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British English: /dɪˈfiːt/
American English: /dəˈfit/

Translation of defeat in Italian:


transitive verb

  • 1 (beat)
    sconfiggere, vincere (enemy, army)
    battere, superare, sconfiggere (team, opposition, candidate)
    causare una sconfitta a (government)
    he has been defeated by the republican candidate
    è stato sconfitto dal candidato repubblicano
    the government was defeated by a majority of 20
    il governo è stato sconfitto per 20 voti
    don't let yourself be defeated
  • 4 (seem incomprehensible to)it's a problem that has defeated many great minds
    è un problema che molte grandi menti non sono riuscite a risolvere
    it defeats me

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