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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (simply)solo, solamente, semplicemente avv
 I only want a sandwich for lunch.
 Voglio solo un tramezzino per pranzo.
only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (merely)solo, solamente, semplicemente avv
 It'll only make things more complicated.
 Complicherà solo le cose.
only adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (one or one of few)unico, solo agg
 She was the only girl in the class with red hair.
 Era l'unica della classe con i capelli rossi.
only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (exclusively)solo, soltanto, solamente avv
 Only family members attended the funeral.
 Solo i parenti hanno assistito al funerale.
 
Additional Translations
only adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (best)solo avv
  unico agg
 Low-cut jeans are the only kind to wear these days.
 Oggigiorno si indossano solo jeans a vita bassa.
only adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (without siblings)unico agg
 She was an only child.
 Era figlia unica.
only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (as recently as)appena, solo avv
 But I saw him only yesterday!
 Ma l'ho visto appena ieri!
only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (very recently)appena, solo avv
 I've only just put the kettle on.
 Ho messo su il bollitore solo ora.
only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (solely)solo, solamente, unicamente avv
 Only we are allowed in this room.
 Solo noi siamo ammessi in questa stanza.
only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (very)semplicemente avv
 She loves him only too well.
 Semplicemente lo ama troppo.
only conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (but)solo che, ma, però cong
 I'd give him a lift; only my car's being repaired.
 Gli darei un passaggio, solo che la mia macchina è in riparazione.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
adults only,
adults-only
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(not for under-18s) (oltre la maggiore età)solo per adulti, per adulti
Nota: hyphen used when term follows a noun
For Demonstration Purposes Only adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (model, sample: not fully functional)a scopo dimostrativo, al solo scopo dimostrativo agg
 This model is for demonstration purposes only.
 Il modello è al solo scopo dimostrativo.
from only preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (price, etc.: starting at) (promozioni, tariffe)a partire da solo, a partire da soli, a partire da appena prep
 Rooms are available from only €20 per person per night.
 Stanze a partire da solo 20 € a notte per persona.
if and only if conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (on the strict condition that)se e solo se cong
 I'll help you, if and only if, you promise to do your part.
 Ti aiuto, se e solo se prometti di fare la tua parte.
if only interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing a wish) (valore ottativo)magari cong
 If only I had a million dollars!
 Magari avessi un milione di dollari!
if only conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (on the single condition that) (valore ottativo)purché, se, se solo cong
 This plan will work if only we get enough funding for it.
 Questo piano potrà funzionare, purché otteniamo abbastanza fondi.
in name only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not in fact or in practice)solo di nome
  solo formalmente avv
not only advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not being restricted to)non solo avv
only a few solo alcuni
only child nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] without siblings)figlio unico nm
 My mother's an only child, but my father has five siblings.
 Mia madre è figlia unica, mentre mio padre ha cinque fratelli.
only choice nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (only available option)unica possibilità nf
 There is no public transport round here so my only choice is to go by car.
 Non c'è trasporto pubblico dove abito, quindi la mia unica possibilità è muovermi in macchina.
only have eyes for [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (find attractive)avere occhi solo per qlcn vtr
only have eyes for [sb]  (idiom)avere occhi solo per qualcuno loc verb
only hope nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (sole potential solution or remedy)sola speranza, unica speranza nf
 There's no other choice; this is our only hope.
 Non abbiamo altra scelta; questa è la nostra sola speranza.
only if conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (not unless)solo se cong
 I'll go, but only if you go with me.
 Vengo alla tua festa solo se non inviti quell'antipatica di Genoveffa.
only just advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by slight margin)appena, per poco avv
  (colloquiale)per un pelo avv
 She won the race, but only just.
 Ha vinto la corsa, ma per poco.
only just advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (very recently)da poco, di recente avv
 I have only just begun to learn French; I'm on lesson three.
only occasionally advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (quite rarely)raramente, in rare occasioni avv
 I go to the cinema only occasionally these days, because it is so expensive.
 Oramai vado al cinema solo raramente perché costa troppo.
only once advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on one occasion only)solo una volta avv
 I've been to Paris only once but would like to return some day.
only once advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a single time without repetition)solo una volta, una volta sola
 Press the "enter key" only once.
only son figlio unico nm
only too advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (especially)molto, proprio avv
  fin troppo avv
 He is only too keen to leave school.
only when necessary advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (strictly as required)solo se necessario
 You must take the pain killers only when necessary.
only yesterday soltanto ieri
only-begotten Son of the Father nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. Bible (Christianity: Jesus Christ) (biblico)Gesù Cristo unigenito Figlio di Dio nm
 Uno dei libri scritti da Giovanni Paolo II si intitola "Il Credo. Gesù Cristo unigenito figlio di Dio"
standing room only exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (event: no seats available)solo posti in piedi
standing room only exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (public transport: no spare seats)solo posti in piedi
the one and only adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (incomparable and unique)solo e unico agg
the Only-Begotten il Figlio Unigenito nm
women-only,
women only
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(restricted to adult females)solo donne agg
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