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British English: /ˈiːv(ə)l/
, /ˈiːvɪl/
American English: /ˈivəl/

Translation of evil in Italian:



  • 1 (wickedness) to speak evil of somebody
    parlare male di qualcuno
    the forces of evil
    le forze del male


to give somebody the evil eye

fare il malocchio a qualcuno

the lesser of two evils

il minore dei mali

hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil

non sento, non vedo, non parlo

money is the root of all evil to put off the evil hour o day

= rimandare, rinviare un evento spiacevole

to return good for evil

ricambiare il bene per il male

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