crescere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crēscere, present active infinitive of crēscō, from Proto-Italic *krēskō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱreh₁- (to grow, become bigger).

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créscere (first-person singular present crésco, first-person singular past historic crébbi, past participle cresciùto, auxiliary (intransitive) essere or (transitive) avere)

  1. (intransitive) to grow, to increase, to expand [auxiliary essere]
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to progress [auxiliary essere]
  3. (transitive) to increase
  4. (transitive) to grow, to cultivate

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

crēscere

  1. present active infinitive of crēscō