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Flashcards in Ace the AP Italian Exam Deck- Bellezza ed Estetica Deck (219):
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abbellimento

embellishment, ornament

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abbiente

well- off, affluent

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acciaio

steel

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accostamento

combination , juxtaposition

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addetto al mestiere

person in charge, expert

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affrettarsi (a)

to hurry up, to hasten

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ago

needle

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altrimenti

otherwise

9

anziché

instead of, rather than

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apertura

opening, inauguration

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apparizione

appearance

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arco (nell'arco di)

in the space time, span of

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arredamento

furnishing, interior design

14

atterraggio

landing

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attrarre

to attract, apeal to

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attrezzatura

equipment, facilities

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bandire (~un concorso)

to announce a competition

18

bene (~ artistico)

piece of art, artwork

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beni di consumo

consumer goods

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blandizia

blandishment, flattery

21

bolla

bubble

22

bomboletta (~ spray)

spray paint can

23

bravura

ability, skill

24

cadere dalle nuvole

to be astounded

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cartellone

billboard

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casa d'aste

auction house

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cattena di montaggio

assembly line

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caverna

cave, cavern

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celluloide (mondo della~)

the film /motion- picture industry

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censura

censorship

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ceruleo

cerulean, sky-blue

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cinquantina

about fifly

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citazione

quotation

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cittadino

urban, civic

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civettare

to flirt

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coinvolgere

to intrigue, to absorb

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collegare

to connect, to link

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colonna sonora

soundtrack

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come tale

as such

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comparire

to appear

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complesso

group, unit

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confino

place of internment

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conquistare

to conquer, to win over

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consciamente

consciously

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contenere

to contain, to include

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corredo

dowry linens

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cospargere

to sprinkle, to strew

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crollare

to collapse, to crumble

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cucire

to saw, to stitch

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curva parabolica

parabolic curve

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danno

damage, harm, injury

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dedicarsi (a)

to devote oneself to

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di marca

branded

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diffondersi

to spread, to radiate

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direttiva

instruction, direction

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disabitato

uninhabited, unoccupied

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distinguere

to distinguish, to discern

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editore

publisher

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efelidi/ lentiggini

freekles

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eliporto

heliport

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entrare a far parte

to join

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epoca

era, period

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epoca

era, period

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esemplare

copy, sample

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espandersi

to expand, to extend

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espellere

to expel

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esporre

to expose, to display

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esportare

to export

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essere adatto (a)

to be right/fit for

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essere capace (di)

to be able to

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essere costretto (a)

to be forced to

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essere impegnato

to be busy, committed

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essere iscritto

to be a member

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essere propenso (a)

to be inclined

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essere stupito

to be surprised

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fabbrica

factory

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faccende domestiche

house chores

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far risaltare

to highlight, to enhance

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fare del proprio meglio

to do one's best

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fare ricorso (a)

to resort to

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fascio

fascist party

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federale

fascist party secretary

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fiato (stare col ~ sospeso)

breath (with bbated ~)

84

finire in bellezza

to end on a high note

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firma (~ famosa)

famous stylist

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firmato (un vestito~)

designer dress

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folto

thick, dense

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fondatore

founder

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forma (~ d'arte)

art form

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franchezza

straightforwardness

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funzionare

to work, to serve as

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gestire

to manage, to handle

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gigantesco

huge, colossal

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illustre

renowned, famous

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imbrattatore

soiler

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impegno (~ sociale)

social commitment

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impiegato

clerk, employee

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impresa

enterprise, firm

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incorporare

to include, to merge

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indaffarato

busy

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influire

to influence, to affect

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inoltrare

to submit, to forward

103

iride

iris

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ispirarsi (a)

to draw inspiration from

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lagunare (città ~)

synonym for Venezia

106

lenzuola (pl. f.) il lenzuolo

bed sheets

107

lini

linen for the dowry

108

lodare

to praise

109

lusignare

to blandish, to flatter

110

lusso

luxury, wealth

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maestro

teacher, master

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marmo

marble

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meravigliare

to surprise, to amaze

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meritare

to deserve, to merit

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mettere in evidenza

to emphasize

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milanese

from Milano

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ministero

secretary, minister

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mostra

exhibit

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municipio

municipality

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nascosto

hidden, concealed

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navigare in rete

to surf the web

122

nel corso di

during, in the course of

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nostrano

local

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notevolmente

remarkably, significantly

125

noto

known

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officina

shop, workshop

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onorifico (premio ~)

honorary award

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opera

piece of art/ work

129

operatore cinematografico

cameraman

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orgoglio

pride

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padiglione

pavillon

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palazzina

building

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parecchi

several, numerous

134

passante

passerby

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pastore

shepherd

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patrimonio dell'umanità

world heritage site

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patrocinare

to sponsor, to support

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peggiorare

to worsen, to aggravate

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pena

penalty, sanction

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pendere

to lean, to be inclined

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piacevole

pleasant

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pinacoteca

art gallery

143

pionere

pioneer

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pista

track

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porre (~domande)

to ask questions

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portare (a)

to lead to

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postazione

post, position

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premio

prize, award

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prendersela con calma

to take things easy

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presa

plug

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progettista

designer, planner

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provvedimento

measure, precaution

153

punizione

punishment

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punteggiato

doted, speckled

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quadro (volto ~)

square, square face

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quotato

estimated, quoted

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quotidiano

daily

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raddrizzarsi

to stighten up

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raffinato

refined, sophisticated

160

rafforzare

to strengthen

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rassegna (~ cinematografica)

film festival

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recupero

restoration, reclamation

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regista

film director

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rendere

to restore, to publicize

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restauro

restoration, repairs

166

richiamare

to recall, to remind

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richiedere

to require

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riciclaggio

recycling

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ricominciare (a)

to resume, to restart

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rifarsi (a)

to follow, to go by

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rilassato

relaxed

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riscatto

redepmtion, ransom

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risolversi

to change (into), to turn (into)

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ristrutturazione

restoration, renovation

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riva

shore, bank

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rubare

to steal

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sardo

from Sardinia

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scarabocchio

doodle, scribble

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schermo

flirtation

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scintillio

sparkling, twinkling

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scopo

goal, aim

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sfuggire

to escape, to avoid

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sgomberare

to vacate, to clear out

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sindacato

trade union

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sofferenza

pain, distress

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solidarietà

solidarity, support

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sopracciglia

eyebrow

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sostanza

the substance

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sparso

strewn

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splendere

to shine

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stabile

building(n), permanent (a)

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stabilimento

factory, plant

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stabilire

to establish - isc

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stabilizzarsi

to stabilize, to steady

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stampa (libertà di ~)

press (freedom of press)

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stoviglie

tableware

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stupire

to surprise

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sventura

misfortune, disaster

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svolgersi

to take place, to be set

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tendere (a)

to aim, to lean

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terremoto

earthquake

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territorio

area, region

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testata

newspaper

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tetto

roof

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torinese

from Torino

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tovaglia

tablecloth

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tranquillità

quiet

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transito

transit, way

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trasmettere

to convey

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tubo

tube, pipe

211

unicità

uniqueness

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valere la pena

to be worth the effort

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valore di mercato

market value

214

vasto

wide, extensive

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ventina

about twenty

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vermiglio

vermilion

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vernice

paint

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vetro

glass

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vettura

car