formal justification, defence)  :: apologia {f}
apophantic {adj} (having a declaration, statement or proposition)  :: apofantico
apophonic {adj} /ˌæ.pəˈfɒ.nɪk/ (pertaining to or characterized by apophony)  :: apofonico
apophony {n} (alternation of sounds within a word) SEE: ablaut  ::
apophysis {n} (outgrowth)  :: apofisi {f}
apophysis {n} (branch)  :: apofisi {f}
apophysitis {n} (inflammation of an apophysis)  :: apofisite {f}
apoptosis {n} /ˌæ.pəˈtoʊ.sɪs/ (death of cells)  :: apoptosi
apoptotic {adj} (of or pertaining to apoptosis)  :: apoptotico
aport {adv} (on the left side of the boat)  :: contributo
aposematism {n} (adaptation that warns off potential predators)  :: aposematismo {m}
aposiopesis {n} /ˌæpəsaɪəˈpiːsɪs/ (abrupt breaking-off in speech)  :: aposiopesi {f}, reticenza {f}
apostasy {n} /əˈpɒstəsi/ (renunciation of set of beliefs)  :: apostasia {f}
apostasy {n} (renunciation of one's religion or faith)  :: apostasia {f}
apostate {n} /ə.ˈpɒs.teɪt/ (person who renounces a faith)  :: apostata {m} {f}
apostatic {adj} (apostate) SEE: apostate  ::
apostatical {adj} (apostate) SEE: apostate  ::
a posteriori {adj} (involving deduction of theories from facts)  :: a posteriori
apostle {n} /əˈpɑsl̩/ (missionary or leader of a mission)  :: apostolo {m}
apostle {n} (pioneer) SEE: pioneer  ::
apostolic {adj} /ˌæpəˈstɑːlɪk/ (pertaining to the apostles)  :: apostolico
apostolic {adj} (according to the doctrines of the apostles)  :: apostolico
apostolical {adj} (apostolic) SEE: apostolic  ::
apostolically {adv} (in an apostolic way)  :: apostolicamente
apostolic succession {n} (chain of consecrations of bishops)  :: successione apostolica {f}
apostrophe {n} /əˈpɑːs.tɹə.fi/ (the character ’)  :: apostrofo {m}
apostrophize {v} (to use the apostrophe in writing or speech)  :: apostrofare
apothecary {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
apothecary {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist  ::
appall {v} /əˈpɔl/ (to depress or discourage with fear; to impress with fear)  :: impallidire
appalling {adj} (That appalls/appals or appall/appal)  :: terribile, orrendo {m}, pessimo {m}
appallingly {adv} /ʌˈpɑlɪŋli/ (in an appalling manner)  :: spaventosamente
apparatchik {n} /æpəˈɹæt͡ʃɪk/ (member of a Communist apparat)  :: apparatcik {m}, apparatčik {m}
apparatus {n} /æ.pəˈɹæ.təs/ (complex machine or instrument)  :: impianto {m}, attrezzatura {f}
apparatus {n} (assortment of tools or instruments)  :: apparecchio {m}
apparatus {n} (given system of procedures)  :: sistema {f}
apparatus {n} (bureaucratic organization)  :: sistema {f}
apparel {n} /ʌˈpɛɹ.əl/ (clothing)  :: abbigliamento {m}
apparent {adj} /əˈpæ.ɹənt/  :: evidente
apparently {adv} /əˈpæɹ.ɨ (plainly)  :: apparentemente, evidentemente
apparently {adv} (seemingly)  :: apparentemente
apparently {adv} (according to what the speaker has read or been told)  :: apparentemente
apparition {n} /ˌæp.ɚˈɪʃ.n̩/ (act of becoming visible)  :: apparizione {f}
apparition {n} (thing appearing)  :: apparizione {f}
apparition {n} (unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance)  :: apparizione {f}
apparition {n} (astronomy: the first appearance of a luminary after having been invisible or obscured)  :: apparizione {f}
appaumé {adj}  :: appalmato
appeal {v} (to accuse) SEE: accuse  ::
appeal {v} /əˈpɪəl/ (to call upon another)  :: appellarsi
appealable {adj} (that may be appealed)  :: appellabile
appear {v} (to appear, to seem) SEE: look  ::
appear {v} (to appear) SEE: seem  ::
appear {v} /əˈpɪɹ/ (To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible)  :: apparire
appearance {n} /əˈpɪɹəns/ (The act of appearing or coming into sight)  :: apparizione {f}, comparsa {f}
appearance {n} (A thing seen)  :: apparizione {f}, visione {f}
appearance {n} (Personal presence, form or look)  :: apparenza {f}, aspetto {m}, sembianza {f}, aria {f}, cera {f}
appearance {n} (Semblance, or apparent likeness)  :: apparenza {f}
appearance {n} (The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings)  :: presentazione {f}
appearance {n} (The coming into court of either of the parties)  :: comparizione {f}
appearances are deceptive {proverb} (it is not possible to judge one's character by their outward appearance)  :: l'apparenza inganna
appearing {n} (appearance) SEE: appearance  ::
appease {v} /əˈpiːz/ (to make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify)  :: placare, pacificare, calmare, pacificare, calmare
appellation {n} /ˌæpəˈleɪʃən/ (name; designation)  :: appellazione {f}, appellativo {m}
appellative {n} (common noun) SEE: common noun  ::
append {v} /ʌˈpɛnd/ (to hang or attach to, as by a string)  :: attaccare
append {v} (to add as an accessory)  :: aggiungere
appendage {n} (external body part)  :: membro {m}, (limb) arto {m}, protuberanza {f}
appendage {n} (natural prolongation or projection)  :: (animals) membro {m}, (limbs) estremità {f-p}, protuberanza {f}
appendage {n} (part that is joined to something larger)  :: protuberanza {f}
appendectomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: appendicectomia
appendiceal {adj} (of or pertaining to the appendix)  :: appendicolare
appendicectomy {n} (appendectomy) SEE: appendectomy  ::
appendicitis {n} /əˈpɛnd.ɪ.saɪt.əs/ (inflamation of the vermiform appendix)  :: appendicite {f}
appendix {n} /əˈpɛn.dɪks/ (text added to the end of a book or an article)  :: appendice {f}
appendix {n} (vermiform appendix)  :: appendice {f}
Appenzell Inner Rhodes {prop} (Swiss canton)  :: Appenzello Interno
Appenzell Outer Rhodes {prop} (a Swiss canton)  :: Appenzello Esterno
appetite {n} /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/ (desire of or relish for food)  :: appetito
appetizer {n} (small, light first course)  :: aperitivo {m}, stuzzichino {m}, antipasto {m} (starter)
Appian {prop} /ˈæ.pi.ən/ (Roman name)  :: Appiano
Appius {prop} (Roman name)  :: Appio
applaud {v} /əˈplɔd/ (to express approval by clapping)  :: applaudire
applaud {v} (to praise, or express approval by words)  :: lodare, approvare
applaudable {adj} (praiseworthy) SEE: praiseworthy  ::
applause {n} /əˈplɔz/ (act of applauding)  :: applauso {m}
apple {n} /ˈæ.pəl/ (fruit)  :: mela {f}
apple {n} (wood)  :: melo {m}
apple {n} (tree) SEE: apple tree  ::
apple blossom {n} (the flower of an apple tree)  :: fiore di melo {m}
apple-corer {n} (a tool)  :: vuotamele {m}
apple of discord {n} /ˈæp(ə)l əv ˈdɪskɔɹd/ (object which sows anger and dissension)  :: mela della discordia {f}, pomo della discordia {m}
apple of love {n} (tomato)  :: pomo d'oro {m}
apple pie {n} (pie with apple filling)  :: torta di mele {f}
appleringie {n} (southernwood) SEE: southernwood  ::
apples and oranges {n} (non-comparable items)  :: mele e pere {f-p}
apple sauce {n} (nonsense) SEE: apple sauce  ::
apple sauce {n} (a food)  :: passato di mela {m}, melepassata
applesauce {n} (apple sauce) SEE: apple sauce  ::
apple tree {n} /ˈæpl̩ tɹiː/ (tree that bears apples)  :: melo {m}
applewood {n} (apple) SEE: apple  ::
appliable {adj} (compliant) SEE: compliant  ::
appliance {n} (application) SEE: application  ::
application {n} /ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən/ (the act of applying as a means)  :: applicazione
application {n} (a computer program)  :: applicazione {f}
application {n} (a verbal or written request)  :: candidatura {f}
applicative {adj} (having practical application)  :: applicativo
apply {v} (employ, apply) SEE: use  ::
apply {v} /əˈplaɪ/ (to put to use for a purpose)  :: applicare
apply oneself {v} (to put forth a concerted effort)  :: impegnarsi
appointee {n} /əˌpoɪnˈtiː/ (a person who is appointed)  :: incaricato {m}, nominato {m}, designato {m}
appointment {n} /əˈpɔɪnt.mɛnt/ (arrangement for a meeting; an engagement)  :: appuntamento {m}
apportion {v} (to apportion) SEE: distribute  ::
appositely {adv} (in an apposite manner)  :: appositamente
appreciably {adv} (in an appreciable manner)  :: sensibilmente
appreciate {v} /əˈpɹiː.ʃi.eɪt/ (to be grateful for something)  :: apprezzare, essere riconoscente
appreciate {v} (to value highly)  :: apprezzare
appreciate {v} (to be aware of)  :: capire, rendersi conto
appreciate {v} (to increase in value)  :: valorizzarsi
apprentice {n} (one not well versed in a subject) SEE: newbie  ::
apprentice {n} /əˈpɹɛntɪs/ (trainee, especially in a skilled trade)  :: apprendista {m}, bardotto {m}
apprenticeship {n} (condition of, or the time served by, an apprentice)  :: tirocinio {m}
approach {v} /əˈpɹoʊtʃ/ (to come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer)  :: [reflexive] avvicinarsi, appropinquarsi [reflexive]
approach {v} (To come near to in place, time, or character)  :: accostarsi a, avvicinarsi a
approach {n} (a manner in which a problem is solved or policy is made)  :: approccio
approaching {adj} /əˈpɹoʊtʃɪŋ/ (that approaches or approach)  :: avvicinamento
appropinquation {n} (approach) SEE: approach  ::
approportionate {v} (proportion) SEE: proportion  ::
appropriate {adj} /əˈpɹoʊ.pɹi.ɪt/ (obsolete: set apart for a particular use or person)  :: apposito
appropriate {adj} (peculiar, suitable, fit, proper)  :: apposito
appropriately {adv} (in an appropriate manner)  :: appropriatamente
approvable {adj} (able of being approved)  :: approvabile
approval {n} /əˈpɹuvəl/ (permission)  :: permesso {m}, approvazione {f}
approval {n} (acceptance)  :: approvazione {f}
approve {v} /əˈpɹuːv/ (To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically)  :: approvare
approve {v} (To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; as, to approve the decision of a court-martial)  :: approvare
approved school {n} (reformatory)  :: riformatorio {m}
approximable {adj} (able to be approximated)  :: approssimabile
approximant {n} (mathematics: approximation) SEE: approximation  ::
approximately {adv} /əˈpɹɑk.sɪ.mə (imprecise but close to in quantity or amount)  :: approssimativamente, circa
approximation {n} /əˌpɹɑksɪˈmeɪʃn/ (act of approximating)  :: approssimazione {f}
approximation {n} (imprecise solution)  :: approssimazione {f}
approximatively {adv} (in an approximative manner)  :: approssimativamente
apricot {n} /ˈeɪ.pɹɪ.kɒt/ (fruit)  :: albicocca {f}
apricot {n} (tree)  :: albicocco {m}
April {prop} /ˈeɪ.pɹəl/ (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: aprile {m}
April fool {n} (practical joke played on April Fools' Day)  :: pesce d'aprile
a priori {adj} ((logic) based on hypothesis rather than experiment.)  :: a priori, teorico, preconcetto
a priori {adv} (derived by logic)  :: a priori
apriori {adv} (a priori) SEE: a priori  ::
apriorism {n} (the idea that some knowledge of the physical world can be derived logically)  :: apriorismo
aprioristic {adj} (a priori) SEE: a priori  ::
aprioristically {adv} (in an aprioristic manner)  :: aprioristicamente
apéritif {n} /ɑːˌpɛɹɪˈtiːf/ (alcoholic drink served before a meal as an appetiser)  :: aperitivo {m}
apron {n} /ˈeɪ.pɹən/ (clothing)  :: grembiule {m}
apronful {n} (as much as an apron will hold)  :: grembiulata {f}
apropos {adj} /ˌæp.ɹəˈpoʊ/ (of an appropriate or pertinent nature)  :: a proposito
apropos {adv} (by the way)  :: a proposito
apropos of nothing {phrase} (without reference to anything)  :: nè capo nè coda, senza capo nè coda
aprosexia {n} (inability to concentrate)  :: aprosessia {f}
apse {n} /æps/  :: [1] abside {f}
apse {n} (obsolete or dialectal: aspen tree) SEE: aspen  ::
apse {n} (case in which the relics were kept) SEE: reliquary  ::
apsidole {n} (minor apse at the end of a side aisle in a church)  :: absidiola {f}
apt {adj} /æpt/ (fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate)  :: adatto, appropriato, idoneo [formal], confacente [formal]
apt {adj} (having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards)  :: tendente
Aptian {prop} (subdivision of the Early Cretaceous epoch)  :: Aptiano
aptitude {n} /ˈæptɪˌtjuːd/ (natural ability to acquire knowledge or skill)  :: attitudine {f}
aptly {adv} /ˈæ (in an apt or suitable manner)  :: giustamente, adeguatamente, appropriatamente
aptness {n} (the quality of being apt or suitable)  :: giustezza {f}
Apuglian {adj} (Apulian) SEE: Apulian  ::
Apuleius {prop} /ˌæpjuˈli.əs/ (author in the Roman Empire)  :: Apuleio {m}
Apulia {prop} (region of Italy)  :: Puglia {f}
Apulian {adj} /əˈpuːliːən/ (of or pertaining to Apulia)  :: pugliese
Apulian {n} (resident of Apulia)  :: pugliese {m} {f}
apurpose {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose  ::
