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British English: /ˈsʌɪf(ə)n/
American English: /ˈsaɪfən/

Translation of siphon in Italian:


transitive verb

  • 1
    travasare [qualcosa] per mezzo di un sifone (petrol, water)
    to siphon petrol out of a car
    prendere la benzina da una macchina per mezzo di un sifone
  • 2 (Economics)
    dirottare (money) out of (from da) (into in)

Phrasal verbs

siphon off:

siphon [something] off, siphon off [something] 1.1
travasare [qualcosa] per mezzo di un sifone (petrol, water)
1.2 [figurative] [pejorative]
dirottare (money)
recuperare (resources, workforce)

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