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British English: /rɔː/
American English: //

Translation of raw in Italian:


  • 3 (without skin)
    (part of body, patch)
    scorticato, a nudo
    his hands had been rubbed raw
    si era scorticato le mani
  • 4 (cold)
    (weather, day, wind, air)
    freddo e umido
  • 8 (American English) (vulgar)


  • in the raw (British English)
    allo stato grezzo o naturale
    [informal] (naked)
    life in the raw
    la vita secondo la natura o lontana dalla civiltà
    to get somebody on the raw (British English)
    toccare qualcuno sul vivo
    to get o have a raw deal [informal]
    = essere trattato ingiustamente
    to give somebody a raw deal [informal]
    = trattare qualcuno in modo ingiusto
    to touch a raw nerve
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