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terzo
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛrtso/

Translation of terzo in English:

aggettivo

also: terzi nome maschile plurale

(Law)

Idioms

tra i due litiganti il terzo gode

[proverb]
two dogs strive for a bone, and a third runs away with it o the onlooker gets the best of a fight

Compounds

terza età

  • third o old age
    università della terza età
    University of the Third Age

terzo grado

terzo incomodo

  • unwanted third party
    essere il terzo incomodo, fare il terzo incomodo
    to be a, to play gooseberry, to be like a spare part

terzo mondo

Terzo Reich

terzo sesso

  • third sex

terzo settore

  • third o voluntary sector

terzo stato

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