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

Translation of defeat in Italian:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (beat)
    (enemy, army)
    (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) See examples: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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