There are 2 main translations of ferret in Italian:

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ferret 1

British English: /ˈfɛrɪt/
American English: /ˈfɛrət/

noun

(Zoology)

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -tt-

  • 1
    andare a caccia con il furetto
  • 2 (search) See examples:to ferret for
    cercare dappertutto
    (keys)

Phrasal verbs

ferret about

ferret out

1 ferret [something] out, ferret out [something]
(rabbit, mouse)
[informal] (bargain)
(truth, information)
2 ferret [somebody] out
(agent, thief)

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ferret 3
British English: /ˈfɛrɪt/
American English: /ˈfɛrət/

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