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British English: /laps/
American English: /læps/

Translation of lapse in Italian:


  • 5 (departure) See examples:his lapses into jargon
    il suo passaggio al gergo

intransitive verb

  • 1 (drift) See examples:to lapse into
    passare a
    (jargon, slang)
    to lapse into silence to lapse into unconsciousness to lapse into bad habits
    cadere in o prendere delle cattive abitudini
    to lapse into German, dialect
    passare al tedesco, al dialetto
  • 2 (expire)
    (right, patent, act, law)
    (contract, policy)
    estinguersi, scadere
    (subscription, insurance, cover)
  • 3 (slip, slide)
    to lapse from
    (virtue, principle, standard)

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