a

 /a/


Forme flesse di 'a' (n): pl: a

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
a nf (lettera dell'alfabeto latino) (letter of the alphabet)a nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
a pref (prefisso privativo)without prefixprefix: Added to front of word stem--for example, unsaid = un+said.
 I became an atheist in Rome.
a prep (stato in luogo)at, in preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
a prep (moto a luogo)to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 I'm going to Canada on vacation.
a prep (tempo determinato)at preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 See you at 5 sharp.
a prep (comportamento, modo)at preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 The convoy moved at a crawl.
a prep (mezzo, strumento)by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 This blanket was knitted by hand.
 It takes about twenty minutes to get there on foot.
a prep (fine, scopo)to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 They deployed to defend of the capital.
a prep (causa)at, upon preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 At my prodding, he confessed.
a prep (limitazione)by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 By all appearances, the riots were over.
a prep (confronto, rapporto)to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  asleep preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Your car is similar to mine.
 Your car is the same as mine.
a prep (distributivo)a preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  for preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Local beer is three bucks a pop.
 Cars like that one sell for around $20,000.
a prep (predicativo)as preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 They elected him as their leader.
a prep (vantaggio o svantaggio)for, to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 The compound is harmful to pets.
a prep (pena o ammenda)to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 He was sentenced to life imprisonment.
a prep (in proposizioni temporali)on, upon preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Al vederlo ebbi un tuffo al cuore.
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. She waved on seeing him across the street.
a prep (in proposizioni causali)on, upon preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 A pensarci bene è meglio soprassedere.
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. On reflection, I think you're right.
a prep (in proposizioni finali)to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Vado a vedere cosa succede.
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. You need character to go it alone.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
a | A
"indulgere a,
in"
vi
(vizio)indulge in
a tutta velocità at full speed advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a bella posta on purpose, intentionally, deliberately advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a ben guardare on closer view exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  on second thoughts exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a ben vedere on closer inspection exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  if you look more closely exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  if you think about it, when you think about it exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a beneficio di to the benefit of, in favour of, for the good of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in the interest of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a bocce ferme loc (in una situazione chiara e definita)as things settle down idiom
 Ne discuteremo meglio a bocce ferme.
 We can discuss it further when things settle down.
a bordo piscina at the poolside preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
a braccia aperte with open arms
a braccia aperte open arms
a braghe/brache calate with your trousers down exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a breve shortly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a breve distanza nearby, at a short distance advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a briglia sciolta full gallop
a briglia sciolta (veloce)at full gallop
a brutto muso surly-faced adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  in a sulk exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  with a long face advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a buon diritto rightfully, legitimately advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  deservedly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  with good reason advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a buon fine resolution, positive ending nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
a buon rendere  (US)I'll return the favor exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (UK)I'll return the favour exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (informal)I owe you one exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (offer or payment, drink)the next one's on me, I'll get the next one exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
A caccia di guai looking for trouble exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (slang)cruising for a bruising idiom
a caldo rashly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a capitale misto  (business)shared capital nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
a cappella (music)a cappella
A carattere musicale of a musical nature, musical adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a carico del destinatario carriage forward exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a carico del mittente carriage paid exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
A carico di at the expense of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a carnevale ogni scherzo vale  (Italian saying)during Carnival every joke counts phrase
a caso at random advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  by chance exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a caval donato non si guarda in bocca  (proverb)you shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth
a cavallo by horse
a cavallo advhorseback
a cavallo adj (riding a horse)riding
a cavallo on horseback
a cavallo di o fra over or between preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
a cazzo di cane messily, haphazardly, scrappily advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a che ora combiniamo? when shall we get together?, when shall we meet? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a che ora...? at what time...? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a che pro? what for? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  to what benefit? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a che riguardo? what about? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a che titolo in whose name? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a chi di competenza  (formal letters)to whom it may concern exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a chi la racconti? who are you kidding? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a chi lo dici!! you're telling me! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a chi tocca,
tocca
that's life idiom
a chi troppo,
a chi niente
some have it all, some people have all the luck idiom
a chi voglio darla a bere who am I kidding?, who am I trying to kid? idiom
a chiare lettere in black and white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a ciascuno il suo to each his own exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a ciclo completo through a complete circle advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a ciò preposto authorized, designated adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a colpo sicuro a sure hit advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a completamento to completion adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a conclusione di at the conclusion of, at the end of
a condizioni di mercato at market conditions
a conduzione familiare family run adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a consuntivo at cost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a corollario di moreover, in addition, besides advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a corredo supplied with adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a corredo traduzione non disponibile
a corrente alternata (elettricità)AC, alternating current nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
a corrente alternata (figurato: incostante)fickle, flighty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  temperamental adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a cosa devo il piacere? to what do I owe the pleasure? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a cose finite when all is done exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a croce adj (in the shape of a cross)crosswise
a crudo raw adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a cuor leggero light-heartedly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a cuore aperto  (medical)open-heart
 My grandfather is having open-heart surgery this week.
a danno di to the detriment of nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
a debita distanza at a safe distance advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  keeping clear
a denti stretti gritting your teeth adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a denti stretti! with gritted teeth adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a destra e a manca right, left and centre exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a detta di... according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  reportedly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a disagio uncomfortable, awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a distanza ravvicinata at close quarters exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a domani (saluto) (greeting)see you tomorrow
a doppia cifra double figures adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a dovere avvproperly adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  as it should be exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a due a due two by two advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a due mani with two hands
a due passi very close to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  a stone's throw from idiom
a due vie two-lane adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a effetto with the effect of advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a fare da cornice framing v
a farsi benedire go to hell v
a fatica avvwith difficulty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a filo flush
a fior di pelle on edge, highly strung adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a fior di pelle traduzione non disponibile
a fondo perduto non repayable adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a fortiori (econ.)a fortiori
a forza di by constantly, by persisting in advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a forza di traduzione non disponibile
a freddo/a caldo hot/cold
a furia di by doing [sth] so much advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a futura memoria for future reference
  for posterity
a gambe levate take to one's heels, hotfoot v
a giochi fatti after all is said and done
a giustificazione as justification
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