imbiancare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ bianco (white) +‎ -are

Verb[edit]

imbiancàre (first-person singular present imbiànco, first-person singular past historic imbiancài, past participle imbiancàto, auxiliary (transitive) avere or (intransitive) essere)

  1. (transitive) to whitewash, to paint (white), to decorate
  2. (transitive) to whiten, to bleach
    Synonym: (uncommon) imbianchire
  3. (intransitive) to turn white [auxiliary essere]
    Synonym: (uncommon) imbianchire
  4. (intransitive) to turn pale, to blanch (with fear, etc.) [auxiliary essere]

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