proposito

See also: propósito

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin prōpositum (plan, intention, literally that which is proposed), neuter form of prōpositum, perfect passive participle of prōpōnō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /proˈpɔ.zi.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɔzito
  • Hyphenation: pro‧pò‧si‧to

NounEdit

proposito m (plural propositi)

  1. purpose, intention, plan, design
    fermo propositofirm resolution
    di propositoon purpose, intentionally
  2. aim, object, purpose, purport
    il mio proposito, nello scrivere questo saggio, era di...my aim, in writing this essay, was to...
  3. subject, point
    a proposito dion the subject of; a propos; in regard
    a propositoin that regard; by the way

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ReferencesEdit

  • proposito in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

prōpositō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of prōpositus

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

proposito

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of propositar

NounEdit

proposito m (plural propositos)

  1. Obsolete spelling of propósito