omerta

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See also: omertà

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Noun[edit]

omerta (countable and uncountable, plural omertas)

  1. Alternative spelling of omertà
    • 2009 February 7, Mark Lawson, “We're all in public now”, in The Guardian[1]:
      But although her agent has invoked that tradition of post-show omerta in her defence, the truth is that few would trust these days to what it is now possibly risky to call Chinese walls.

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian omertà, from a Italian dialectal rhotacist variant of umiltà (humility).

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Noun[edit]

omerta f (plural omertas, diminutive omertaatje n)

  1. (crime) omertà
  2. code of silence