pace

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 /ˈpeɪsɪ, ˈpeɪs/

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rate)  (velocità)ritmo nm
  velocità nf
 His heart was beating at a pace which frightened the nurses.
 Il suo cuore batteva con un ritmo tale che le infermiere si sono spaventate.
pace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (walk quickly)  (attraversare camminando)percorrere vtr
 She paced the floor.
 Percorse il pavimento.
pace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (set speed)  (il ritmo, la velocità, il passo)regolare vtr
 I need to pace myself when I am eating.
 Devo regolare la mia foga nel mangiare.
 
Additional Translations
pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (speed)  (ritmo della camminata)passo nm
  andatura nf
 The leading runner sets the pace in a race.
 Il primo corridore segna il passo in una gara.
pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (step)passo nm
 She moved with a rapid but short pace.
 Si muoveva a passi rapidi e brevi.
pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (way of walking)andatura nf
  passo nm
 Armies march at a steady pace.
 Gli eserciti marciano ad un'andatura regolare.
pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (measured distance)  (distanza)passo nm
 They stood ten paces apart.
 Stavano a dieci passi di distanza.
pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gait of horse)andatura nf
 A horse has four paces - walk, trot, canter and gallop.
 I cavalli hanno quattro andature: passo, trotto, piccolo galoppo, galoppo.
pace viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (walk quickly)camminare su e giù, camminare avanti e indietro vi
 He paced outside as his wife was delivering the baby.
 Camminava su e giù fuori dalla stanza mentre sua moglie partoriva.
pace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (set speed: racing)dare il passo vtr
 Runners hoping to set a new record need another runner to pace them.
 I corridori che vogliono battere un nuovo record hanno bisogno di un altro corridore che dia loro il passo.
pace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (measure with steps)misurare a passi vtr
 He paced the distance from the rock to the treasure.
 Ha misurato a passi la distanza dalla roccia al tesoro.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
a blistering pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal (great speed)gran velocità
at a blistering pace advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative, informal (fast)  (informale, figurato)a velocità supersonica
   (informale)a una velocità pazzesca
 Her new secretary typed at a blistering pace.
at a glacial pace advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (very slowly)  (molto lentamente)a passo di lumaca, al rallentatore avv
at a slow pace advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (slowly)lentamente avv
  a rilento
 The tortoise won the race, even though he went at a slow pace.
at a snail's pace   (lentamente)a passo di lumaca
at one's own pace advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a speed one is comfortable with)con i propri tempi
  con il proprio ritmo
change of pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (refreshing deviation from the usual)cambio di abitudini nm
even pace andatura costante
fast pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (brisk or rapid rhythm)passo spedito, passo svelto nm
 He walked at such a fast pace that it was difficult to keep up with him.
great pace grande passo
keep pace viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." literal (go fast enough)tenere il passo di, tener dietro a, star dietro a vi
 John was not able to keep pace with the other runners.
 Gianni non riusciva a star dietro agli altri corridori.
keep pace viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (stay up to date)tenersi al passo, tenersi aggiornato v rif
 John was not able to keep pace with his favorite television shows.
keep pace with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (match the speed of)tenere il passo di
keep pace with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (follow, remain up to date with)tenersi al corrente di
  tenersi al passo con
pace car nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (in race)safety car nf
set the pace v literal (running, etc.: determine speed)dettare il passo vtr
set the pace v figurative (set a precedent or example)  (figurato: essere i primi a fare qc)fare da battistrada vtr
step up the pace v (increase speed)aumentare il passo
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