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British English: /ɪkˈstɛnd/
, /ɛkˈstɛnd/
American English: /ɪkˈstɛnd/

Translation of extend in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 4 (offer) [formal]
    presentare (congratulations)
    accordare (credit, loan)
    dare (help)
    fare (invitation)
    to extend a welcome to somebody
    dare il benvenuto a qualcuno

intransitive verb

  • 1 (stretch)
    (beach, carpet, damage, forest, lake, weather)
    estendersi as far as (up to fino a) (beyond oltre) (from da)
    the railway extends from Moscow to Vladivostok
    la ferrovia va da Mosca a Vladivostok
    the rail network extends over the whole of England
    la rete ferroviaria copre tutta l'Inghilterra
  • 2 (last)to extend into September, next week
    durare o protrarsi fino a settembre, alla prossima settimana
    to extend over a month, two weeks
    (course, strike)
    durare un mese, due settimane
  • 3 (reach)to extend beyond
    (enthusiasm, interest)
    andare oltre, oltrepassare (politeness)
    (experience, knowledge)
    andare al di là di, oltrepassare
  • 4 [figurative] (go as far as)to extend to doing my charity doesn't extend to writing cheques
    la mia carità non arriva fino al punto di firmare degli assegni
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