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British English: /dɪˈfʌɪn/
American English: /dəˈfaɪn/

Translation of define in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (give definition of)
    definire (term, concept) (as come)
  • 2 (specify)
    determinare (limits)
    definire (duties, powers)
    clearly defined responsibilities
    responsabilità ben precise
  • 3 (express clearly) I can't define how I feel about him
    non riesco a definire ciò che provo per lui
  • 4 (stand out)to be defined against
    (tree, building etc.)
    stagliarsi contro (sky)
    risaltare su (background)

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