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British English: /ˈfɑːs(ə)n/
American English: /ˈfæs(ə)n/

Translation of fasten in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 2 (attach)
    fissare, attaccare (notice, shelf) (to a) (onto su)
    legare, assicurare (lead, rope) (to a)
    to fasten the ends together
    attaccare insieme le estremità
    to fasten onto somebody
    attaccarsi a qualcuno

intransitive verb

  • (box)
    (necklace, belt, skirt)
    to fasten at the back, side
    abbottonarsi dietro, sul fianco

Phrasal verbs

fasten down:

fasten down [something], fasten [something] down
chiudere (hatch, lid)

fasten on:

1 fasten on (lid, handle)
2 fasten [something] on
attaccare (lid, handle)
3 fasten on [something] [figurative]
mettersi in testa (idea)
he fastened on the idea of escaping
si è messo in testa l'idea di evadere

fasten up:

fasten up [something], fasten [something] up
chiudere (case)
allacciare (shoe)
abbottonare (coat)
Definition of fasten in:
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