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vacuum
British English: /ˈvakjuːm/American English: /ˈvækˌju(ə)m/

Translation of vacuum in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (Physics) partial vacuum
    vuoto parziale
    to create a vacuum
    fare il vuoto
    to observe an effect in a vacuum
    osservare un effetto nel vuoto
  • 2 (lonely space) emotional, intellectual vacuum
    vuoto affettivo, intellettuale
    it left a vacuum in our lives
    ha lasciato un grande vuoto nella nostra vita
    I'm in a vacuum
    ho la testa vuota
  • 4
    also: vacuum clean
    to give [something] a vacuum
    dare una passata di aspirapolvere a (sofa, carpet, room)

transitive verb vacuum clean

  • passare l'aspirapolvere su (carpet, upholstery)
    passare l'aspirapolvere in (room, house)

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