duce

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian duce ‎(leader).

Noun[edit]

duce ‎(plural duces or duci)

  1. (historical) used especially for the leader of the Italian Fascist party - Benito Mussolini

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dux, ducem, from dūcō ‎(I lead). Compare the doublets duca and doge.

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Noun[edit]

duce m ‎(plural duci)

  1. captain, leader
  2. (il Duce) il Duce (nickname for Mussolini)

Latin[edit]

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dūce

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dūcō  "lead thou, guide thou"

Noun[edit]

duce

  1. ablative singular of dux

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Noun[edit]

duce f and dūce f

  1. duck

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin dūcere, present active infinitive of dūcō.

Verb[edit]

a duce ‎(third-person singular present duce, past participle dus3rd conj.

  1. (transitive) to carry, to lead
    a duce de nas
    to lead by the nose
  2. (intransitive) to lead, to go
    Drumul ăsta duce la casa mea.
    this road leads to my house
  3. (reflexive, with accusative) to go
    duc acasă.
    I'm going home.
  4. (reflexive, with accusative; figuratively) to die
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian duca, Latin dux, ducem.

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Noun[edit]

duce m (plural duci)

  1. duke