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tone
British English: /təʊn/
American English: /toʊn/

Translation of tone in Italian:

noun

  • 2 (character of voice)
    tono (masculine) timbro (masculine)
    his tone of voice
    il suo timbro di voce
    in a defiant tone
    in tono di sfida
    don't speak to me in that tone (of voice)
    non parlarmi con quel tono (di voce)
    in angry, serious tones
    con tono irato, serio
  • 3 (character)
    (of letter, speech, meeting) tono (masculine)
    to set the tone
    dare tono a (for a)
    to lower the tone of
    abbassare il livello di (conversation)
    compromettere l'immagine di (area)
  • 4 (colour)
    tono (masculine) colore (masculine)

transitive verb

  • 1 (Physiology)
    also: tone up
    dare tono a, tonificare (body, muscle, thigh)

intransitive verb tone in

  • (blend)
    (colours)
    intonarsi (with a, con)

Phrasal verbs

tone down:

tone [something] down, tone down [something] [figurative]
attenuare (criticism, remark)
attenuare il tono di (letter, statement)
moderare (policy, attitude)

Definition of tone in:

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