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Mafioso also: mafioso
American English: /mɑfiˈoʊsoʊ/
British English: /ˌmafɪˈəʊsəʊ/, /ˌmafɪˈəʊzəʊ/

Translation of Mafioso in Spanish:

noun plural MafiosiPronunciation: /si/

  • Example sentences
    • Brought up in a household of Mafiosi, living on the tough streets of Los Angeles, I was no fool about the violence other people do to each other.
    • As he knew himself, however, his father's own status as a Mafioso protected him from reprisals.
    • Today, however, many senior Mafiosi in Italy and America have turned the state's evidence against the organisation.
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