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a forza

through; forcefully

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a portata di mano

within reach; convienent

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a proposito (di)

speaking of

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a seconda di

depending on

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a titolo fratuito

for free

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accialeria

steel plant

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accogliere

to receive; to accept

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acquisire

to acquire

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adattarsi (a)

to adapt oneself

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affabilità

amiability; friendliness

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affatto

at all

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affrontare

to confront; to cope with

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agrario/ agricolo

agricultural

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al punto (di)

to the extent of

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alimentare

to forment; to fuel

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allinearsi (con)

to side with; to conform to

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allontanare

to move/pull away

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ammazzare

to kill; to murder

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annidarsi

to hide; to lurk

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anzitutto

first of all

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appartenere (a)

to belong

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appello

appeal; plea

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approdo

landing place

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aspettarsi (da)

to expect

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assegnare

to assign; to allocate

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assicurare

to guarantee

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assumere

to hire; to assume

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attraverso

through

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aumentare

to increase

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avanzare

to advance

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avere a che fare (con)

to have to do with

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avere la meglio

to the better of

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avere la sensazione (di)

to sense; to have a feeling

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avvenimento

event; occurance

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avvertire

to inform; to warn

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badante

caregiver

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bastare

to be enough

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ben accetto

welcome; liked

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benessere

wellbeing; comfort

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bilancia commerciale

commercial balance

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brevetto

patent

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calo

decrease, decline

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capacità di investimento

investment power/ ability

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capitare

to happen; to befall

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carbone

coal

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carcere

jail

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carrozza

carriage; coach

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casa editrice

publishing house

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catanese

from Catania

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cecità

blindness

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cervello

brain

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cessione

assignment; transfer

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circolo

group; set

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colf

domestic help

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colloquio

conversation; interview

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commissionare

to commission; to order

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comodino

nightstand

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comunitario

of the European Community

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concedere

to grant; to allow

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concorso

competition; contest

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condannato

convicted

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condurre (a)

to manage; to lead

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confondere (con)

to confuse; to mistake

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coniuge

spouse

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connazionale

fellow countryman

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considerevole

substantial; significant

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controllo d'entrata

immigration inspection

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corrispondere (a)

to be equivalent to

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cortese

polite; kind

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costringere (a)

to force; to compel

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criminalità

crime

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da una parte/ dall'altra (d'altra)

on the one hand/ on the other hand

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datore di lavoro

employer

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decennio

a ten-year period

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degenerazione maculare senile umida

wet age-related macular degeneration

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delitto

crime; offense; felony

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denaro

money

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detenuto

convict; detainee

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di seconda mano

second-handed; used

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dibattito

debate

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diminuire

to decline; to decrease

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diritti (d'attore)

copyright

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discendente

descendant

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disillusione

disenchantment

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ditta

firm; company

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domestico

domestic; household

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dopoguerra

postwar period

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duraturo

lasting; durable

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emarginare

to marginalize; to segregate

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emergere

to surface

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encomiabile

praiseworthy; laudable

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ente

board; organization

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esauriente

exhaustive

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esauriente

exhaustive

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esiliato/ esule

exiled; in exile

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esprimersi

to express oneself

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essere frutto (di)

to be the result of

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essere grato (di/ a/ per)

to be grateful; to be appreciative

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estendersi (a)

to stretch to; to extend

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evidenziare

to emphasize

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falegname

carpenter

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fare a meno (di)

to do without

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fare mostra (di)

to pretend

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fare parte (di)

to be a part of; to belong

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fare piazza pulita (di)

to make a clean sweep

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fare riferimento (a)

to refer to; to mention

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farmaco

medicine

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farneticare

to rave; to be delirious

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fattura

invoice; bill

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fazzoletto

handkerchief

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ferreo

inflexible; tough

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fidato

trustworthy; reliable

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finanziare

to fund; to finance

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fisso

fixed; steady

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fornire

to provide

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forzato

forced; strained

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fuggire (da)

to flee; to get away

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gradire

to welcome; to appreciate

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graduatoria

to appreciate

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gusto

taste; flavor

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imporre

to impose; to enforce

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imprigionato

imprisoned; trapped

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in accordo (con)

in accordance with

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in attesa

waiting; expectation

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in base (a)

on the basis of

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in cambio

in return; in exchange

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in cima (a)

on top

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in confront (a)

