avvocato

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*wekʷ-

From Latin advocātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /avːoˈkato/, [äv.voˈkäː.t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: av‧vo‧cà‧to

Noun[edit]

avvocato m ‎(plural avvocati) (feminine avvocatessa)

  1. lawyer, counsel, solicitor, barrister (male)
  2. (figuratively) advocate, defender, intercessor (male)

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