lavorare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin labōrāre, present active infinitive of labōrō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /la.voˈra.re/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: la‧vo‧rà‧re

Verb[edit]

lavoràre (first-person singular present lavóro, first-person singular past historic lavorài, past participle lavoràto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (intransitive) to work; to labor
    Synonyms: esercitare, svolgere, occuparsi, professare, operare, agire, ingegnarsi, adoperarsi, impegnarsi
  2. (intransitive) to work; to function
    Synonyms: funzionare, produrre
  3. (intransitive) to run or operate (a business, etc.); to do business
    lavorare moltoto do good business
    lavorare con la mafiato do business with the mafia
  4. (transitive) to work or carve (a material)
    Synonyms: trattare, manipolare, elaborare, scolpire, intarsiare, sbalzare
  5. (transitive) to knead (dough)
  6. (transitive) to cultivate
    Synonyms: dissodare, coltivare
  7. (transitive, rare) to butter up or wheedle
    Synonym: lavorarsi

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