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silent
British English: /ˈsʌɪlənt/
American English: /ˈsaɪlənt/

Translation of silent in Italian:

adjective

  • 1 (quiet)
    (engine, person, room)
    to be silent
    essere silenzioso
    to keep o remain o stay silent to fall silent
    (room, person)
    farsi silenzioso
  • 3 (uncommunicative)
    (person, official)
    the minister remains silent about o on the matter of
    il ministro non si esprime riguardo a
    the law is silent on this point
    la legge non si esprime a riguardo
  • 4 (unexpressed)
    (accusation, disapproval, oath, prayer)
  • 5 (Cinema) the silent screen
    il cinema muto

Idioms

as silent as the grave

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