aqua fortis {n} (nitric acid) SEE: nitric acid  ::
aqua regia {n} /ˈa.kʷə ˈɹeɪ.ɡi.ə/ (mixture of acids)  :: acqua regia {f}
Aquarian {n} (Aquarius) SEE: Aquarius  ::
aquariology {n} (study of the fauna and flora of aquaria)  :: acquariologia {f}
aquarium {n} (tank for keeping fish)  :: acquario {m}
aquarium {n} (public place where live fish are exhibited)  :: acquario {m}
Aquarius {prop} /əˈkwɛɹɪəs/ (constellation)  :: Acquario {m}, Aquario {m}
Aquarius {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Acquario {m}, Aquario {m}
aquatic {adj} /əˈkwɑ.tɪk/ (relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water)  :: acquatico {m}, acquatica {f}
aquatile {adj} (aquatic) SEE: aquatic  ::
aqueduct {n} /ˈæk.wəˌdʌkt/ (an artificial channel conveying water)  :: acquedotto {m}
aqueduct {n} (a structure carrying water)  :: acquedotto {m}
aquiferous {adj} (pertaining to an aquifer)  :: acquifero
aquiferous {adj} (carrying water)  :: acquifero
aquiline {adj} /ˈæk.wɪ.laɪn/ (of, pertaining to, or characteristic of eagles)  :: aquilino {m}
aquiline nose {n} (human nose with a hooked, bent shape)  :: naso adunco {m}, naso aquilino {m}, [rare] naso dantesco {m}
Aquitaine {prop} (region of France)  :: Aquitania {f}
ar {n} /ɑɹ/ (name of the letter R, r)  :: erre {f}
Arab {adj} /ˈæɹ.əb/ (of or pertaining to Arabs and their nations)  :: arabo
Arab {n} (Semitic person)  :: arabo {m}, araba {f}
Arab {n} (horse)  :: alfana {f}
arabesque {n} /ˌeɹ.əˈbesk/ (ornamental design used in Islamic Art)  :: arabesco {m}
Arabia {prop} (a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf;)  :: Arabia
Arabian camel {n} (dromedary) SEE: dromedary  ::
Arabic {adj} /ˈɛɹəbɪk/ (of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour)  :: arabo
Arabic {prop} (language)  :: arabo
Arabic {prop} (alphabet)  :: arabo
Arabic numeral {n} (any of the ten symbols from 0 through 9)  :: numero arabo {m}
Arabic script {n} (letters of the Arabic language)  :: alfabeto arabo {m}
arabinose {n} (aldopentose that occurs most often in polysaccharides)  :: arabinosio {m}
Arab Republic of Egypt {prop} (Official name of Egypt)  :: Repubblica Araba d'Egitto {f}
Arab World {prop} (Arabic speaking world)  :: mondo arabo {m}
Arachne {prop} /əˈɹækni/ ((Greek mythology) woman famous for her skill at weaving)  :: Aragne {f}
arachnid {n} /əˈɹæknɪd/ (eight-legged creature)  :: aracnide
arachnidan {n} (arachnid) SEE: arachnid  ::
arachnidism {n} /əˈɹæknɪdɪzm/ (the condition of being poisoned by a spider bite)  :: aracnidismo {m}
arachnophobia {n} /æˌɹæk.nəˈfəʊ.bɪ.ə/ (an abnormal or irrational fear of spiders)  :: aracnofobia {f}
Aragon {prop} (an autonomous community in Spain)  :: Aragona {f}
Aragonese {adj} (from Aragon)  :: aragonese
Aragonese {n} (a person)  :: aragonese
Aragonese {prop} (the language of Aragon)  :: aragonese
Aral Sea {prop} /ˈɑːɹəl siː/ (Aral sea)  :: Aral {m}, lago d'Aral {m}
Aramaean {prop} (Aramaic) SEE: Aramaic  ::
Aramaean {n} /æɹəˈmiːən/ (member of a West Semitic semi-nomadic and pastoralist people)  :: arameo {m}, aramaico {m}
Aramaean {adj} (of or pertaining to Aramaeans or Aram)  :: arameo
Aramaic {prop} /ˌæɹ.ə.ˈmei.ɪk/ (the language)  :: aramaico {m}
Aramaic {adj} (pertaining to the language, alphabet, culture or poetry)  :: aramaico
arancino {n} /ˌɑɹənˈtʃinoʊ/ (baked stuffed rice ball from Sicily)  :: arancino {m}
Aranese {prop} (dialect)  :: aranese {m}
aration {n} (ploughing) SEE: ploughing  ::
arbitrarily {adv} (in an arbitrary manner)  :: arbitrariamente
arbitrariously {adv} (arbitrarily) SEE: arbitrarily  ::
arbitrary {adj} /ˈɑɹ.bɪ.t(ʃ)ɹɛ(ə).ɹi/ (based on individual discretion or judgment)  :: arbitrario {m}, arbitraria {f}
arbitrary {adj} (determined by impulse)  :: arbitrario
arbitrary {adj} (chosen at random)  :: scelto a caso
arbor {n} (axis or shaft on a lathe)  :: mandrino {m}
arboreous {adj} (woody) SEE: woody  ::
arboreous {adj} (wooded) SEE: wooded  ::
arborescence {n} (tree structure)  :: arborescenza {f}, ramificazione {f}
arboretum {n} /ɑː(ɹ)bəˈɹiːtəm/ (place of many varieties of tree)  :: arboreto {m}
arboriferous {adj} (producing or having many trees)  :: arborifero
arborway {n} (avenue) SEE: avenue  ::
Arbëresh {prop} /ˌɑːbəˈɹɛʃ/ (form of Albanian spoken in southern Italy)  :: arbëresh {m}, arbëreshe {m}
Arbëreshë Albanian {prop} (form of Albanian spoken in southern Italy) SEE: Arbëresh  ::
arbutus {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree  ::
arc {n} /ɑɹk/ (geometry: part of a curve)  :: arco {m}
arc {n} (curve)  :: arco {m}
arc {n} (mathematics: mapping)  :: curva in forma parametrica {f}
arc {n} (directed edge) SEE: directed edge  ::
arcade {n} /ɑɹˈkeɪd/ (row of arches)  :: arcata {f}
arcade {n} (covered passage, usually with shops on both sides)  :: portico {m}, porticato {m}, sottoportico {m}
Arcadia {prop} (A district or a prefecture in the central and mid SE Peloponnese)  :: Arcadia {f}
Arcadius {prop} (male given name)  :: Arcadio
arcane {adj} /ɑɹˈkeɪn/ (understood by only a few; obscure)  :: arcano
arc-boutant {n} (flying buttress) SEE: flying buttress  ::
arc-connected {adj} (such that every doubleton is joined by an arc)  :: connesso per archi
Arc de Triomphe {prop} (the Parisian monument)  :: Arco di Trionfo {m}
arch {n} /ɑɹtʃ/ (architectural element)  :: arco {m}
-arch {suffix} (leading, leader)  :: -arca {m} {f}
Archaean {adj} (of eon from 3,800 to 2,500 million years ago)  :: archeano
archaeologian {n} (archaeologist) SEE: archaeologist  ::
archaeologic {adj} (archaeological) SEE: archaeological  ::
archaeological {adj} (relating to the science or research of archaeology)  :: archeologico
archaeologically {adv} (in an archaeological manner)  :: archeologicamente
archaeologist {n} (someone who is skilled, professes or practices archaeology)  :: archeologo {m}, archeologa {f}
archaeology {n} /ˌɑɹ.kiˈɑl.ə.dʒi/ (scientific study of past remains)  :: archeologia {f}
archaeomagnetism {n} (magnetism of the Earth in the geologic past)  :: archeomagnetismo {m}
archaic {adj} /ɑɹ.ˈkeɪ.ɪk/ (old-fashioned or antiquated)  :: arcaico
archaically {adv} (in an archaic manner)  :: arcaicamente
archaistic {adj} /ɑːkeɪˈɪstɪk/  :: arcaistico
archangel {n} /ˈɑː(ɹ)kˌeɪn.dʒəl/ (angel who leads other angels)  :: arcangelo {m}
Archangel {prop} (Arkhangelsk) SEE: Arkhangelsk  ::
archbasilica {n} (major basilica)  :: arcibasilica {f}
archbishop {n} /ɑɹtʃ.bɪʃ.əp/ (senior bishop)  :: arcivescovo {m}
archbishopdom {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric  ::
archbishophood {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric  ::
archbishopric {n} (jurisdiction of an archbishop)  :: arcivescovado {m}
archbishopship {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric  ::
archconfraternity {n} (religious confraternity that can join with and extend privileges with other similar brotherhoods)  :: arciconfraternita {f}
archdeacon {n} (administrative official in a diocese)  :: arcidiacono {m}
archdeaconry {n} (the office of an archdeacon, or the term of that office)  :: arcidiaconato {m}
archdiocese {n} /ˌɑɹtʃˈdaɪəsɪs/ (area administered by an archbishop)  :: arcidiocesi
archduchess {n} (daughter or granddaughter of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary)  :: arciduchessa {f}
archduke {n} (rank)  :: arciduca
archegonium {n} (multicellular reproductive structure in certain plants)  :: archegonio {m}
archenemy {n} (a principal enemy)  :: arcinemico {m}, arcinemica {f}
archeological {adj} (archaeological) SEE: archaeological  ::
archeologically {adv} (in a archeological manner)  :: archeologicamente
archeology {n} (archaeology) SEE: archaeology  ::
archeometry {n} (the application of the various techniques of science to archeology)  :: archeometria {f}
archeopteryx {n} /ɑːkiːˈɒptəɹɪks/ (ancient bird)  :: archeotterige {m}
archepiscopal {adj} (of or pertaining to an archbishop or an archbishopric)  :: arcivescovile
archer {n} /ˈɑɹtʃɚ/ (one who shoots an arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow)  :: arciere {m}
archery {n} /ɑɹtʃəɹiː/ (the practice)  :: tiro con l'arco {n}
archetype {n} /ˈɑɹkɪtaɪp/ (original model of which all other similar persons, objects, or concepts are merely derivative)  :: archetipo {m}
archetype {n}  :: archetipo {m}
archfiend {n} (Satan) SEE: Satan  ::
Archibald {prop} /ˈɑː(ɹ).tʃɪ.bɔːld/ (male given name)  :: Arcibaldo, Arcimboldo {m}, Archimboldo {m}, Arcimbaldo {m}
archiepiscopal {adj} (of or relating to an archbishop or an archbishopric)  :: archiepiscopale, arcivescovile
archiepiscopality {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric  ::
archiepiscopate {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric  ::
archimandrite {n} /ˌɑːkɪˈmændɹaɪt/ (The superior of a large monastery, or group of monasteries, in the Orthodox Church)  :: archimandrita {m}
Archimedean solid {n} (any of a class of semi-regular convex polyhedra composed of two or more types of regular polygon meeting in identical vertices)  :: solido archimedeo {m}
Archimedes {prop} /ˌɑːɹkɪˈmiːdiːz/ (an ancient Greek mathematician)  :: Archimede {m}
archipelago {n} /ˌɑɹkəˈpɛləˌɡoʊ/ (group of islands)  :: arcipelago {m}
architect {n} /ˈɑɹkɪtɛkt/ (designer of buildings)  :: architetto {m} {f}
architect {n} (planner)  :: ideatore
architecture {n} (art and science of designing buildings and other structures)  :: architettura {f}
architrave {n} /ˈɑɹ.kɪ.tɹeɪv/ (the lowest part of an entablature)  :: architrave
archival science {n} (the study of archiving)  :: archivistica {f}
archive {n} /ˈɑɹkaɪv/ (place for storing earlier material)  :: archivio {m}, banca dati {f}
archive {v} (to archive)  :: archiviare
archlute {n} (stringed musical instrument)  :: arciliuto {m}
archly {adv} (in an arch manner)  :: maliziosamente
archon {n} /ˈɑː(ɹ)kən/ (chief magistrate)  :: arconte {m}
archonship {n} (archontate) SEE: archontate  ::
archontate {n} (office or position of an archon)  :: arcontato {m}
archpriesthood {n}  :: arcipretura {f}
Arctic {adj} /ˈɑɹ(k)tɪk/ (Pertaining to the northern polar region of the planet)  :: artico
Arctic {prop} (a region of the Earth)  :: Artide {m}
Arctic Circle {prop} (one of the five major circles of latitude)  :: Circolo Polare Artico {m}
arctic hare {n} (Lepus arcticus)  :: lepre artica {f}
Arctic Ocean {prop} (the smallest of the five oceans of the Earth, on and around the North Pole)  :: Oceano Artico {m}
arcuate fasciculus {n} /ˈɑːkjuːət fəˈsɪkjʊləs/ (bundle of axons forming part of the superior longitudinal fasciculus)  :: fascicolo arcuato {m}
arduity {n} /ɑːˈdjuːɪti/ (state or quality of being arduous)  :: arduità {f}
arduous {adj} /ˈɑːɹd͡ʒuəs/ (needing or using up much energy)  :: arduo {m}, ardua {f}
arduous {adj} (hard to climb)  :: arduo {m}, ardua {f}
arduousness {n} (state of being arduous) SEE: arduity  ::
are {v} (be) SEE: be  ::
are {n} /ɛəɹ/ (unit of area)  :: ara {f}
area {n} /ˈæɹ.i.ə/ (particular geographic region)  :: area {f}
area {n} (any particular extent)  :: area
area {n}  :: area {f}
areal {adj} (areal)  :: areale
areflexia {n} (lack of neuromuscular reflexes)  :: areflessia {f}
arena {n} /əˈɹiːnə/ (an enclosed area, often outdoor)  :: arena {f}
arena {n} (the sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre)  :: arena {f}
arena {n} (a realm in which important events unfold)  :: teatro {m}
areography {n} (study of Mars' geographical features)  :: areografia {f}
areometer {n} (device used to measure specific gravity)  :: areometro {m}
areometry {n} (measurement of the specific gravity of liquids)  :: areometria {f}
Areopagus {n} (supreme council in Athens)  :: areopago {m}
Ares {prop} /ˈeəɹiːz/ (the god of war, son of Zeus and Hera)  :: Ares
Arethusa {prop} /ˌæɹɨˈθjuːzə/ (nereid nymph who became a fountain)  :: Aretusa {f}
aretological {adj}  :: aretologico
are you allergic to any medications {phrase} (are you allergic to any medications?)  :: sei allergico a qualche medicinale?
are you married {phrase} (are you married?)  :: sei sposato? or sei coniugato? [to a man], sei sposata? or sei coniugata? [to a woman]
are your ears burning {phrase} (asked of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion)  :: ti hanno fischiato le orecchie?
are you religious {phrase} (are you religious?)  :: sei religioso? {m}
are you single {phrase} (are you single?)  :: sei single?, sei celibe? [to a male], sei nubile? [to a female]
are you taking any medications {phrase} (are you taking any medications?)  :: stai prendendo qualche medicinale?
