caporetto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Caporetto (Kobarid), after the Battle of Caporetto (1917), where the Italian army was defeated.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ka.poˈret.to/
  • Rhymes: -etto
  • Hyphenation: ca‧po‧rét‧to

Noun[edit]

caporetto f (invariable)

  1. (figuratively) A heavy defeat.
    Synonyms: disfatta, tracollo, sconfitta
    Antonyms: trionfo, vittoria

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