There are 2 main translations of OK in Italian:

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OK 1

also: okay
British English: /əʊˈkeɪ/
American English: /ˌoʊˈkeɪ/

adjective

[informal]
  • 1
    (car, colour, party, holiday, job)
    (plumber, babysitter)
    it's OK to do
    si può fare, non c'è niente di male nel fare
    it's OK by me, him
    per me, lui va bene
    is it OK if…?
    va bene se…?
    to be OK for time, money
    avere abbastanza tempo, denaro
    he's OK “is he a good teacher?” - “yes, he's OK”
    “è un bravo insegnante?” - “sì, non è male”
    to feel OK
    sentirsi bene
    “how are you?” - “OK”
    “come stai?” - “bene”
    “how was the meeting, interview, exam?” - “OK”
    “com'è andata la riunione, l'intervista, com'è stato l'esame?” - “bene”
    “how was the match?” - “OK”
    “com'è stata la partita?” - “non male”
    “is my hat, hair OK?”
    “va bene il mio cappello, mi stanno bene i capelli?”
  • 2 (acceptable) See examples:that's OK for men, but…
    può andare per gli uomini, ma…
    that may be OK in other countries, in your house, but…
    potrà andare bene in altri paesi, a casa tua, ma…
    it's OK to call him by his nickname
    lo si può chiamare col soprannome
    it's OK to refuse drugs
    è giusto rifiutare la droga
  • 3 (in agreement, confirmation)
    (reply, signal)
    di OK, di approvazione

adverb

[informal]
  • 2 (giving agreement)
    OK, sì, va bene
  • 3 (seeking consensus) See examples:OK?
    OK? va bene?
  • 4 (seeking information)
    OK, va bene
    OK, whose idea was this?
    OK, di chi è stata l'idea?
  • 5 (introducing topic)
    OK, bene
    OK, let's move on to…
    OK, passiamo a…
    OK, now turn to page 26
    OK, ora girate a pagina 26

noun

[informal]
  • OK (masculine) , approvazione (feminine)
    to give one's OK to somebody, something
    dare il proprio OK o consenso a qualcuno, qualcosa
    to give something the OK
    dare l'OK a qualcosa
    to give somebody the OK to do
    dare l'OK a qualcuno per fare

transitive verb

[informal]
  • dare l'OK a, approvare
    (change, plan)

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There are 2 main translations of OK in Italian:

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OK 2 (American English)

proper noun

  • Oklahoma
    Oklahoma

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