Arezzo {prop} /əˈɹɛtsəʊ/ (province of Tuscany)  :: Arezzo {f}
Arezzo {prop} (capital city of Arezzo)  :: Arezzo {f}
argali {n} (Ovis ammon)  :: argalì {m}
argent {n} /ˈɑɹdʒənt/ (silver or metal tincture)  :: argento {m}
argent {adj} (of white or silver tincture on a coat of arms)  :: argento
Argentina {prop} /ˌɑɹ.dʒənˈti.nə/ (Argentine Republic)  :: Argentina
argentine {n} /ˈɑː(ɹ).dʒənˌtiːn/ (fish of the genus Argentina)  :: argentina {f}
argentine {n} (Argentina sphyraena)  :: argentina {f}
Argentine {prop} (Argentina) SEE: Argentina  ::
Argentine {adj} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian  ::
Argentine {n} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian  ::
Argentinean {adj} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian  ::
Argentinean {n} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian  ::
Argentinian {adj} /ɑɹˌdʒɨnˈtɪni.ən/ (pertaining to Argentina)  :: argentino {m}, argentina {f}
argentite {n} (silver sulfide)  :: argentite {f}, argirite {f}
argileh {n} (hookah) SEE: hookah  ::
arginase {n} (an enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of arginine)  :: arginasi {m}
arginine {n} /ˈɑɹɡɪniːn/ (an amino acid)  :: arginina
argon {n} (a chemical element)  :: argon {m}, argo {m}
Argonaut {prop} (A member of the Argo who searched for the Golden Fleece)  :: argonauta {m}
arguable {adj} /ˈɑɹɡjuəbl/ (open to argument)  :: disputàbile, opinabile
argue {v} /ˈɑɹ.ɡju/ (intransitive: to debate, disagree, or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints)  :: discutere, dibattere
argue {v} (to have an argument, a quarrel)  :: litigare, discutere
argue {v} (transitive: present a viewpoint)  :: argomentare
arguer {n} (one who argues)  :: argomentatore {m}, argomentatrice {f}
arguing {n} (argument) SEE: argument  ::
argument {n} /ˈɑːɡjʊmənt/ (fact or statement used to support a proposition; a reason)  :: argomento {m}
argument {n} (verbal dispute; a quarrel)  :: discussione {f}
argument {n} (process of reasoning)  :: argomentazione {f}
argument {n} (variable that is being passed to a function)  :: argomento
aria {n} /ˈɑː.ɹɪə/ (type of musical piece)  :: aria {f}
Ariadne {prop} /ˌæ.ɹiˈæ (daughter of King Minos)  :: Arianna
Arian {n} (someone whose star sign is in Aries) SEE: Aries  ::
Arian {n} /ˈɛəɹi.ən/ (a kind of Christian who holds Arian ideas)  :: [used of both Arians and Aryans] ariano
Arian {adj} (pertaining to Arianism)  :: ariano (used both for Aryan and Arian)
Arianism {n} /ˈɛəɹɪənɪzəm/ (nontrinitarian Christian teaching)  :: arianesimo {m}
arid {adj} /ˈæ.ɹɪd/ (very dry)  :: arido
Ariel {prop} (name)  :: Ariele {m}
Ariel {prop} (moon of Uranus)  :: Ariele {m}
Aries {prop} /ˈɛɹiz/ (constellation)  :: Ariete {m}
Aries {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Ariete {m}
arigato {interj} /ˌɑɹiˈɡɑtoʊ/ (“thank you”, used in the context of, or to evoke, Japanese culture)  :: arigatò, arigató
aril {n} (meat surrounding seed)  :: arillo {m}
arillus {n} (aril) SEE: aril  ::
Ariostan {adj} (characteristic of Ludovico Ariosto)  :: ariostesco
arise {v} /əˈɹaɪz/ (get up, stand up)  :: sorgere
arise {v} (start to exist, originate)  :: sorgere, apparire, nascere
arista {n} (one of the fibrils found on grains or fishes)  :: arista {f}
Aristarch {n} /ˈæɹɪstɑːk/ (severe critic)  :: aristarco
Aristides {prop} (male name)  :: Aristide {m}
aristocracy {n} /ˌæ.ɹɪˈstɒk.ɹə.si/ (the nobility or the hereditary ruling class)  :: aristocrazia {f}
aristocracy {n} (government by such a class)  :: aristocrazia {f}
aristocratically {adv} (in an aristocratic manner)  :: aristocraticamente
Aristophanean {adj}  :: aristofaneo, aristofanio
Aristophanic {adj} (Aristophanean) SEE: Aristophanean  ::
Aristotelianism {prop} (philosophical system)  :: aristotelismo
Aristotle {prop} (ancient Greek philosopher)  :: Aristotele {m}
aristotype {n} (crystallographic structure)  :: aristotipo {m}
aristotype {n} (printing process)  :: aristotipo {m}
arithmancy {n} (divination using numbers that are the equivalent of letters of a name)  :: aritmomanzia {f}
arithmetic {n} /əˈɹɪθmətɪk/ (mathematics of numbers, etc.)  :: aritmetica {f}
arithmetic {adj} (arithmetical)  :: aritmetico {m}, aritmetica {f}
arithmetical {adj} (arithmetic) SEE: arithmetic  ::
arithmetically {adv} (In an arithmetical manner)  :: aritmeticamente
arithmetic mean {n} (measure of central tendency)  :: media aritmetica {f}
arithmetic progression {n} (sequence)  :: progressione aritmetica {f}
arithmomania {n} (disorder)  :: aritmomania {f}
arithmosophia {n} (form of numerology that equates letters of the alphabet with numbers)  :: aritmosofia {f}
Arius {prop} /ˈɛəɹi.əs/ (Greek name)  :: Ario
ark {n} /ɑɹk/ (Noah's ship)  :: arca {f}
Arkhangelsk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Arcangelo
Ark of the Covenant {prop} (the sacred container, a gold-plated wooden chest)  :: Arca dell'Alleanza {f}
arm {n} /ɑɹm/ (upper appendage from shoulder to wrist)  :: braccio {m}
arm {n} (part of object)  :: braccio {m}, asta degli occhiali
arm {n} (bay or inlet)  :: ramo {m}, braccio d'acqua {m}
arm {n} (part of a chromosome)  :: braccio
arm {n} (weapon)  :: arma {f}
arm {n} (heraldic bearings)  :: armi {f-p}
arm {v} (to supply with armour or weapons)  :: armare
arm {v} (to prepare for action)  :: armare
arm {n} (baseball: pitcher) SEE: pitcher  ::
armadillo {n} /ɑɹməˈdɪloʊ/ (burrowing mammal covered with bony, jointed, protective plates)  :: armadillo {m}
Armageddon {prop} (site of a prophesied final battle between the forces of good and evil)  :: Armaghedòn {m}
arm and a leg {n} (an exorbitant amount)  :: occhio della testa
armchair {n} /ˌɑː(ɹ)mˈtʃeə(ɹ)/ (a chair with supports for the arms or elbows)  :: poltrona {f}
armed {adj} /ɑɹmd/ (equipped, especially with a weapon)  :: armato
armed forces {n} (the military forces of a nation)  :: forze armate {f-p}
Armenia {prop} /ɑɹˈə/ (ancient kingdom and country in West Asia)  :: Armenia {f}
Armenian {adj} /ɑːɹˈmiːni.ən/ (of, from, or pertaining to Armenia, Armenians, the language or alphabet)  :: armeno
Armenian {n} (person)  :: armeno {m}, armena {f}
Armenian {prop} (language)  :: armeno {m}
Armenian SSR {prop} (Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, see also: Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic)  :: RSS Armena
armhole {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit  ::
armigerous {adj} /ɑɹˈmɪ.dʒɚ.əs/ (Entitled to bear a coat of arms)  :: blasonato
armillaria {n} (honey fungus) SEE: honey fungus  ::
armillary sphere {n} (instrument consisting of graduated metal circles)  :: sfera armillare {f}
armilustrum {n}  :: armilustro {m}
arm in arm {adv} (arms linked)  :: sottobraccio {m}
Arminianism {n} (a school of thought within Protestantism founded by Jacobus Arminius)  :: arminianesimo {m}
Arminius {prop} (Germanic chieftain)  :: Arminio
armipotent {adj} (powerful in battle)  :: armipotente
armistice {n} (formal agreement to end fighting)  :: armistizio {m}
armor {n} (tank) SEE: tank  ::
armor {n} /ˈɑːɹ.mɚ/ (protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces)  :: armatura {f}
armor {n} (natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body)  :: corazza
armored personnel carrier {n} (armored vehicle for carrying infantry soldiers in combat)  :: carro armato {m}
armorial {n} (book on heraldry or arms)  :: armoriale {m}, armerista {m}
armory {n} (armory) SEE: armoury  ::
armour {n} (tank) SEE: tank  ::
armour {n} /ˈɑːɹ.mɚ/ (protective layer over a body, vehicle etc.)  :: armatura {f}
armour {n} (natural protection on an animal's body)  :: corazza
armoured train {n} (railway train protected with armour)  :: treno blindato, treno corazzato
armoury {n} (Heraldry)  :: arme {f}
armoury {n} (place where arms are kept, an arsenal)  :: armeria {f}, galleria d'armi {f}
armpit {n} /ˈɑɹmˌpɪt/ (cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder)  :: ascella {f}
armpit {n} (somewhere or something foul)  :: postaccio {m}
armrest {n} (part of a seat)  :: bracciolo
arms race {n} (a competition for military supremacy)  :: corsa agli armamenti {f}, corsa al riarmo {f}
arm up {v} (arm) SEE: arm  ::
arm-wrestle {v} (to compete in an arm-wrestle)  :: fare a braccio di ferro
arm-wrestle {v} (arm wrestling) SEE: arm wrestling  ::
arm wrestling {n} /ˈɑɹm ˌɹɛs.lɪŋ/ (a sport)  :: braccio di ferro {m}
army {n} /ˈɑː.miː/ (military force concerned mainly with ground operations)  :: esercito {m}
arnica {n} (plants of genus Arnica)  :: arnica {f}
Arno {prop} (river in Tuscany)  :: Arno {m}
Arnold {prop} (male given name)  :: Arnaldo
arolium {n} (a median lobe into which the pretarsus expands, in an insect's leg)  :: arolio {m}
arolla {n} (stone pine) SEE: stone pine  ::
Arolla pine {n} (Pinus cembra) SEE: Swiss pine  ::
Aromanian {prop} /æɹəʊˈmeɪnɪən/ (language)  :: arumeno {m}, aromuno {m}
aromatherapeutic {adj} (of or pertaining to aromatherapy)  :: aromaterapico
aromatic {adj} /æ.ɹəˈmæt.ɪk/ (fragrant or spicy)  :: aromatico {m}
aromatic {adj} (in organic chemistry)  :: aromatico, benzenico {m}
aromatic {n} (fragrant plant or spice added to flavour a dish)  :: pianta aromatica, gusti {m-p}
around {prep} /əˈɹæwnd/ (defining a circle or closed curve containing)  :: attorno
around {prep} (following a path)  :: intorno
around {prep} (near)  :: vicino, intorno a, verso
around {prep} (at various places in)  :: in giro per
around {adj}  :: attorno
around {adv} (generally) SEE: generally  ::
arouse {v} /əˈɹaʊz/ (to stimulate feelings)  :: eccitare, provocare
arouse {v} (to sexually stimulate)  :: eccitare, arrapare
arouse {v} (to awaken)  :: risvegliare, svegliare
arpeggio {n} /ɑɹˈpɛ.dʒi.oʊ/ (notes of a chord played individually)  :: arpeggio {m}
arpent {n} (a unit of area, having various official measures)  :: arpento {m}
arquebus {n} (firearm) SEE: harquebus  ::
arquebusier {n} (soldier armed with an arquebus)  :: archibugiere
arrange {v} /əˈɹeɪndʒ/ (to set up, organise)  :: disporre
arrangement {n} /əˈɹeɪnd͡ʒmənt/ (act of arranging)  :: arrangiamento {m}, sistemazione {f}
arrangement {n} (manner of being arranged)  :: incontro {m}
arrangement {n} (collection of things that have been arranged)  :: composizione
arrangement {n} (plural: preparations for some undertaking)  :: preparativi
arrangement {n} (agreement)  :: accomodamento {m}, accordo {m}, compromesso {m}
arrangement {n} (music: adaptation of a piece of music)  :: arrangiamento
arrant {adj} (errant) SEE: errant  ::
array {n} /əˈɹeɪ/ (clothing/ornamentation)  :: abbigliamento {m}, agghindamento {m}
array {n} (collection laid out)  :: schieramento {m}, combinato {m}
array {n} (large collection)  :: gamma, sfilza {f}, serie {f}, assortimento {m}
arrear {n} /əˈɹɪə/ (work to be done)  :: arretrato
arrest {v} /əˈɹɛst/ (to take into legal custody)  :: arrestare
arrest {v}  :: arrestare
arrest warrant {n} (a document authorizing an arrest)  :: mandato di arresto {m}
Arretine {adj} /ˈæɹɪtaɪn/ (of, from or pertaining to Arezzo, Italy)  :: aretino
arrhinia {n} (congenital absence of the nose)  :: arinia {f}
arrhizotonic {adj} (stem-stressed)  :: arizotonico
arrhythmia {n} /eɪˈɹɪðmɪə/ (irregular heartbeat)  :: aritmia {f}
arrhythmically {adv} (in an arrhythmic manner)  :: aritmicamente
arrival {n} /əˈɹaɪ.vəl/ (act of arriving or something that has arrived)  :: arrivo {m}
arrive {v} /əˈɹaɪv/ (to reach)  :: arrivare
arrive {v} (to get to a certain place)  :: arrivare
arriviste {n} (upstart) SEE: upstart  ::
arrivistic {adj}  :: arrivistico
arrogance {n} /ˈæɹ.ɵ.ɡəns/ (act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner)  :: arroganza {f}
arrogant {adj} /ˈæɹəɡənt/ (having excessive pride)  :: arrogante
arrogantly {adv} (in an arrogant manner)  :: arrogantemente
arrondissement {n} (an administrative division)  :: arrondissement {m}
arrow {n} /ˈæɹ.oʊ/ (projectile)  :: freccia {f}
arrow {n} (symbol)  :: freccia
arrow {n} (in graph theory) SEE: directed edge  ::
arrowroot {n} (large perennial herb)  :: maranta arundinacea {f}
arrowroot {n} (starchy substance)  :: amido di maranta arundinacea
arrowslit {n}  :: arciera {f}
arse {n} (arse) SEE: ass  ::
arsehole {n} (inconsiderate or mean-spirited person)  :: stronzo, coglione
arsenate {n} (salt or ester of arsenic acid)  :: arseniato {m}
arsenic {n} /ˈɑɹsənɪk/ (chemical element)  :: arsenico {m}
arsenic acid {n} (H3AsO4)  :: acido arsenico {m}
arsenious {adj} (of, or containing arsenic with a valence of 3)  :: arsenioso
arsenious acid {n}  :: acido arsenioso {m}
arsenite {n} (oxyanion of trivalent arsenic)  :: arsenato
