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link 1

British English: /lɪŋk/
American English: /lɪŋk/

noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (connect physically)
    (road, path, tunnel, staircase, cable, chain)
    collegare, unire (places, objects)
    to link A to B o A with B o A and B
    collegare A a B o A con B o A e B
    to be linked by
    essere collegato per mezzo di (bus, bridge, cable)
    to link arms (people)
    tenersi o stare sottobraccio
    to link arms with somebody
    prendere qualcuno sottobraccio
    to walk along arms linked
  • 2 (relate, establish connection between)to link something to o with
    collegare o legare qualcosa a (inflation, income)
    stabilire un collegamento, un legame tra qualcosa e (statistic, fact, crime, illness)
    the gene has been linked to cancer
    si è scoperto esserci un legame tra il gene e il cancro
    evidence linking somebody to a crime
    prove che stabiliscono un legame tra qualcuno e un crimine
    police think the crimes are linked
    la polizia crede che ci sia un legame tra i delitti o che i delitti siano collegati
    his name has been linked with
    il suo nome è stato associato a (deed, name)
    to be linked by (have in common)
    essere unito da
  • 3 (Computing)
    collegare (terminals, computers)
    linkare (site, web page, image)
    to link something to o with
    collegare o connettere qualcosa a (mainframe, terminal)
  • 4 (Television, Radio)
    collegare (places) (by via, tramite)
    to be linked to Moscow by satellite
    essere collegato a Mosca via satellite

Idioms

a chain is as strong as its weakest link

[proverb]
= è l'elemento più debole che determina la forza di una struttura, di un gruppo

Phrasal verbs

link up:

link up (firms, colleges)
unirsi, associarsi
to link up with
associarsi a (college, firm)

Definition of link in:

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link 2
British English: /lɪŋk/
American English: /lɪŋk/

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