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.
  She waved on seeing him across the street.This sentence is not a translation of the Italian sentence.
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.
  On reflection, I think you're right.This sentence is not a translation of the Italian sentence.
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.
  You need character to go it alone.This sentence is not a translation of the Italian sentence.
  Segnala un errore

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
a | A
"indulgere a,
in"
vi
(vizio)indulge in
(camino) a gas gas log
(golf) a nove buche nine-hole
(golf) a nove buche nine-holes
(non) torcere un capello a qn nm(not to) harm a hair of [sb]'s head
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 180 gradi  (colloquial)half-turn
  (temperature)180°
  (slang)a complete turnaround
a baldacchino adj (covered with a canopy)canopied
a banda larga adj (internet)broadband
a bande gialle adjyellow-striped
a bandiera adj (anything in the shape of a flag)flag
a base in base
a bassa frequenza low frequency
a bassa temperatura adj (with low temperature)cold
a bassa voce,
sottovoce
in a whisper
a bassissima frequenza very low frequency
a basso contrasto (luce) high-key
a basso costo,
a buon mercato
agg, avv
down market
a basso prezzo at a low price
a batteria adjbattery-powered
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 bilancio zero adj (econ, comm - gains and losses cancel out)wash
a bocca aperta open-mouthed
a bocca aperta adj and adv (restare a bocca aperta per lo stupore)agape
a bocca larga wide-mouthed
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 adj (riding a vehicle)riding
a bordo on board
a bordo adv (baby on board!)onboard
a bordo della nave on board ship
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 braccia e gambe divaricate spread-eagled
a braccio off the cuff
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 brandelli adjin shreds
a brandelli,
a pezzi
in rags
a brandelli,
a pezzi
in tatters
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 breve scadenza on short notice
a breve termine short-run
a breve termine short-term
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 mercato adv (inexpensively)cheaply
a buon mercato inexpensively
a buon mercato;
ordinario
adj
dime-a-dozen
a buon prezzo at a bargain
a buon prezzo at a good price
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 camme adj (automotive)cam
a campana adjbell-like
a capitale misto  (business)shared capital nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
a capitale straniero adjforeign-owned
a capofitto headlong rush
a capofitto;
avventatamente;
sottosopra
head over heels
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 caratteri cubitali in red letters
a carbone adjcoal-burning
a carico adv (on the back)piggyback
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 caro prezzo great cost
a casa at home
a casa con at home with
a casa in at home in
a casaccio hit-or-miss
a casaccio advrandomness
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 catena in a chain
a causa prep (a causa di)because of
a causa del tempo under the weather
a causa di due to
a causa di because of
a causa di on the score of
a causa di prep (locuzione prepositiva) (due to)because of
a causa di by reason of
a causa di quello because of that
a causa di questo because of this
a caval donato non si guarda in bocca  (proverb)you shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth
a cavalcioni agg, avvastride
a cavallo by horse
a cavallo advhorseback
a cavallo adj (riding a horse)riding
a cavallo on horseback
a cavallo di adj (also fig.)straddle
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."
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