arsenochromate {n}  :: arsenocromato {m}
arsine {n} (AsH3)  :: arsina {f}
arsine {n} (derivative of AsH3)  :: -arsina
arson {n} /ˈɑɹsən/ (crime of setting a fire)  :: incendio doloso
arsonist {n} (one who has committed the act of arson, or illegally setting fire to property)  :: piromane, incendiario
arsonphobia {n} (pyrophobia) SEE: pyrophobia  ::
arsonry {n} (arson) SEE: arson  ::
art {n} /ɑɹt/ (human effort)  :: arte {f}
art {n} (conscious production or arrangement)  :: arte {f}
art {n} (skillful creative activity)  :: arte {f}
art {n} (study)  :: arte {f}
art {n} (aesthetic value)  :: arte {f}
art {n} (artwork)  :: arte {f}, produzione artistica {f}
art {n} (field or category of art)  :: disciplina umanistica {f}
art {n} (nonscientific branch of learning)  :: disciplina umanistica {f}
art {n} (skill)  :: arte {f}
art dealer {n} (someone who buys and sells works of art)  :: commerciante d'arte, gallerista {m} {f}
artefact {n} (artefact) SEE: artifact  ::
artefactually {adv} (with reference to artefacts)  :: artificiosamente
Artemis {prop} /ˈɑɹtəmɪs/ (Greek goddess)  :: Artemide {f}
Arte Povera {prop} /ˌɑɹteɪ ˈpoʊvəɹə/ (Italian modern art movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s)  :: arte povera {f}
arterial {adj} (relating to an artery)  :: arteriale
arteriology {n} (branch of angiology)  :: arteriologia {f}
arteriosclerosis {n} /ˌɑɹˌtiɹioʊsklɚˈoʊsəs/ (hardening, narrowing or loss of elasticity in arteries or blood vessel)  :: arteriosclerosi {f}
arteriosclerotic {adj} (pertaining to arteriosclerosis)  :: arteriosclerotico
artery {n} /ˈɑɹ.təɹɪ/ (blood vessel from the heart)  :: arteria {f}
artful {adj} /ˈɑːɹt.fʊl/ (performed with art or skill)  :: abile
artful {adj} (artificial, imitative)  :: artificioso
artful {adj} (dexterous, skillful)  :: abile
artful {adj} (cunning, crafty)  :: astuto
art historian {n} (an expert in art history)  :: storico dell'arte {m}, storica dell'arte {f}
arthralgia {n} /ɑɹˈθɹæl.dʒi.ə/ (pain in a joint)  :: artralgia {f}
arthritic {adj} /ɑː(ɹ)θˈɹɪtɪk/ (affected by arthritis)  :: artritico
arthritis {n} /ɑː(ɹ)θˈɹaɪtɪs/ (inflammation of a joint)  :: artrite
arthro- {prefix} (biology: referring to a joint or meaning articulation)  :: artro-
arthrocentesis {n}  :: artrocentesi {f}
arthrology {n} (branch of anatomy dealing with the joints)  :: artrologia {f}
arthropod {n} (animal of Arthropoda)  :: artropodo {m}
arthrotomy {n} (the surgical incision of a joint)  :: artrotomia {f}
Arthur {prop} /ˈɑɹθɚ/ (male given name)  :: Arturo
artichoke {n} /ˈɑɹ.tɪˌtʃəʊk/ (vegetable)  :: carciofo {m}
artichoke bottom {n} (edible fleshy receptacle at the bottom of an artichoke flower)  :: fondo di carciofo, girello di carciofo
article {n} /ˈɑɹtəkl̩/ (story, report, or opinion piece)  :: articolo {m}, voce {f}
article {n} (member of a group or class)  :: articolo {m}
article {n}  :: articolo {m}
article {n} (part of speech that specifies a noun)  :: articolo {m}
article {n} (section of a legal document)  :: articolo {m}, comma {m}
article {n} (object) SEE: object  ::
articular {adj} (of, at, or relating to the joints of the body)  :: articolare
articulate {adj} /ɑːɹˈtɪk.jə.lət/ (clear, effective)  :: chiaro
articulate {adj} (speaking in a clear or effective manner)  :: eloquente
articulated bus {n} (articulated bus)  :: autobus articolato
articulated lorry {n} (truck and trailer)  :: autoarticolato {m}
articulately {adv} (in an articulate manner)  :: articolatamente
articulation {n} /ɑɹˌtɪk.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/ (joint or collection of joints)  :: articolazione {f}
articulatory {adj} (of or pertaining to articulation; phonological)  :: articolatorio
artifact {n} /ˈɑɹɾɪfækt]/ (man-made object)  :: artefatto {m}
artificer {n} (savant) SEE: savant  ::
artificer {n} (trickster) SEE: trickster  ::
artificer {n} (inventor) SEE: inventor  ::
artificer {n} (artisan) SEE: artisan  ::
artificial {adj} /ɑː(ɹ)təˈfɪʃəl/ (man-made)  :: artificiale, artefatto {m}
artificial {adj} (false, misleading)  :: artificioso, falso, artefatto {m}
artificial {adj} (unnatural)  :: innaturale
artificial insemination {n} (introduction of semen)  :: fecondazione artificiale {f}
artificial intelligence {n} (intelligence exhibited by an artificial entity)  :: intelligenza artificiale
artificial intelligence {n} (branch of computer science)  :: intelligenza artificiale
artificial intelligence {n} (quality of a machine)  :: intelligenza artificiale
artificialist {n} (proponent of artificialism)  :: artificialista {m-f}
artificially {adv} (in an artificial manner)  :: artificialmente
artificial selection {n} (intervention by humans in the breeding of plants or animals)  :: selezione artificiale {f}
artificial sweetener {n} (sugar substitute) SEE: sugar substitute  ::
artillery {n} /ɑɹˈtɪləɹi/ (weapon)  :: artiglieria {f}
artillery {n} (army unit)  :: artiglieria {f}
Artinian {adj} (of a ring)  :: artiniano
Artinskian {prop}  :: Artinskiano
artiodactyl {n} /ɑː(ɹ).tiː.əʊˈdæk.tɪl/ (any ungulate mammal with an even number of toes)  :: artiodattilo {m}
artisan {n} /ˈɑɹtɪzən/ (skilled manual worker)  :: artigiano {m}
artist {n} /ˈɑɹ.ɾɪst/ (person who creates art)  :: artista {m} {f}
artist {n} (person who creates art as an occupation)  :: artista {m} {f}
artist {n} (skilled person)  :: artista {m} {f}
artistic {adv} (having creative skill)  :: artistico {m}
artistic {adv} (relating to art or artists)  :: artistico {m}
artistic {adv} (aesthetically pleasing)  :: artistico {m}
artistical {adj} (artistic) SEE: artistic  ::
artistically {adv} (In an artistic manner)  :: artisticamente
artistry {n} (significant artistic skill)  :: artisticità {f}
artlessly {adv} (in an artless manner)  :: ingenuamente
artmaker {n} (artist) SEE: artist  ::
artophorion {n}  :: artoforio {m}
arts and crafts {n} (handicrafts)  :: artigianati {m}
artwise {adv} (artistically) SEE: artistically  ::
Aruba {prop} /ˈæ.ɹuː.bə/ (territory in the Caribbean)  :: Aruba
arugula {n} /əˈɹuɡələ/ (herb)  :: rucola {f}, ruchetta {f}
Aruküla {prop} (small borough in Estonia)  :: Aruküla
Arvanitic {prop} (form of Albanian spoken in Greece) SEE: Arvanitika  ::
Arvanitika {prop} /ˌɑːvəˈnɪtɪkə/ (form of Albanian spoken in Greece)  :: arvanitico {m}
Arvanitika Albanian {prop} (form of Albanian spoken in Greece) SEE: Arvanitika  ::
Aryan {n} /ˈɛəɹi.ən/ (in Nazism: a member of an alleged master race comprised of non-Jewish Caucasians)  :: ariano {m}
Aryan {n} (used primarily by neo-Nazis: a white)  :: ariano {m}
Aryan {n} (rare: a Proto-Indo-European)  :: ario {m}
Aryan {n} (obsolete: in 19th century ethnography, a subdivision of the Caucasian race)  :: ario {m}
Aryan {adj} (pertaining to the (alleged) Aryan master race)  :: ariano
Aryan {adj} (used primarily by neo-Nazis: pertaining to the Caucasian race)  :: ariano
Aryan {adj} (of or pertaining to Indo-European or Aryan peoples, culture, and languages)  :: ariano
aryballos {n} (small flask used, in Ancient Greece, to contain perfume or oil)  :: ariballo {m}
aryl {n} (univalent organic radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon)  :: arile {m}
as {adv} /æz/ (to such an extent or degree)  :: tanto
as {conj} (in the same way that)  :: come
as {conj} (at the same instant that)  :: quando
as {conj} (at the same time that)  :: mentre
as {conj} (varying through time to the same proportion that)  :: a mano a mano che, man mano che
as {conj} (considering that, because)  :: siccome
as {conj}  :: come, quanto ; X as Y - X come Y, tanto X comme Y
as {prep} (Introducing a basis of comparison)  :: quanto, come
as {prep} (In the role of)  :: come, da
as {conj} (relative conjunction) SEE: that  ::
as {conj} (expressing concession) SEE: though  ::
as {conj} (than) SEE: than  ::
as {conj} (as if) SEE: as if  ::
as {adv} (for example) SEE: for example  ::
as a matter of fact {prep} (actually)  :: difatti, in realtà
as a rule {adv} (in general; most often)  :: di regola
asbestos {n} /æs.ˈbɛs.tɒs/ (any of several fibrous mineral forms of magnesium silicate)  :: asbesto {m}, amianto {m}
Ascanius {prop} /æˈskeɪni.əs/ (the son of the Trojan hero Aeneas)  :: Ascanio
ascend {v} (to fly, to soar)  :: salire
ascendancy {n} (supremacy; superiority; dominant control)  :: influsso {m}
ascension {n} (the act of ascending)  :: ascensione {f}
Ascension {prop} (holiday celebrating Ascension of Jesus) SEE: Ascension Day  ::
Ascension {prop} (Jesus' rise to heaven)  :: Ascensione {f}
Ascension Day {prop} (the fortieth day of Easter)  :: Ascensione {f}
ascent {n} /əˈsɛnt/ (act of ascending; motion upwards)  :: salita {f}, ascesa {f}
ascertain {v} /æsɚˈteɪn/ (find out; discover or establish)  :: accertare, appurare, stabilire, constatare, riscontrare
ascetically {adv} (in an ascetic manner)  :: asceticamente
Asclepius {prop} /əˈskliːpi.əs/ (Greek god of medicine and healing)  :: Asclepio
ascocarp {n} (the sporocarp of an ascomycete)  :: ascocarpo {m}
Ascoli Piceno {prop}  :: Ascoli Piceno
ascomycete {n} (fungus of the phylum Ascomycota)  :: ascomicete {m}
ascorbate {n} (salt or ester of ascorbic acid)  :: ascorbato {m}
ascorbic acid {n} (the white crystalline organic compound, C6H8O6)  :: acido ascorbico {m}
ascorbyl {n}  :: ascorbile {m}
ascospore {n} (a sexually produced spore from the ascus of an Ascomycetes fungus)  :: ascospora {f}
ascribe {v} /əˈskɹaɪb/ (attribute a cause or characteristic)  :: ascrivere
ascribe {v} (attribute a book, etc)  :: attribuire
ASEAN {prop} (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)  :: ASEAN, Associazione delle Nazioni del Sud-est asiatico
asepticize {v} (sterilize) SEE: sterilize  ::
asexual {adj} /eɪˈsɛkʃuəl/ (without sexual action)  :: asessuale, asessuato
asexual {adj} (having no distinct sex)  :: asessuale, asessuato
asexuality {n} (state of not experiencing sexual attraction)  :: asessualità {f}
asexuality {n}  :: asessualità {f}
asexually {adv} (in an asexual manner; without having sex)  :: asessualmente
as far as {adv} (in the scope of)  :: per quanto
as far as one knows {adv} (to the best of my knowledge)  :: per quanto si sa
as follows {adv} (in the manner described hereafter)  :: così, come di seguito, come segue
ash {n} /ˈæʃ/ (solid remains of a fire)  :: cenere {f}
ash {n} (tree) SEE: ash tree  ::
A-sharp major {n}  :: la diesis maggiore
Ashkelon {prop} (city in Israel)  :: Ascalona {f}
Ashkenazi {adj} /ˌaʃkəˈnazi]/ (of, or relating to Jews from Germany or Eastern Europe)  :: ashkenazita, askenazita
Ashkenazi {n} (Jew from Germany or Eastern Europe)  :: ashkenazita {m} {f}, askenazita {m} {f}
ashlar {n} /ˈæʃlə/ (masonry making use of such blocks)  :: pietra da taglio, pietra squadrata, concio {m}
ashore {adv} /əˈʃɔɹ/ (on the land)  :: a riva
ashore {adv} (towards the shore)  :: verso riva
ashtray {n} /ˈæʃtɹeɪ/ (receptacle for ashes)  :: portacenere {m}, posacenere
ash tree {n} (Fraxinus tree)  :: frassino {m}
Ash Wednesday {n} (a Christian day of penitence)  :: Mercoledì delle Ceneri {m}, Ceneri {f-p}
Asia {prop} /ˈeɪʒə/ (the continent of Asia)  :: Asia {f}
asialism {n} (decrease of salivary secretion)  :: ascialia {f}
Asian {n} /ˈeɪʒən/ (person from Asia)  :: asiatico {m}, asiatica {f}
Asian {n} (person from or descended from people from the Indian sub-continent)  :: asiatico {m}, asiatica {f}
Asian {adj} (of, relating to or from Asia)  :: asiatico {m}, asiatica {f}
Asian Games {prop} (sport event)  :: Giochi Asiatici {m-p}
Asiatic golden cat {n} (cat)  :: gatto dorato asiatico {m}
aside {adv} /əˈsaɪd/ (to or on one side)  :: a parte
as if {conj} (in mimicry of)  :: come se
as if {interj} (interjection)  :: come no, già già
asinine {adj} /ˈæs.ɪ.naɪn/ (of or relating to a donkey)  :: asinino {m}
asininity {n} (asinine remark, etc.)  :: asineria {f}, ciucata {f}
as is {adj} /æzˈɪz/ ((of an object) in its present state or condition)  :: tale quale
ask {v} /ˈæsk/ (request an answer)  :: chiedere, domandare, interrogare
ask {v} (make a request)  :: chiedere, domandare
askance {adv} /əˈskæns/ (of look: with disapproval)  :: storto
askance {adv} (sideways, obliquely)  :: obliquamente
askari {n} (member of local African military or police)  :: ascaro {m}
askew {adj} /əˈskjuː/ (turned or twisted to one side)  :: obliquo
ask for {v} (request)  :: chiedere
askoliasmos {n}  :: ascoliasmo {m}
aslake {v} (mitigate) SEE: mitigate  ::
asleep {adj} (in a state of sleep)  :: addormentato {m}
asleep {adj} (inattentive)  :: addormentato {m}
as long as {conj} (while)  :: mentre
asocial {adj} (antisocial) SEE: antisocial  ::