in comparison with

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in modo decisivo

decisively

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in prestito

on loan

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in via di sviluppo

developing

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incertezza

uncertainty; indecision

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inchiesta

inquiry; survey

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incubo

nightmare; ordeal

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indagine

investigation; survey

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infondato

unfounded

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ingrigito

greying

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insulare

insular; of an island

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integrare/ integrarsi

to integrate; to fit in

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intendere

to understand; to mean

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intesa

agreement; understanding

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irrequieto

restless; uneasy

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istruire

to educate; to train

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letto a castello

bunk bed

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licenziare/ licenziarsi

to fire; to quit

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lineamenti

features; linament

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luna di miele

honeymoon

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mal di mare

seasickness

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malcontento

discontent; dissatisfaction

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mancanza

lack; loss

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manifestare

to demonstrate; to display

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manodopera

manpower; labor

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manovale

laboror

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massima

saying; aphorism

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mento

chin

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mestiere

profession; job

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mettere a disposizione

to place at somebody's disposal

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mettere un velo (su)

to draw a veil; to hide

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mettersi nei panni (di)

to be in somebody's place

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migliorare

to improve

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miliardo

billion

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minatore

coal miner

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miope

short-sighted

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mirare (a)

to admire; to aim

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motivo

reason

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multa

fine; ticket

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norma/ normativa

rule; regulations

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nuovi venuti

newcomer

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obiettare

to object

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ondata migratoria

migratory wave

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onorevole

member of parliament

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operaio

factory worker

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ospitare

to give shelter; to accomodate

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padronanza

command; knowledge

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pagella

school report card

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parere

opinion; point of view

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passare inosservato

to go unnoticed

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patria

homeland; native country

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per giunta

in addition; to boot

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per niente

for nothing; for no reason

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permesso (di lavoro; di soggiorno)

permit (work; residence)

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permettersi

to be able to afford

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perseguitare

to persecute

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pertanto

therefore; so

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polemica

controversy; debate

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posto di lavoro

job; employment

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prestazione

work; performance

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prevedere

to anticipate; to expect

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privare (di)

to deprive

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procurare

to obtain; to provide

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profugo

refugee

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promettente

promising

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promotore

organizer; founder

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promuovere (la ricerca)

to promote (research)

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pronipote

descendant

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proporre

to propose; to suggest

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provenire (da)

to be from; to originate

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provvedere (a)

to provide for; to take measures

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qualifica

qualification; status

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questura

police headquarters

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quintale

100 kg (200 lbs)

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raccoglitore

picker; gatherer

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rapporto

report

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reagire

to react; to protest

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requisito

requirement; qualification

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rettore

university president

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ricavare

to make; to derive

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riconoscibile

identifiable

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rifiutare

to refuse

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riflettere

to reflect; to consider

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riguardare

to be about

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rilasciare

to issue; to release

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rimessa

remittance; transfer

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rimpatriare

to repatriate

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rinnovare

to renew

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ripresa

recovery; revival

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riscontro

reply; acknowledgement

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risparmio

saving; conservation

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rispetto

respect

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riunirsi (a/ con)

to be reunited; to unite

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rivolgersi (a)

to turn to; to address

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ruga

wrinkle

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rumeno

from Romania

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saltuario

occasional; casual

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sbrigare (una pratica)

to deal with a case

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scambiarsi

to exchange

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sconosciuto

unknown; unfamiliar

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sentirsi a proprio agio/ a disagio

to feel at ease/ uneasy

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serbatoio

repository

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servire (a)

to serve a purpose

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sfondo (a razziale)

racially motivated

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sgombero

evacuation; removal

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siccome

as; since

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sistemarsi

to settle

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somma

sum; total; result

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sospettare

to suspect; to doubt

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sostenere

to support; to claim

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sottolineare

to stress; to emphasize

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sovraffollato

overcrowded

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stabillirsi

to settle; to locate

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straccio

rag; shred

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strutturato

structured; organized

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sviluppo

development; growth

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svolgere

to carry out; to perform

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tentativo

attempt; try

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terziario (settore)

tertiary sector

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traguardo

finishing line; goal

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trascorrere

to spend/ pass time

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trattare male

to treat badly; to be rude

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traversata

crossing; passage

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trovarsi

to find oneself

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tuttavia

however; nonetheless

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umile

humble

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un bel niente

absolutely nothing

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un colpo di telefono

phone call

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usanza

habit; tradition

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usi e costumi

customs and traditions

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vizio

vice; addiction; bad habit

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volentieri

gladly; with pleasure

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xenofobia

xenophobia