Polish

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 'Polish': [ˈpəʊlɪʃ]; 'polish': [ˈpɒlɪʃ]


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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

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IngleseItaliano
Polish adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of Poland)polacco agg
 There are some very good Polish breads.
 Ci sono dei pani polacchi molto buoni.
Polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language)polacco nm
 Monica is learning Polish.
 Monica sta imparando il polacco.
the Polish nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (people of Poland)polacchi nmpl
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (substance for polishing)lucido nm
  lucidante nm
 Max applies polish to his shoes.
polish [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make shine)lucidare vtr
 Lisa is polishing the table.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
Polish | polish
IngleseItaliano
brass polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wax product for shining brass)pulitore per ottone nm
car polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (product for shining car)lucido per auto nm
French polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (furniture polish)gommalacca nf
French polish [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (treat furniture with French polish) (trattamento dei mobili)lucidare [qlcs] a tampone vtr
furniture polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (product: shines wood)lucidante per mobili, lucido per mobili nm
 Modern furniture polishes contain silicon, and should not be used on antique furniture.
 I moderni lucidanti per mobili contengono silicone e non andrebbero usati su mobili antichi.
nail polish,
UK: nail varnish
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(cosmetics: lacquer for nails)smalto, smalto per unghie nm
 My sister has at least ten different colors of nail polish.
 Mia sorella ha come minimo dieci smalti di diversi colori.
nail polish remover,
also UK: nail varnish remover
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(solvent for removing nail polish)acetone, solvente per unghie nm
polish [sth] off,
polish off [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal, figurative (eat all of, consume) (colloquiale)fare fuori, spazzolare vtr
  sparecchiare vtr
 He polished off the whole cake without offering a slice to anyone else.
 Si è fatto fuori tutta la torta da solo senza offrirne una fetta ad alcuno.
polish [sth/sb] off,
polish off [sth/sb]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
slang (dispose of, completely kill)eliminare vtr
polish [sth] up,
polish up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(clean to a shine)lucidare vtr
 I'm going to polish my headlights up so they'll look sleek.
 Voglio lucidare i fari della macchina fino a farli brillare.
polish up [sth],
polish [sth] up
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
figurative (improve) (colloquiale)dare una ritoccata vtr
  rifinire vtr
 He handed his essay to the teacher for him to polish it up.
 Consegnò il suo tema all'insegnante affinché lo rifinisse.
shoe polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wax for making footwear shiny)lucido da scarpe nm
 My shoes are dirty and I don't have any shoe polish.
 Ho le scarpe sporche e niente lucido da scarpe.
spit and polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (grooming)perfetto, impeccabile agg
  tirato a lucido agg
 The young recruit soon learned that a spit-and-polish uniform was required daily.
 La giovane recluta imparò presto che ogni giorno doveva indossare un'informe impeccabile.
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