asocial {adj} /eɪˈsəʊʃ(ə)l/ (not social or sociable)  :: asociale
as opposed to {prep} (in contrast to)  :: invece di
asp {n} (aspen) SEE: aspen  ::
asp {n} (Vipera aspis)  :: aspide {m}
asparagus {n} /əˈspɛɹ.ə.ɡəs/ (asparagus plant)  :: asparago {m}
asparagus {n} (asparagus shoots (food))  :: asparago {m}
aspartame {n} /əˈspɑːteɪm/ (the artificial sweetener)  :: aspartame
aspartic {adj} (of or pertaining to aspartic acid)  :: aspartico
aspatial {adj} (not spatial)  :: aspaziale
aspect {n} /ˈæspɛkt/ (the way something appears)  :: aspetto {m}
aspect ratio {n}  :: allungamento {m}
aspectual {adj} (of or pertaining to grammatical aspect)  :: aspettuale
aspen {n} (tree of genus Populus sect. Populus)  :: pioppo {m}
aspergillus {n} (any of many molds, of the genus Aspergillus, many of which are pathogenic)  :: aspergillo {m}
asperity {n} (something that is harsh and hard to endure)  :: asperità
aspermatism {n}  :: aspermatismo {m}
aspermia {n} (a form of infertility)  :: aspermia {f}
asperse {v} (scatter) SEE: scatter  ::
asperse {v} (sprinkle) SEE: sprinkle  ::
as per usual {adv} (as usual) SEE: as usual  ::
asphalt {n} /ˈæsfɔlt/ (sticky, black and highly viscous liquid)  :: asfalto {m}, bitume {m}
asphalt {v} (to pave with asphalt)  :: asfaltare
asphodel {n} /ˈæsfədɛl/ (plant of the genus Asphodelus)  :: asfodelo {m}
asphyxiate {v} (to smother or suffocate someone)  :: asfissiare
aspic {n} /ˈæspɪk/ (dish)  :: aspic {m}
aspirant {n} /ˈæspəɹənt/ (someone who aspires to high office, etc.)  :: aspirante {m-f}
aspirate {v} /ˈæs.pə.ɹeɪt/ (to remove a liquid or gas by suction)  :: pompare, aspirare
aspirate {adj} (aspirated) SEE: aspirated  ::
aspirated {adj} (pronounced with an audible breath)  :: aspirato
aspirated h {n} /ˈæspəɹeɪtəd eɪtʃ/ (in the French language usage of the letter h at the start of a word which does not allow liaison with a preceding consonant)  :: h aspirata {f}
aspirator {n} (pump which draws gas through a liquid)  :: aspiratore {m}
aspire {v} /əˈspaɪɚ/ (to hope or dream)  :: aspirare
aspirin {n} /ˈæspɹɪn/ (analgesic drug)  :: aspirina {f}
asplenia {n} (absence of normal spleen function)  :: iposplenismo, asplenia, alienia {f}
aspontaneity {n}  :: aspontaneità {f}
as regards {prep} (regarding)  :: per quanto riguarda
ass {n} /æs/ (animal, see also: donkey)  :: asino {m}, ciuco {m}, somaro {m}, buricco {m}
ass {n} (stupid person)  :: asino, idiota {m}, scemo {m}
ass {n} (buttocks)  :: culo {m}
ass {n} (vulgar slang:sex)  :: culo {f}
assail {v} (to attack violently)  :: assalire
assailant {n} /əˈseɪlənt/ (an attacker; someone who attacks another violently, or criminally)  :: assalitore {m}, aggressore {m}
assassin {v} (assassinate) SEE: assassinate  ::
assassin {n} /əˈsæsɪn/ (member of the historical Ismaili Muslim militant group)  :: assassino {m}
assassin {n} (one who, motivated by political reasons, intentionally kills a particular person)  :: assassino {m}, assassina {f}
assassin {n} (any ruthless killer)  :: assassino {m}, assassina {f}
assassinate {v} /əˈsasɪneɪt/ (to murder by sudden or obscure attack)  :: assassinare
assassinate {n} (assassination) SEE: assassination  ::
assassinate {n} (assassin) SEE: assassin  ::
assassination {n} /əˌsæs.ɪ.ˈneɪ.ʃən/ (murder for political reasons or personal gain)  :: assassinio
assassinatrix {n} /əˈsæsɪˌneɪtɹɪks/ (female assassin)  :: assassinatrice
assault {n} /əˈsɔːlt/ (a violent onset or attack)  :: assalto, attacco, aggressione
assault {v} (to attack, threaten or harass)  :: attaccare, aggredire, assalire, molestare
assault rifle {n} (a rifle)  :: fucile d'assalto {m}
assay {n} /ˈæseɪ/ (trial, attempt, essay)  :: prova {f}, tentativo {m}
assay {n} (the qualitative or quantitative chemical analysis of something)  :: analisi {f}, saggiatura {f}, saggio {m}
asscheek {n} /ˈæstʃik/ (slang for a buttock)  :: chiappa {f}
assegai {n} /ˈæsəɡaɪ/ (slim hardwood spear or javelin with an iron tip)  :: zagaglia {f}
Asselian {prop}  :: Asseliano
assemble {v} /əˈsɛmbl̩/ (to put together)  :: assemblare, montare, mettere insieme
assemble {v} (to gather as a group)  :: riunire, riunirsi, adunare, adunarsi,
assembler {n} (assembly language) SEE: assembly language  ::
assembly {n} /əˈsɛ (set of pieces)  :: assemblaggio {m}
assembly {n} (act of putting together)  :: montaggio {m}
assembly {n} (congregation of people)  :: assembramento {m}
assembly language {n} (programming language)  :: linguaggio assembly {m}
assent {v} /əˈsɛnt/ (to agree to, give approval to)  :: assentire
assent {n} (agreement, act of agreeing)  :: assenso
assert {v} /əˈsɜɹt/ (To affirm)  :: asserire
assertion {n} /əˈsɜːʃən/ (affirmation; statement asserted)  :: asserzione
assertive {adj} /əˈsɝtɪv/ (boldly self-assured)  :: assertivo
assess {v} /əˈsɛs/ (to determine the value of)  :: valutare, stimare, estimare
assess {v} (to impose or subject to)  :: tassare, applicare
assessment {n} (appraisal)  :: valutazione {f}
asset {n} /ˈæsɛt/ (something or someone of any value)  :: bene {m}, proprietà {f}, possedimento {m}, risorsa {f}
assets {n} /ˈæsets/ (any property or object of value that one possesses)  :: asse {m}
asseverate {v} (declare earnestly)  :: asseverare
assfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
assfucker {n} (jerk) SEE: jerk  ::
asshole {n} /ˈæsˌhoʊl/ (anus)  :: ano {m}
asshole {n} (mean or rude person)  :: testa di cazzo, stronzo
assiduous {adj} /əˈsɪdʒuəs/ (hard-working, diligent)  :: assiduo
assiduously {adv} (in an assiduous manner)  :: assiduamente
assign {v} (to designate or set apart something for some purpose)  :: assegnare, accantonare
assign {v} (to appoint or select someone for some office)  :: assegnare
assign {v} (to allot or give something as a task)  :: assegnare
assign {v} (to attribute or sort something into categories)  :: categorizzare, attribuire
assign {v} (to transfer property, a legal right, etc., from one person to another)  :: assegnare, attribuire
assignee {n} (law: one to whom rights or property is being transferred)  :: cessionario {m}
assignment {n} (transfer)  :: cessione {f}
assignment {n} (document that effects this transfer)  :: atto di cessione {m}
assignor {n} (maker of an assignment)  :: cedente {m}
assimilate {v} /əˈsɪm.ɪ.leɪt/  :: assimilare
Assisi {prop} (city)  :: Assisi {f}
assist {v} /əˈsɪst/ (help)  :: assistere, aiutare
assistance {n} /əˈsɪs.təns/ (aid; help; the act or result of assisting)  :: assistenza {f}
assistant {n} /əˈsɪstənt/ (person who assists)  :: assistente {m} {f}
assistant referee {n} (official at a football match)  :: guardalinee {m}
ass-licker {n} (one who succumbs to authority)  :: leccaculo {m}
ass-licker {n} (one who licks ass)  :: leccaculo
association {n} /əˌsoʊʃiˈeɪʃən/  :: associazione {f}
associationism {n} (theory that association is the basis of consciousness)  :: associazionismo {m}
associative {adj} /əˈsoʊ.ʃi.ə.tɪv/ (algebraic property of an operator)  :: associativo
associatively {adv} (in an associative way)  :: associativamente
as soon as {conj} (immediately after)  :: non appena
as soon as possible {adv} (as soon as is possible)  :: al più presto, il più presto possibile, quanto prima, il prima possibile
assortment {n} /əˈsɔːtmənt/ (collection of varying but related items)  :: assortimento {m}, varietà {f}
as such {adv} (per se) SEE: per se  ::
assume {v} /əˈsjuːm/ (to suppose to be true)  :: presupporre, ritenere
assume {v} (take on a position)  :: assumere
assumed {adj} (supposed or presumed)  :: presunto {m}
assumption {n} /əˈsʌmp.ʃən/ (the act of assuming, or taking to or upon oneself)  :: assunzione {f}
assumption {n} (supposition)  :: assunzione {f}
assumption {n} (thing supposed)  :: assunzione {f}
assured {adj} (confident) SEE: confident  ::
Assyria {prop} /əˈsɪɹi.ə/ (Semitic Akkadian kingdom)  :: Assiria {f}
Assyriological {adj} (of or pertaining to Assyriology)  :: assiriologico
Assyriologist {n} (a person who studies ancient Assyria)  :: assiriologo {m}
Assyriology {n} (study of the Assyrian language and culture)  :: assiriologia {f}
astable {adj}  :: astabile
astatine {n} /ˈastətiːn/ (the chemical element)  :: astato {m}
asteatosis {n}  :: asteatosi {f}
aster {n} /ˈɑːstə(ɹ)/ (plant)  :: astro {m}
asterisk {n} /ˈæstəɹɪsk/ (symbol used to highlight words or sentences)  :: asterisco {m}
asterism {n} /ˈastəɹɪzəm/ (small group of stars)  :: asterismo
asterism {n} (typographical symbol)  :: asterismo
asterism {n} (a star-shaped figure exhibited by some crystals)  :: asterismo {m}
asteroid {n} /ˈæstəɹoɪd/ (astronomy)  :: asteroide {m}, pianetino {m}, planetoide {m}
asteroidal {adj} (pertaining to an asteroid)  :: asteroidale
asteroid belt {prop} (region of the solar system)  :: cintura asteroidale {f}
asteroseismic {adj} (of or pertaining to asterseismology)  :: asterosismologico, asterosismico
asterseismology {n} (the seismology of stars)  :: astersismologia {f}
as the crow flies {adv} (in a straight line)  :: in linea d'aria
asthenocoria {n}  :: astenocoria {f}
asthenopia {n}  :: astenopia {f}
asthenosphere {n} /asˈθɛnə(ʊ)sfɪə/ (the zone of the Earth's upper mantle, below the lithosphere)  :: astenosfera {f}
as the saying goes {phrase} (said as a lead to a proverb or similar)  :: come dice il detto
asthma {n} /ˈæzmə/ (chronic respiratory disease)  :: asma {f}
asthmatic {adj} /æzˈmætɪk/ (having the characteristics of asthma)  :: asmatico
asthmatic {n} (person who suffers from asthma)  :: asmatico
as though {conj} /əzˈðəʊ/ (as to suggest that)  :: come se
Asti {prop} (province of Piedmont)  :: Asti
Asti {prop} (capital of Asti)  :: Asti {f}
astigmatism {n} /əˈstɪɡmətɪzm̩/ (defect of a lens)  :: astigmatismo {m}
astigmatism {n} (disorder of the vision)  :: astigmatismo {m}
astigmometer {n}  :: astigmometro {m}
a stitch in time saves nine {proverb} (a timely effort can prevent larger problems)  :: meglio prevenire che curare, prevenire è meglio che curare, è meglio prevenire che curare
astomatic {adj} (having no stomata)  :: astomatico
astonish {v} /əˈstɑːnɪʃ/ (to surprise, astound, flabbergast)  :: sorprendere, stupire
astonished {adj} (amazed)  :: attonito, sorpreso {m}, stupefatto, sbalordito, senza parole, di stucco
astonishment {n} /əˈstɑːnɪʃmənt/ (amazement, great surprise)  :: stupore {m}, meraviglia {f}, sorpresa {f}, sbigottimento {m}
astonishment {n}  :: stupore
astounding {adj} (that astounds)  :: impressionante
astral {adj} /ˈæstɹəl/ (relating to or resembling the stars)  :: astrale
astride {adv} (with one’s legs on either side)  :: a cavalcioni
astrobiology {n} (exobiology)  :: astrobiologia {f}
astrobleme {n} /ˈæs.tɹoʊ.blim/ (pit-like structure created by an impacting meteoroid, asteroid or comet)  :: astroblema {m}
astro-cartomancy {n}  :: astrocartomante {f}
astrocyte {n} (neuroglial cell in the shape of a star)  :: astrocita {m}
astrocytoma {n} (cancer)  :: astrocitoma {f}
astrodynamics {n} (the study of the motion of spacecraft)  :: astrodinamica {f}
astrogeology {n} (the science of planet's structure and composition)  :: esogeologia {f}, astrogeologia {f}
astroinformatics {n} (processing of large amounts of astronomical data)  :: astroinformatica {f}
astrolabe {n} /ˈæs.tɹəˌleɪb/ (astronomical and navigational instrument)  :: astrolabio {m}, [rare] astrolabo
astrological {adj} (pertaining to astrology)  :: astrologico
astrological sign {n} (sign that is used as the basis of astrology)  :: segno {m}, segno zodiacale {m}
astrometry {n} /əˈstɹɒmətɹi/ (branch of astronomy)  :: astrometria {f}
astronaut {n} /ˈæstɹəˌnɔːt/ (member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft, or someone trained for that purpose)  :: astronauta
astronomer {n} /ə.ˈstɹɑ.nə.mɚ/ (one who studies astronomy)  :: astronomo {m}, astronoma {f}
astronomically {adv} (relating to astronomy)  :: astronomicamente
astronomically {adv} (in the extreme)  :: astronomicamente
astronomical unit {n} (measure of distance)  :: unità astronomica {f}
astronomy {n} /əˈstɹɑnəˌmi/ (study of the physical universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere)  :: astronomia {f}
astrophic {adj} (describing lyric poetry)  :: astrofico
astrophotographer {n}  :: astrofotografo {m}
astrophysical {adj} (of or pertaining to astrophysics)  :: astrofisico
astrophysically {adv} (with regard to astrophysics)  :: astrofisicamente
astrophysics {n} (interdisciplinary branch of astronomy and physics)  :: astrofisica {f}
astrostatistics {n} (branch of astroinformatics)  :: astrostatistica {f}
Asturian {adj} /æsˈtʊɹ.i.ən/ (of or pertaining to Asturias in Spain)  :: asturiano {m}
