There are 4 main translations of pound in Italian:

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pound 1

British English: /paʊnd/
American English: /paʊnd/

noun

  • 2 (unit of currency) the British, Irish, Maltese pound
    la sterlina inglese, irlandese, maltese
    £500 worth of traveller's cheques (spoken) See examples:, five hundred pounds' worth of traveller's cheques
    500 sterline in traveller's cheques
    I'll match your donation pound for pound
    before n (coin, note)
    da una sterlina
    a £200,000 house (spoken) See examples:, a two hundred thousand pound house
    una casa da duecentomila sterline
    a two million pound fraud, robbery
    una truffa, una rapina da due milioni di sterline
    a five, ten pound note
    una banconota da cinque, dieci sterline

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pound 2
British English: /paʊnd/
American English: /paʊnd/

transitive verb

  • 1 (Cookery) (crush)
    (spices, salt)
    (grain, meat)
    to pound something to
    ridurre qualcosa in
    (powder, paste)
    fare qualcosa a
    (pieces)
  • 4 (tread heavily) See examples:to pound the streets
    battere le strade
    to pound the beat
    (policeman)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (knock loudly) See examples:to pound on
    (door, wall)
  • 2 (beat)
    (heart)
    to pound on
    (waves)
    infrangersi contro
    (beach, rocks)
  • 3 (run noisily) See examples:to pound up, down the stairs
    correre rumorosamente su, giù per le scale
    to come pounding down o along the street
    correre rumorosamente per la strada

Phrasal verbs

pound away:

pound away at [something] 1.1 (strike hard)
pestare su
(piano)
she was pounding away at the typewriter
1.2 (work doggedly)
lavorare sodo a
(novel, report)

pound out:

1 pound out (music) 2 pound [something] out, pound out [something] 2.1 (play)
suonare pestando forte
(rhythm, tune)
2.2 [informal] (produce)
battere rumorosamente a macchina qualcosa
(script)
2.3 (American English) (Cookery) (flatten)
(steak)

pound up:

pound [something] up, pound up [something]
(rocks)
(pepper)

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pound 3
British English: /paʊnd/
American English: /paʊnd/

noun

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pound 9
British English: /paʊnd/
American English: /paʊnd/

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