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British English: /əːn/
American English: /ərn/

Translation of earn in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative]it earned her the respect, admiration of her colleagues
    si è guadagnata il rispetto, l'ammirazione dei suoi colleghi
    to earn somebody's respect
    meritarsi il rispetto di qualcuno
    he's earned it!
    se lo è meritato!

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