Asturias {prop} /æsˈtʊɹ.i.əs/ (autonomous community of Spain)  :: Asturie
astute {adj} /əsˈtjuːt/ (Quick at seeing how to gain advantage)  :: avveduto {m}, avveduta {f}
astutely {adv} (in an astute manner)  :: astutamente
astuteness {n} (quality of being astute)  :: astuzia {f}
asunder {adv} /əˈsʌndə/ (into separate parts)  :: in pezzi
as usual {adv} (as is usually the case)  :: come al solito
Aswan {prop} /asˈwɑːn/ (city in southern Egypt)  :: Assuan {f}
as well {adv} (in addition, also)  :: anche
as well {adv} (to the same effect)  :: allo stesso modo
as well as {conj} (and in addition)  :: e anche, oltre a, nonché
as well as {prep}  :: nonché
as yet {adv} (up to the present)  :: non ancora
asylum {n} /əˈsaɪləm/ (place of safety)  :: asilo {m}
asylum {n} (mental asylum)  :: manicomio {m}
asymmetric {adj} (not symmetric)  :: asimetrico
asymmetrical {adj} (not symmetrical)  :: asimetrico
asymmetrically {adv} (in an asymmetric manner)  :: asimmetricamente
asymmetry {n} /eɪˈsɪmɪtɹi/ (lack of symmetry or proportion)  :: asimmetria {f}, dissimmetria {f}
asymptomatic {adj} (not exhibiting any symptoms of disease)  :: asintomatico
asymptote {n} (a straight line which a curve approaches arbitrarily closely)  :: asintoto {m}
asymptotic {adj} /ˌæsəm(p)ˈtɒtɪk/ (pertaining to values or properties approached at infinity)  :: asintotico
asymptotical {adj} (asymptotic)  :: asintotico
asymptotically {adv} ((analysis) in an asymptotical manner, in the way of an asymptote)  :: asintoticamente
asynartetic {adj} /əˌsɪnɑːˈtɛtɪk/  :: asinarteto
asynchronism {n} (asynchrony) SEE: asynchrony  ::
asynchronous {adj} /eɪˈsɪŋkɹənəs/ (not synchronous)  :: asincrono
asynchrony {n} (asynchrony)  :: asincronia {f}, asincronismo {m}
asyndeton {n} (rhetoric scheme)  :: asindeto {m}
asyntactic {adj}  :: asintattico
at {prep} /æt/ (in or very near a particular place)  :: a, in
at {prep} (indicating time)  :: a
at {prep} (in the direction of)  :: a
at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign  ::
at all costs {prep} (sparing no effort)  :: a ogni costo, ad ogni costo, a tutti i costi
ataman {n} /ˈætəmən/ (title)  :: atamano {m}
at arm's length {prep} (at a distance)  :: a debita distanza, a distanza di sicurezza
atavistic {adj} /æt.əˈvɪs.tɪk/ (biology: of the recurrence of a trait after an absence of generations)  :: atavico
atavistic {adj} (of a throwback)  :: atavico
atavistic {adj} (of the return of earlier, more primitive behavior)  :: atavico
ataxia {n} /əˈtæksɪə/ (lack of coordination)  :: atassia {f}
Atayal {n} (people)  :: Atayal
at dark {prep} (during nightfall)  :: durante il tramonto
at death's door {prep} (about to die)  :: al capolinea, al lumicino
at ease {prep} (free of anxiety)  :: riposo, rilassato, a proprio agio
atelophobia {n} /əˌtɛləˈfəʊbɪə/ (fear of imperfection)  :: atelofobia {f}
atemporal {adj} (unaffected by time)  :: atemporale
Atenism {n} (religion)  :: atonsimo {m}
at first {prep} (initially; at the start)  :: dapprima
at first blush {prep} (upon first impression or consideration)  :: a prima vista
at first glance {prep} (after only a superficial examination or review)  :: a prima vista
at first sight {prep} (at first glance) SEE: at first glance  ::
at gunpoint {prep} (under coercion by someone with a firearm)  :: a mano armata
Athanasius {prop} /ˌæθəˈneɪsi.əs/ (male given name)  :: Atanasio
athanatism {n} (philosophy)  :: atanatismo {m}
atheism {n} /ˈeɪθiɪzəm/ (rejection of belief that any deities exist (with or without a belief that no deities exist))  :: ateismo
atheist {n} /ˈeɪθiɪst/ (a person who believes that no deities exist)  :: ateo {m}
atheist {n} (a person who rejects belief that any deities exist, whether or not that person believes that deities do not exist)  :: ateo {m}
atheist {n}  :: ateo {m}, ateista {m} {f}
atheist {adj} (relating to atheists) SEE: atheistic  ::
atheistic {adj} (relating to atheists)  :: ateo, ateistico
atheistically {adv} (in an atheistic manner)  :: ateisticamente
Athena {prop} /əˈθiːnə/ (Greek goddess)  :: Atena {f}
Athens {prop} /ˈæθənz/ (capital city of Greece)  :: Atene {f}
athermic {adj} /ˌeɪˈθɜɹmɪk/ (resistant to heat passing through)  :: atermico
atherogenic {adj} (that initiates or accelerates atherogenesis)  :: aterogenico
atheromasia {n}  :: ateromasia {f}
atherosclerosis {n} /ˌæθɚoʊskləˈɹoʊsəs/ (clogging or hardening of blood vessels caused by plaques)  :: aterosclerosi {f}
atherosclerotic {adj} (of or pertaining to atherosclerosis)  :: aterosclerotico
athlete {n} /ˈæθ.liːt/ (participant in one of several sporting activities)  :: atleta {m} {f}
athlete {n} (person who actively participates in physical sports)  :: atleta {m} {f}, sportivo {m}, sportiva {f}
athlete's foot {n} (fungal infection)  :: piede dell'atleta {m}, piede d'atleta {m}
athletic {adj} /æθˈlɛt.ɪk/ (having to do with athletes)  :: atletico
athletic {adj} (physically active)  :: atletico, sportivo
athletic {adj} (having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape)  :: atletico
athletic {adj} (an attribute of a motion or play which requires fine physical ability)  :: atletico
athletically {adv} (in an athletic manner)  :: atleticamente
athletics {n} /æθˈlɛtɪks/ (competitive activities)  :: atletica {f}
at home {prep} (In one's place of residence)  :: a casa
athrepsia {n}  :: atrepsia {f}
athwart {adv} /əˈθwɔː(ɹ)t/ (From side to side, across)  :: di traverso
athwartships {adv} (athwartships)  :: madiere
Atilius {prop} (a Roman nomen gentile)  :: Atilio
Atlanta {prop} (capital and largest city of the State of Georgia)  :: Atlanta {f}
Atlantic herring {n} (Clupea harengus)  :: aringa {f}
Atlantic Ocean {prop} (the ocean lying between the Americas to the west and Europe and Africa to the east)  :: Oceano Atlantico {m}
Atlantic salmon {n} (species of fish)  :: salmone dell'Atlantico {m}
Atlantis {prop} /ətˈlæntəs/ (mythical country said to have sunk into the ocean)  :: Atlantide
at large {prep} (in general)  :: in generale
atlas {n} /ˈætləs/ (bound collection of maps)  :: atlante {m}
atlas {n} ((anatomy) The uppermost vertebra of the neck)  :: atlante {m}
at last {prep} (after a long time; eventually)  :: finalmente
at least {prep} (at a lower limit)  :: almeno, per lo meno
at least {prep} (anyway)  :: almeno, se non altro
at length {prep} (for a long time)  :: a lungo
at loggerheads {prep} ((figuratively) unable to agree; opposing)  :: ai ferri corti
at long last {prep} (at last) SEE: at last  ::
ATM {n} ((banking) Automated Teller Machine)  :: bancomat {m}
atmospheric {adj} (relating to the atmosphere)  :: atmosferico
at night {adv} (during the night)  :: di notte, nottetempo, la notte
at no time {prep} (never) SEE: never  ::
atoll {n} /ˈætɒl/ (island)  :: atollo {m}
atom {n} /ˈatəm/ (chemistry, physics: smallest possible amount of matter retaining its chemical properties)  :: atomo {m}
atom {n} (historical: theoretical particle of matter)  :: atomo {m}
atom {n} (smallest indivisible constituent)  :: atomo {m}
atomic {adj} /əˈtɑː.mɪk/ (of, or relating to atoms)  :: atomico
atomic {adj} (of, or employing nuclear energy or processes)  :: atomico
atomic absorption spectroscopy {n}  :: spettroscopia di assorbimento atomico {f}
atomically {adv} (with regard to atoms)  :: atomicamente
atomic bomb {n} (nuclear weapon)  :: bomba atomica {f}
atomic nucleus {n} (nucleus of an atom)  :: nucleo atomico {m}
atomic number {n} (number of protons)  :: numero atomico
atomizer {n} (instrument for reducing a liquid to spray)  :: atomizzatore {m}
atonal {adj} /eɪˈtoʊnəl/ (lacking a tonal center or key (music))  :: atonale
atonally {adv} (in an atonal manner)  :: atonalmente
at once {adv} /ət ˈwʌns/ (together)  :: insieme
at once {adv} (at the same time)  :: contemporaneamente
at once {adv} (immediately)  :: immediatamente, subito
atonement {n} (amends to restore a damaged relationship)  :: riconciliazione {f}, ammenda, riparazione, redenzione {f}
atonement {n} (reconciliation of God and mankind)  :: espiazione {f}, riparazione {f}, redenzione {f}
atonement {n}  :: redenzione riparazione {f}
atopic {adj} (characterised by atopy)  :: atopico
atopic dermatitis {n} (skin disease)  :: dermatite atopica {f}
atoxic {adj}  :: atossico
atrial {adj} (Of, or pertaining to an atrium)  :: atriale
atrial fibrillation {n} (Cardiac arrhythmia)  :: fibrillazione atriale {f}
at risk {prep} (In a condition marked by a high level of risk)  :: a rischio
atrocious {adj} /əˈtɹəʊʃəs/ (frightful, evil, cruel, monstrous)  :: atroce
atrocious {adj} (offensive, heinous)  :: atroce
atrocious {adj} (very bad)  :: atroce
atrociously {adv} (in an atrocious manner)  :: atrocemente
atrocity {n} (extremely cruel act)  :: atrocità {m}
atrophic {adj} (pertaining to atrophy)  :: atrofico
atrophy {n} /ˈæ.tɹə.fi/ (reduced functionality)  :: atrofia
atropine {n} /æ-tɹo-pin/ (alkaloid extracted from the plant deadly nightshade)  :: atropina {f}
at sign {n} (name of the symbol @)  :: chiocciola
at-sign {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign  ::
at stake {prep} (at issue, at risk)  :: in ballo, in gioco, a rischio
at symbol {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign  ::
attach {v} /əˈtætʃ/ (to fasten, to join to)  :: legare
attaché {n} /ˌæˌtæˈʃeɪ/ (diplomatic officer)  :: addetto {m}, addetto diplomatico {m}
attachment {n} /əˈtætʃmənt/ (strong bonding towards or with)  :: legame {m}
attachment {n} (file sent along with an email)  :: allegato {m}
attack {n} /əˈ.tæk/ (attempt to cause damage or injury)  :: attacco {m}
attack {n} (offense of a battle)  :: attacco {m}
attack {n} (medicine: sudden onset of a disease)  :: attacco {m}
attack {v} (soccer: to move forward in an attempt to score point)  :: attaccare
attacking midfielder {n} (midfield player)  :: trequartista {m} {f}
attack is the best form of defence {proverb} (attacking the opposition first is better than waiting)  :: la miglior difesa è l'attacco
attain {v} /əˈteɪn/ (to accomplish; to achieve)  :: raggiungere, ottenere, attenere
attempt {v} /əˈtɛmpt/ (to try)  :: tentare, cercare, provare, attentare
attempt {n} (the action of trying at something)  :: tentativo, sforzo
attempt {n} (attack)  :: attentato
attend {v} /əˈtɛnd/ (to be present at)  :: partecipare
attention {n} /əˈtɛn.ʃən/ (mental focus)  :: attenzione
attention {n} (state of alertness in the standing position)  :: allerta, sull'attenti, attenti
attention {interj} (military command)  :: attenzione
attentive {adj} /əˈtɛntɪv/ (paying attention)  :: attento
attentively {adv} (in an attentive manner)  :: attentamente
attenuation {n} (a gradual diminishing in the strength)  :: attenuazione {f}
attest {v} /əˈtɛst/ (to affirm to be correct, true, or genuine)  :: attestare
attestation {n} /ˌætɛˈsteɪʃən/ (something which bears witness, confirms or authenticates)  :: attestazione, attestazione {f}
attested {adj} /əˈtɛstɪd/ (in linguistics: of words or languages, proven to have existed by records)  :: documentato
at the end of the day {prep} (in summary; ultimately)  :: per ultima cosa, in fin dei conti
at the hands of {prep} (by the actions of)  :: da parte di
at the moment {prep} (right now)  :: attualmente, adesso
at the same time {prep} (simultaneously)  :: contemporaneamente, intanto
attic {n} /ˈætɪk/ (space, often unfinished and with sloped walls, directly below the roof)  :: soffitta {f}, solaio {m}
Attica {prop} (a periphery)  :: Attica {f}
Atticus {prop} (male given name)  :: Attico {m}
at times {prep} (on occasion, sometimes)  :: a volte, talvolta, di quando in quando
attire {n} /əˈtaɪə(ɹ)/ (one's dress or clothes)  :: abbigliamento {m}
attire {n} (heraldry: single horn)  :: palco {m}
attire {v} (to dress or garb)  :: indossare, portare
attitude {n} /ˈætɪtud/ (position of the body or way of carrying oneself)  :: atteggiamento {m}
attitudinally {adv} (in terms of attitude)  :: attitudinalmente
attometer {n} (attometre) SEE: attometre  ::
attometre {n} (10-18 metres)  :: attometro {m}
attorney {n} /əˈtɜː(ɹ)ni/ (lawyer)  :: avvocato
attraction {n} /əˈtɹækʃən/ (tendency to attract)  :: attrazione {f}, attrattiva {f}
attraction {n} (feeling of being attracted)  :: attrazione {f}
attraction {n} (something which attracts)  :: attrazione {f}
attractive {adj} /əˈtɹæktɪv/ (having the quality of attracting by inherent force)  :: attrattivo
attractive {adj} (having the power of charming)  :: attraente, procace
attractive {adj} (pleasing or appealing to the senses)  :: procace, attraente
attractively {adv} (in an attractive manner)  :: gradevolmente
