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soften
British English: /ˈsɒf(ə)n/
American English: /ˈsɔfən/

Translation of soften in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (make less firm or rough)
    rendere molle (ground)
    rendere malleabile (metal)
    ammorbidire (skin)
    addolcire (hard water)
    fare ammorbidire (butter)
    rendere morbido (fabric)

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (light, outline, music, colour)
    attenuarsi, ammorbidirsi
    (skin)
    diventare morbido
    (substance, ground)
    diventare molle
    (consonant)
    raddolcirsi
  • 2 [figurative] (person, character, approach, attitude, position, view)
    ammorbidirsi (towards somebody nei riguardi di qualcuno)

Phrasal verbs

soften up:

1 soften up
(butter, malleable substance)
ammorbidirsi
2 soften up [somebody], soften [somebody] up [figurative]
indebolire (enemy, opponent)

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