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British English: /səˈplʌɪ/
American English: /səˈplaɪ/

Translation of supply in Italian:


  • 2
    (of fuel, gas) erogazione (feminine)
    (of water, oxygen, food) apporto (masculine) (of di)
    the supply has been cut off
    l'erogazione è stata sospesa
    the supply of oxygen to the tissues
    l'apporto di ossigeno ai tessuti
    the blood supply to the legs, the heart
    il flusso di sangue alle gambe, al cuore
    the blood supply to the baby
    l'apporto di sangue al nascituro

also: supplies plural noun

  • 1
    (food) viveri (masculine)
    approvvigionamenti (masculine)
    provviste (feminine)
    scorte (feminine)
    (equipment) attrezzature (feminine)
    food supplies to cut off somebody's supplies
    tagliare i viveri a qualcuno
  • 2 (for office, household) (machines, electrical goods, stationery, small items)
    forniture (feminine)
    materiali (masculine)
  • 3 (British English) (Politics, Administration)
    stanziamenti (masculine)

transitive verb

  • 1 (provide)
    fornire (goods, arms, information, fuel, water) to (for a)
    apportare (oxygen, calories) (to a)
    spacciare (drugs) to (for a)
    suggerire (word, phrase) (to a)
    dare (love, affection, recipe) (to a)
    to supply arms, details to somebody o to supply somebody with arms, details
    fornire armi, dettagli a qualcuno
    to supply a name to the police o to supply the police with a name to keep somebody supplied with
    assicurare a qualcuno regolare rifornimento di (parts, equipment)
    to keep a machine supplied with fuel
    assicurare l'alimentazione di carburante di una macchina
    he keeps me supplied with information, gossip
    è la mia fonte regolare di informazioni, pettegolezzi
  • 3 (provide raw materials for)
    rifornire (factory, company) (with di)
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