attribute {v} /ˈætɹɪbjut/ (to associate ownership or authorship with)  :: attribuire
attribute {v} (attribute a cause or characteristic) SEE: ascribe  ::
attributive adjective {n} (adjective that describes only an attribute)  :: aggettivo attributo {m}
atypical {adj} /eɪ.ˈtɪp.ɪ.kəl/ (not conforming to the norm)  :: atipico
atypically {adv} (in a manner which is not typical)  :: atipicamente
aubergine {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant  ::
auburn {n} /ˈɔ.bɚn/ (reddish-brown)  :: biondo rame {m}
au contraire {adv} /oʊ ˌkɑnˈtɹɛ(ə)ɹ/ (on the contrary, see also: on the contrary)  :: al contrario
auction {n} /ˈɔːkʃən/ (public sales event)  :: asta {f}
auction {v} (to sell at an auction)  :: vendere all'asta, mettere all'asta
auctioneer {n} (one who conducts an auction)  :: battitore {m}, banditore {m}
auctorial {adj}  :: autoriale
audacious {adj} /ɔˈdeɪʃəs/ (showing willingness to take bold risks)  :: audace
audience {n} /ˈɔːdi.əns/ (group of people seeing a performance)  :: pubblico {m}, uditorio {m}
audience {n} (readership of a written publication)  :: pubblico {m}
audience {n} (formal meeting with a dignitary)  :: udienza {f}
audiobook {n} (audiobook)  :: audiolibro {m}
audio frequency {n} (frequency of audible sound waves)  :: audiofrequenza {f}
audiogram {n} (graphical representation of hearing ability)  :: audiogramma {m}
audio guide {n} (form of apparatus)  :: audioguida {f}
audiology {n} /ɔːdiˈɒləd͡ʒi/ (study of hearing and hearing defects)  :: audiologia {f}
audiometer {n} (instrument)  :: audiometro {m}
audiometry {n} (assessment of a person's hearing ability)  :: audiometria {f}
audio tour {n} (audio guide) SEE: audio guide  ::
audiovisual {adj} (audiovisual)  :: audiovisivo
audiovisually {adv} (in an audiovisual way)  :: audiovisivamente
audition {n} (performance by an aspiring performer)  :: audizione {f}
audition {n} (sense of hearing)  :: audizione {f}, ascoltazione {f}
audition {v} (evaluate one or more performers in through an audition)  :: ascoltare
auditor {n} (one who audits bookkeeping accounts)  :: revisore contabile
auditorium {n} (a large room for public meetings or performances)  :: sala {f}
auditory {adj} (of or pertaining to hearing)  :: uditivo
auditory {n} (an assembly of hearers; an audience)  :: pubblico {m}
auditory {n} (an auditorium)  :: auditorium
Augeas {prop} /ɔːˈdʒiːəs/ (king)  :: Augia {m}
auger {n} (carpenter's tool)  :: succhiello; menarola
auger {v} (drill holes using an auger)  :: verrinare
augment {v} /ɑɡˈmɛnt/ (to increase, make larger or supplement)  :: aumentare, crescere
augment {v} (to become greater)  :: aumentarsi, accrescersi
augment {v}  :: [1] aumentare
augmentative {n} (a form of word that expresses large size, intensity, or seniority)  :: accrescitivo {m}
augmented reality {n} (merging of a view of the real-world environment upon a digital image)  :: realtà aumentata {f}
Augsburg {prop} (city in southern Germany)  :: Augusta {f}
augur {n} /ˈɔ.ɡɚ/ (diviner who foretells events by unusual occurrences)  :: augure {m}
augur {v} (to foretell events; to exhibit signs of future events)  :: augurare
augury {n} (an omen or prediction; a foreboding)  :: augurio {m}
August {prop} (male given name) SEE: Augustus  ::
August {prop} /ˈɔː.ɡəst/ (eighth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: agosto {m}
Augustine {prop} /ɔːˈɡʌstɪn/ (male given name)  :: Agostino
Augustus {prop} /ɔːˈɡʌstəs/ (Roman emperor)  :: Augusto {m}
auk {n} /ɔːk/ (seabird of the family Alcidae)  :: alca {f}
aulete {n} (flautist) SEE: flautist  ::
aulos {n}  :: aulo {m}
aunt {n} /ɑ(ː)nt/ (a parent’s sister or sister-in-law)  :: zia {f}
aunt {n} (affectionate term for an older woman, by means of fictive kin)  :: zia {f}
aunt {n} (grandmother) SEE: auntie  ::
aunt {n} (great-aunt or grandaunt) SEE: great-aunt  ::
auntie {n} /ˈæn.ti/ (Diminutive of aunt)  :: zietta {f}, ziettina {f}, ziuccia {f}
au pair {n} /əʊ ˈpɛə/ (a single girl or boy staying as a guest with a host family)  :: au pair
aura {n} (The distinctive atmosphere or quality associated with someone or something)  :: aura {f}
aura {n} (An invisible force surrounding a living creature.)  :: aura
aural {adj} /ˈɔːɹəl/ (of or pertaining to the ear)  :: auricolare
Aurelia {prop} (female given name)  :: Aurelia
Aurelius {prop} (male given name)  :: Aurelio {m}
aureola {n} (luminous cloud)  :: aureola {f}
auric {adj} (trivalent gold)  :: aurico
auricle {n} /ɔːɹɪkəl/  :: orecchietta , padiglione , auricola
auricle {n} (outer ear) SEE: pinna  ::
auricular {n} (little finger)  :: auricolare
auricular muscle {n} (muscle)  :: muscolo auricolare {m}
auriferous {adj} (containing gold)  :: aurifero
aurochs {n} (European bison) SEE: European bison  ::
aurochs {n} /ˈaʊɹɒks/ (Bos primigenius)  :: uro {m}
Aurora {prop} (female given name)  :: Aurora
aurora borealis {n} (aurora of the northern hemisphere) SEE: northern lights  ::
Ausonius {prop} (Roman poet)  :: Ausonio {m}
auspiciously {adv} (in an auspicious way)  :: sotto i migliori auspici
Aussie {n} /ˈɔːzi/ (an Australian)  :: australiano {m}
Aussie {adj} (Australian)  :: australiano {m}
austenitic {adj} (of or pertaining to austenite)  :: austenitico
austere {adj} /ɒstɪə(ɹ)/ (grim, stern, strict)  :: austero {m}
austere {adj} (not extravagant)  :: austero {m}
austerely {adv} /ɔˈstiəɹli/ (in an austere manner)  :: austeramente
austerity {n} /ɔˈstɛɹɪti/ (policy of deficit-cutting: reduce spending and/or raise taxes)  :: austerità {f}
Austin {prop} /ˈɔstɪn/ (capital of Texas)  :: Austin {f}
austral {adj} (Of, relating to, or coming from the south)  :: australe
austral {n} (currency)  :: australe
Australasia {prop} (Oceania) SEE: Oceania  ::
Australasian {adj} (relating to Australia and its surrounding regions)  :: australasiano
Australia {prop} /ɔˈstɹeɪ.li.ə/ (Commonwealth of Australia)  :: Australia {f}
Australian {n} /ɔˈstɹeɪ.li.ən/ (a person from the country of Australia or of Australian descent)  :: australiano {m}
Australian {adj} (of or pertaining to Australia, the Australian people or languages)  :: australiano
Australian dollar {n} (official currency of Australia)  :: dollaro australiano
Australianise {v} /ɒˈstɹeɪljənaɪz/ (make Australian)  :: australianizzare
Australianise {v} (localise a medium for sale or use in Australia)  :: australianizzare
Australian pelican {n} (species of pelican)  :: pellicano australiano {m}
Austria {prop} /ˈɔːs.tɹi.ə/ (country in Central Europe)  :: Austria {f}
Austria-Hungary {prop} (former country in Central Europe)  :: Austria-Ungheria {f}
Austrian {adj} /ˈɔːstɹi.ən/ (related to Austria)  :: austriaco {m}
Austrian {n} (Austrian person)  :: austriaco {m}, austriaca {f}, austriaci {m-p}, austriache {f-p}
autarchy {n} (condition of absolute power)  :: autarchia {f}
autarkic {adj} /ɔːˈtɑːkɪk/ (self-sufficient)  :: autarchico
autarkically {adv} (in an autarkic way)  :: autarchicamente
autarky {n} (state of personal self-sufficiency)  :: autarchia
autecology {n} (one of two broad subdivisions of ecology)  :: autoecologia {f}
auteur {n} /oʊˈtɝ/ (creative artist)  :: cineasta {m}
authentic {adj} /ɔ.ˈθɛn.tɪk/ (of undisputed origin)  :: autentico
authentically {adv} (in an authentic manner)  :: autenticamente
authenticity {n} /ɑθɛnˈtɪsɪti/ (the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original)  :: autenticità {f}
authigenic {adj} (from the source in which it is found)  :: autigeno
author {n} (writer) SEE: writer  ::
author {n} /ˈɔ.θɚ/ (originator or creator of a work)  :: autore {m}, autrice {f}
authoriality {n} (the condition of being an author)  :: autorialità {f}
authoritative {adj} /əˈθɔɹɪˌteɪtɪv/ (originating from a figure of authority)  :: autorevole
authoritative {adj} (accurate or definitive)  :: autoritario
authoritatively {adv} (in an authoritative manner)  :: autorevolmente
authorities {n} (all senses)  :: autorità {f}
authority {n} /əˈθɔɹəti/ (power to enforce rules or give orders)  :: autorità {f}
authority {n} (persons in command; specifically, government)  :: autorità {f}
authority {n} (person accepted as a source of reliable information on a subject)  :: autorità {f}
authorization {n} (formal sanction, permission or warrant)  :: autorizzazione
authorize {v} /ˈɔθəɹaɪz]/ (to grant power or permission)  :: autorizzare
authorize {v} (to permit)  :: autorizzare
autism {n} /ˈɔːtɪz.əm/ (neurological disorder)  :: autismo {m}
autistic {adj} /ɔːˈtɪs.tɪk/ (having or pertaining to autism)  :: autistico
autistically {adv} (in an autistic way)  :: autisticamente
auto- {prefix} /ˈɔː.təʊ/ (regarding oneself)  :: auto-
auto- {prefix} (automatic)  :: auto-
auto- {prefix} (relating to cars or the driving of cars)  :: auto-
autoacceleration {n} (increase in the rate of polymerization)  :: autoaccelerazione {f}
autoantibody {n}  :: autoanticorpo
autobiographic {adj} (autobiographical) SEE: autobiographical  ::
autobiographical {adj} /ˌɑtoʊˌbaɪəˈɡɹæfəkəl/ (of or relating to person's life)  :: autobiografico
autobiographically {adv} /ˈɔː.təʊˌbaɪ.ə.ɡɹæf.ɪk.(ə)li/ (in a autobiographical manner)  :: autobiograficamente
autobiographism {n} (tendency to base writings on one's own life)  :: autobiografismo {m}
autobiography {n} (biography of oneself)  :: autobiografia {f}
autocatalysis {n} (catalysis of a reaction by one of its products)  :: autocatalisi {f}
autocatalytic {adj} (catalyzed by one of its own products)  :: autocatalitico
autocephalous {adj} /ɔːtə(ʊ)ˈsɛfələs/ (a self-governing church)  :: autocefalo
autochthonous {adj} /ɔˈtɑkθənəs/ (native to the place where found)  :: autoctono
autoclasis {n} (all senses)  :: autoclasi {f}
autocratically {adv} /ˈɔːt.əˌkɹæt.ɪk(.ə)liː/ (in an autocratic manner)  :: autocraticamente
autodidact {n} /ˌɔːtoʊˈdaɪdækt/ (a self-taught person)  :: autodidatto {m}, autodidatta {f}
autodigestion {n} (the digestion of tissue by enzymes produced by the organism itself)  :: autodigestione {f}
auto-directional {adj}  :: autodirezionale
autoerotic {adj} /ˈɔːtəʊ.ɘɹɒt.ɪk/ (masturbatory)  :: autoerotico
autogamy {n} (self-fertilization)  :: autogamia {f}
autogemination {n}  :: autogeminazione {f}
autogenesis {n} (the supposed creation of living organisms from nonliving matter)  :: autogenesi {f}
autogenous {adj} (produced independent from an external cause)  :: autogeno
autogiro {n} (aircraft with unpowered rotating wings)  :: autogiro {m}, girocottero {m}
autograph {n} (signature)  :: autografo {m}
autograph {n} (hand-written manuscript)  :: manoscritto {m}
autograph {adj} (hand-written manuscript)  :: autografo
autograph {v} (to sign, or write one’s name or signature on a book)  :: autografare
autogravitation {n}  :: autogravitazione {f}
autohemotherapy {n} (reinjection of blood)  :: autoemoterapia {f}
autoimmune {adj} (of or pertaining to autoimmunity)  :: autoimmune
autoimmunity {n} (condition where the immune system attacks the body's own tissues)  :: autoimmunità {f}
autolatric {adj}  :: autolatrico
autological {adj} /ˌɑːtoʊˈlɑːdʒɪkəl/ (of a phrase, describing itself)  :: autologico
automagical {adj} (automatic, but with an apparent element of magic)  :: automagico
automagically {adv} (automatically)  :: automagicamente
automated {adj} (Made automatic)  :: automatizzato
automated teller machine {n} (banking)  :: bancomat {m}
automatic {adj} /ˌɔtəˈmætɪk/ (capable of operating without external control)  :: automatico
automatic {adj} (acting without conscious thought)  :: automatico
automatic {adj} (describing a firearm which fires continuously)  :: automatico
automatically {adv} /ˈɔːtəʊˌmæt.ɪk(.ə)li/ (In an automatic manner)  :: automaticamente
automatic teller machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
automatism {n} /ɔːˈtɒmətɪzəm/ (acting automatically)  :: automatismo {m}
automaton {n} /ɔːˈtɒmətən/ (machine or robot designed to follow a precise sequence of instructions)  :: automa {m}
automaton {n} (person who acts like a machine or robot)  :: automa {m}
automaton {n} (formal system)  :: automa {m}
automobile {n} /ˈɔ.tə.moʊ.ˌbil/ (passenger vehicle)  :: automobile {m}, auto {m}, macchina {f}, vettura {f}
automorphic number {n} (number whose square ends in itself)  :: numero automorfo {m}
automorphism {n} (isomorphism of a mathematical object or system of objects onto itself)  :: automorfismo {m}
automotive {adj} (of, or relating to motor vehicles)  :: automobilistico {m}
autonomic nervous system {n} (autonomic nervous system)  :: sistema nervoso autonomo {m}
autonomous {adj} /ɔˈtɑnəməs/ (self-governing)  :: autonomo {m}, autonoma {f}
autonomously {adv} (In an autonomous manner)  :: autonomamente
