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British English: /siːt/
American English: /sit/

Translation of seat in Italian:


  • 1 (allocated place) I sat down on o in the first seat I could find
    mi sono seduto nel primo posto che ho trovato
    the nearest available seat
    il posto libero più vicino
    to book o reserve a seat
    (in theatre)
    to keep a seat for somebody
    tenere un posto a qualcuno
    to give up one's seat to somebody
    cedere il proprio posto a qualcuno
    to take somebody's seat
    prendere il posto di qualcuno
    has everybody got a seat?
    siete riusciti a sedervi tutti? avete tutti un posto a sedere?
    keep your seats please
    rimanete ai vostri posti per favore
    take your seats please (Theatre)
    (before performance)
    prendete posto per favore
    the best seats in the house
    i posti migliori
    would you prefer a seat next to the window or next to the aisle? (on plane)
    preferisce un posto vicino al finestrino o al corridoio?
  • 2 leather, fabric seats
    sedili in pelle, in stoffa
    the back seat
    sedile posteriore
    how many seats do we need to put out in the hall?
    quante sedie bisogna mettere nella sala? di quante sedie c'è bisogno in sala?
    “take a seat” (indicating)
    take o have a seat
    sit in the front seat
    siediti davanti
  • 3 (British English) (Politics) (in parliament, on committee) safe seat marginal seat
    = seggio ottenuto con una maggioranza minima
    to win a seat they won the seat from the Democrats
    hanno conquistato il seggio dei democratici
    the CDU lost seven seats to the Greens
    il CDU ha perso sette seggi passati ai Verdi
    to keep, lose one's seat to have a seat on the council
    avere un seggio in consiglio
    to take up one's seat
    occupare un seggio o entrare in carica
  • 5 (location, centre) seat of government, learning
    sede del governo, del sapere

also: -seat adjective in composti

  • a 150-seat plane, cinema
    un aereo, cinema da 150 posti
    a single-seat constituency (in GB)
    collegio elettorale a seggio unico

transitive verb

  • 1 (assign place to)
    fare sedere
    to seat somebody next to somebody
    fare sedere qualcuno vicino a qualcuno

reflexive verb

  • to seat oneself
    to seat oneself at the piano, next to somebody
    sedersi al piano, vicino a qualcuno


to take, occupy a back seat

tenersi in disparte

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