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British English: /ˈɪmpʌls/
American English: /ˈɪmˌpəls/

Translation of impulse in Italian:


  • 1 (urge) to have a sudden impulse to do
    avere o sentire l'impulso improvviso di fare
    her immediate impulse was to say no
    sentì l'impulso immediato di dire no
    to act on (an) impulse
    (rashly) agire d'impulso
    (spontaneously) cedere all'impulso
    on a sudden impulse she turned back
    d'impulso si girò
    the impulse to communicate
    l'impulso di comunicare
    a generous impulse
    uno slancio di generosità
    a person of impulse
    una persona impulsiva

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