autonomy {n} (self-government)  :: autonomia {f}
autonomy {n} (capacity for individual decision)  :: autonomia {f}
autonymous {adj}  :: autonimo
autonymy {n}  :: autonimia {f}
autopatrolled {adj} (automatically checked)  :: autoverificato
autophagocytosis {n}  :: autofagocitosi {f}
autophagy {n}  :: autofagia {f}
autoploidy {n} (the condition of being autoploid)  :: autoploidia {f}
autopoiesis {n}  :: autopoiesi {f}
autopolyploid {adj} (having more than two sets of chromosomes)  :: autopoliploide
autoprotolysis {n} (autoionization of water)  :: autoprotolisi {f}
autopsic {adj} (characteristic of an autopsy)  :: autoptico
auto racing {n} (sport)  :: automobilismo {m}
autoreferentially {adv} (i)  :: autoreferenzialmente
autorotation {n} (rotation of the blades of a helicopter by ascending air)  :: autorotazione {f}
autosemantic {adj}  :: autosemantico
autosexual {adj}  :: autosessuale
autosome {n} /ˈɔːtəsəʊm/ (any chromosome other than sex chromosomes)  :: autosoma {m}
autostyly {n}  :: autostilia {f}
autotelic {adj} (containing its own meaning or purpose)  :: autotelico {m}, autotelici {m-p}, autotelica {f}, autoteliche {f-p}
autotelic {adj} (deriving meaning and purpose from within)  :: autotelico {m}, autotelici {m-p}, autotelica {f}, autoteliche {f-p}
autotelic {adj} (not motivated by anything beyond itself)  :: autotelico {m}, autotelici {m-p}, autotelica {f}, autoteliche {f-p}
autoteller {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
autotransfusion {n} (blood transfusion in which a person receives their own blood)  :: autotrasfusione {f}
auto transport truck {n} (truck that carries other motor vehicles)  :: bisarca {f}, camion bisarca {m}
autotroph {n} (organism that can synthesize its food)  :: autrofia
autotrophic {adj} (of or pertaining to the production of organic compounds from carbon dioxide as a carbon source)  :: autotrofico
autotrophy {n} (synthesis of food from inorganic substances)  :: autotrofia {f}
autotypic {adj} (relating to an autotype)  :: autotipico
autovaccination {n}  :: autovaccinazione {f}
autumn {n} /ˈɔtəm/ (season)  :: autunno {m}
autumn {adj} (of or relating to autumn)  :: autunnale
autumnal {adj} /ɔˈtʌmnəɫ/ (of or relating to autumn)  :: autunnale
Auvergne {prop} (region of France)  :: Alvernia {f}
auxiliary {n} (auxiliary verb) SEE: auxiliary verb  ::
auxiliary {adj} /ɔɡˈzɪləɹi/  :: ausiliare, ausiliario
auxiliary {n} (person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner)  :: ausiliare
auxiliary language {n} (international auxiliary language) SEE: international auxiliary language  ::
auxiliary language {n} (auxiliary language)  :: lingua ausiliaria {f}
auxiliary language {n} (minority language) SEE: minority language  ::
auxiliary verb {n} (a helping verb)  :: verbo ausiliaro {m}, ausiliare
auxologic {adj} (of or pertaining to auxology)  :: auxologico
auxologist {n}  :: auxologo {m}
auxology {n} (study of growth)  :: auxologia {f}
auxopathy {n}  :: auxopatia {f}
availability {n} /əˌveɪləˈbɪlɪtɪ]/ (the quality of being available)  :: disponibilità {f}, reperibilità {f}
available {adj} /əˈveɪləb(ə)l/ (capable of being used)  :: disponibile
available {adj} (readily obtainable)  :: disponibile
available {adj}  :: valido
avalanche {n} /ˈævəlæntʃ/ (large sliding mass of snow and ice)  :: valanga {f}, slavina {f}
avalanche {n} (fall of earth, rocks, etc.)  :: valanga {f}
avalanche {n} (sudden descent or influx)  :: valanga {f}
avant-garde {n} /æˈvãt.ɡɑː(ɹ)d/ ((obsolete) the vanguard of an army or other force)  :: avanguardia {f}
avant-garde {n} (group of people promoting new concepts)  :: avanguardia {f}
avantgardist {n} (member of the avant-garde)  :: avanguardista {m} {f}
avantgardistic {adj} (innovative, pioneering) SEE: avant-garde  ::
avarice {n} /ˈævəɹɪs/ (excessive or inordinate desire of gain)  :: avarizia, cupidigia {f}
avarice {n} (inordinate desire for some supposed good)  :: avidità {f}
avaricious {adj} /ˌævəˈɹɪʃəs/ (actuated by avarice)  :: avaro
avariciously {adv} (in a greedy manner)  :: avaramente
avascular {adj} (Lacking blood vessels)  :: avascolare
avatar {n} /ˈæv.ə.tɑɹ/ (The earthly incarnation of a deity, particularly Vishnu)  :: avatar {m}, incarnazione
avatar {n} (A digital representation of a person or being)  :: avatar {m}, emblema, simbolo
Avellino {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Avellino {f}
Avellino {prop} (town and capital of Avellino)  :: Avellino {f}
avenge {v} (to take vengeance for)  :: vendicare
avens {n} /ˈævɪnz/ (plant of Dryas)  :: camedrio {m}
Aventine {adj} /ˈævəntaɪn/ (Pertaining to Aventine Hill)  :: aventiniano
Aventine {prop} (Aventine Hill) SEE: Aventine Hill  ::
Aventine Hill {prop} (one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built)  :: Aventino
aventurine {n} (quartz)  :: avventurina {f}
avenue {n} /ˈæv.əˌnu/ (broad street)  :: viale, corso
aver {v} /əˈvɜː/ (to assert the truth of, to affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner)  :: asserire
average {n} /ˈævəɹɪd͡ʒ/ (arithmetic mean)  :: media {f}
average {adj} (constituting or relating to the average)  :: medio {m}, media {f}
averagely {adv} (in an average manner)  :: mediamente
Avernus {prop} (underworld) SEE: underworld  ::
Avernus {prop} (lake in Italy)  :: Averno {m}, Lago Averno {m}
Averroism {n} (tenets of the Averroists)  :: averroismo {m}
aversion {n} /əˈvɝʒn/ (fixed dislike)  :: avversione
avert {v} /əˈvɝt/ (to ward off)  :: evitare
avian flu {n} (avian influenza) SEE: avian influenza  ::
avian influenza {n} (strain of influenza)  :: aviaria {f}, influenza aviaria {f}
aviary {n} /ˈeɪvɪəɹi/ (confinement for keeping birds)  :: voliera {f}
aviation {n} /eɪviˈeɪʃən/ (art or science of flying)  :: aviazione {f}
Avicenna {prop} /ˌævɪˈsenə/ (a Persian polymath)  :: Avicenna {m}
avicultural {adj}  :: avicolo
aviculture {n} (bird breeding)  :: avicoltura {f}
avid {adj} /ævɪd/ (enthusiastic; passionate)  :: bramoso
avid {adj} (longing eagerly; eager; greedy)  :: avido
avidity {n} (greediness; strong appetite)  :: avidità {f}
avidity {n} (eagerness; intenseness of desire)  :: avidità {f}
avidly {adv} (in an avid manner)  :: avidamente
Avignon {prop} (city in Provence)  :: Avignone {f}
avocado {n} /ævəˈkɑːdəʊ/ (fruit)  :: avocado {m}
avocado {n} (tree)  :: avocado {m}
Avogadro's number {n} (number of atoms present in 0.012 kilograms of isotopically pure carbon-12)  :: numero di Avogadro {m}, costante di Avogadro {f}
avoid {v} /əˈvɔɪd/ (to keep away from)  :: evitare
avoidable {adj} /əˈvɔɪdəbl̩/ (capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable)  :: evitabile
avoid like the plague {v}  :: evitare come la peste
avowal {n} (declaration of affirmation)  :: conferma {f}, riconoscimento {m}, ammissione {f}
avowedly {adv} (with open acknowledgment)  :: dichiaratamente
Avraham {prop} (given name) SEE: Abraham  ::
await {v} /əˈwɛɪt/ (transitive: to wait for)  :: aspettare, attendere
await {v} (to serve)  :: servire
awake {adj} /əˈweɪk/ (conscious)  :: sveglio, desto
awake {adj} (alert, aware)  :: consapevole {m} {f}, conscio, cosciente
awake {v} (to gain consciousness)  :: svegliarsi
awake {v} (to cause someone to stop sleeping)  :: svegliare
awakening {n} /əˈweɪ̯kənɪŋ/ (the act of awaking)  :: risveglio {m}
awakening {n} (a revival of religion)  :: rinnovamento, risveglio
award {n} /əˈwɔɹd/ (decision of arbitrators)  :: sentenza
award {n} (trophy or medal)  :: premio {m}, trofeo {m}, medaglia {f}, onorificenza {f}
award {v} (to give by judicial determination)  :: sentenziare
award {v} (to make an award)  :: premiare
award {v} (give an award/prize for merit)  :: premiare, aggiudicare
aware {adj} /əˈwɛɚ/ (vigilant, on one's guard)  :: all'erta
aware {adj} (having knowledge of something)  :: consapevole
aware {adj}  :: conscio, consapevole
awareness {n} (the state of consciousness)  :: coscienza {f}
awareness {n} (the state or quality of being aware of something)  :: consapevolezza {f}, avviso {m}, conoscenza {f}
away {adv} /əˈweɪ/ (from a place; hence)  :: via
away {adv} (absent; gone; at a distance)  :: lontano
awe {n} /ɔ/ (feeling of fear and reverence)  :: timore {m}
awesome {adj} /ˈɔːsəm/ (causing awe or terror)  :: impressionante
awesome {adj} (excellent, exciting)  :: magnifico, splendido, fantastico
awful {adj} /ˈɔːfʊl/ (oppressing with fear; appalling; terrible)  :: orribile
awfully {adv} (very) SEE: very  ::
awfully {adv} (badly) SEE: badly  ::
awhile {adv} /əˈwaɪl/ (For some time; for a short time)  :: per un po'
awkward {adj} /ˈɔːkwəd/ (lacking dexterity in the use of the hands)  :: maldestro, impacciato, goffo {m}
awkward {adj} (not easily managed or effected; embarrassing)  :: imbarazzato, poco opportuno, delicato, imbarazzante, inopportuno
awkward {adj} (perverse; adverse; untoward)  :: scomodo, poco maneggevole, difficile
awl {n} /ɔl/ (pointed instrument)  :: punteruolo {m}, lesina {f}
AWOL {n} (generic: one who is absent without permission)  :: assente senza permesso, assente ingiustificato {m}
axe {n} /æks/ (tool)  :: ascia {f}, accetta {f}, scure
axe {n} (weapon)  :: ascia {f}
axe {n} (rejection)  :: taglio {m}, scarto {m}
axilla {n} /ækˈsɪlə/ (armpit)  :: ascella
axillary {adj} (of or pertaining to the axilla)  :: ascellare
axiological {adj} (Of or relating to value theory)  :: assiologico
axiology {n} (value theory)  :: assiologia {f}
axiom {n} /ˈaks.ɪ.əm/ (philosophy: supposed self‐evident or necessary truth)  :: assioma {m}
axiom {n} (mathematics: fundamental assumption)  :: assioma {m}
axiomatic {adj} (evident without proof or argument)  :: assiomatico
axiomatic {adj} (of or pertaining to an axiom)  :: assiomatico
axiomatical {adj} (related to an axiom)  :: assiomatico
axiomaticity {n}  :: assiomaticità {f}
axionym {n}  :: assionimo {m}
axis {n} /ˈæksɪs/ (geometry: imaginary line)  :: asse {m}
axis {n} (basis of space or part of graph)  :: asse {m}
axis {n} (second cervical vertebra)  :: epistrofeo {m}
axis of evil {n} (states sponsoring terrorism and seeking weapons of mass destruction)  :: asse della malvagità
axis of symmetry {n} (a line about which a geometric figure is symmetric)  :: asse di simmetria
Axis power {n} (fascist country of World War II)  :: Asse {m}, Potenze dell'Asse
axiverse {n} (a postulated universe populated by axions having sizes of many different orders of magnitude)  :: axiverso {m}
axle {n} /ˈæksəl/ (the pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel)  :: asse {m}
axle {n} (a transverse bar or shaft)  :: asse {m}
axle {n} (an axis)  :: asse {m}
axolotl {n} /ˈæk.səˌlɑ.təl/ (endangered salamander)  :: axolotl {m}, assolotto {m}
axon {n} (a nerve fibre)  :: assone {m}
axonal {adj} (of or pertaining to an axon)  :: assonale
ayatollah {n} (a religious leader)  :: ayatollah {m}
aye-aye {n} /ˈʌɪˌʌɪ/ (nocturnal quadruped)  :: aié-aié, aye-aye, chiromio
aye aye, sir {phrase} (nautical - I hear, understand and will comply)  :: signorsì
Ayers Rock {prop} (Uluru) SEE: Uluru  ::
Aymara {prop} /ˌaɪməˈɹɑː/ (language of South America)  :: lingua aymara
azalea {n} (plant)  :: azalea {f}
Azawad {prop} (an unrecognised state)  :: Azauad
azeotrope {n} (mixture of two substances non-separable by normal distillation)  :: azeotropo {m}
azeotropic {adj}  :: azeotropico
Azerbaijan {prop} /ˌæz.ə(ɹ).baɪˈ(d)ʒɑːn/ (country in the Caucasus)  :: Azerbaigian {m}
Azerbaijani {prop} (language of Azerbaijan) SEE: Azeri  ::
Azerbaijani Turkic {prop} (Azeri) SEE: Azeri  ::
Azeri {prop} (Azeri language)  :: azerbaigiano
Azeri Turkic {prop} (Azeri) SEE: Azeri  ::
azide {n} (N3 radical)  :: azoturo {m}
azide {n} (N3- anion)  :: azoturo {m}
azimuth {n} /ˈæzɪməθ/ (an arc of the horizon)  :: azimut
azimuthal {adj} /ˌæzəˈmʌθəl/ (Of or pertaining to the azimuth)  :: azimutale
azimuthal {adj} (A map projection which preserves direction for all points relative to a selected point)  :: azimutale
azo compound {n} (organic compound)  :: azocomposto {m}
azoic {adj} (anterior to the existence of animal life)  :: azoico
Azores {prop} /ˈeɪzɔːɹz/ (an archipelago and an autonomous region)  :: le Azzorre {f-p}
azotemia {n} /æzəʊtimi.ə/ (accumulation in the blood of waste products)  :: azotemia {f}
Azrael {prop} (angel of death)  :: Azrael {m}
azure {n} /ˈæʒɚ/ (blue colour on a coat of arms)  :: azzurro
azure {n} (colour of the sky)  :: azzurro {m}
azure {adj} (sky-blue coloured)  :: azzurro
azure {adj} (heraldry: of blue colour on a coat of arms)  :: azzurro
azure {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli  ::
azurite {n} (blue, vitreous mineral)  :: azzurrite {f}