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Pronunciation: /abbasˈsare/

Translation of abbassare in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 5 (Sport) (migliorare)abbassare un primato
    to lower o beat o break a record

also: abbassarsi verbo pronominale

  • 5 (umiliarsi)
    to lower oneself, to abase oneself
    -rsi a fare qualcosa
    to sink o stoop so low as to do something
    -rsi al livello di
    to reduce oneself to the level of
    In Other Dictionaries
    Translate lower oneself into German


abbassare le armi

to lay down one's arms

abbassare la cresta

to come off one's high horse

far abbassare la cresta a qualcuno

to take o bring somebody down a peg (or two)

abbassare la guardia

to lower one's guard
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