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British English: /steɪn/
American English: /steɪn/

Translation of stain in Italian:


  • 1 (mark) blood, coffee stain stubborn stain
    macchia ostinata
    to remove a stain from something
    togliere una macchia da qualcosa o smacchiare qualcosa
    it will leave a stain
    lascerà una macchia o macchierà
    without a stain on one's character
    senza macchia o macchie

transitive verb

  • 1 (soil)
    macchiare (clothes, carpet, table etc.)
    the cherries had stained his hands red
    le ciliegie gli avevano macchiato le mani di rosso
  • 2 (Biology, Technology)
    trattare [qualcosa] con un mordente (wood, fabric, specimen)

intransitive verb

  • (fabric)
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