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volley
British English: /ˈvɒli/
American English: /ˈvɑli/

Translation of volley in Italian:

noun

  • 3 [figurative] (series) See examples:a volley of
    una raffica di
    (questions, words)
    (insults, oaths)

transitive verb

(Sport)
  • (in tennis)
    prendere [qualcosa] di volée
    (ball)
    (in soccer)
    prendere [qualcosa] al volo
    (ball)

intransitive verb

(Sport)
  • (in tennis)
    fare una volée

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