silence

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 /ˈsaɪləns/


WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
silence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (absence of sound)silenzio nm
 The first thing Paul noticed when he got out into the countryside was the silence.
silence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person: not speaking)silenzio nm
  mutismo nm
 Harriet kept asking Ursula questions, but was met only with silence.
silence [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (make [sb] not talk)zittire vtr
  far tacere vtr
silence [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (stop sound) (bloccare un suono)silenziare vtr
 Agatha silenced the music, so everyone could hear what Oliver had to say.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
silence [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (put a stop to)mettere a tacere, far cessare vtr
 The landowners successfully managed to silence all complaint by bribing the villagers.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
awkward silence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (embarrassed pause in conversation) (durante dialogo)silenzio imbarazzante nm
cone of silence cono di silenzio
conspiracy of silence omertà nf
deadly silence,
deathly silence
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(total lack of sound or voices)silenzio di tomba nm
golden silence silenzio d'oro
in silence advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (without speaking)in silenzio
 They sat in silence, gazing out of the window at the rain.
 Stavano seduti in silenzio, guardando la pioggia fuori dalla finestra.
right of silence,
right to silence,
US: right to remain silent
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(legal entitlement to say nothing) (diritto)facoltà di non rispondere nf
  (letteralmente)diritto al silenzio nm
Silence is golden. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (It is wisest to say nothing)traduzione non disponibile
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