proposito

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin prōpositum (plan, intention, literally that which is proposed), neuter form of prōpositum, perfect passive participle of prōpōnō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /proˈpɔ.zi.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɔzito
  • Hyphenation: pro‧pò‧si‧to

Noun[edit]

proposito m (plural propositi)

  1. purpose, intention, plan, design
    fermo propositofirm resolution
    di propositoon purpose, intentionally
  2. aim, object, purpose, purport
    il mio proposito, nello scrivere questo saggio, era di...my aim, in writing this essay, was to...
  3. subject, point
    a proposito dion the subject of; a propos; in regard
    a propositoin that regard; by the way

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References[edit]

  • proposito in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

prōpositō

  1. dative masculine singular of prōpositus
  2. dative neuter singular of prōpositus
  3. ablative masculine singular of prōpositus
  4. ablative neuter singular of prōpositus

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

proposito

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of propositar

Noun[edit]

proposito m (plural propositos)

  1. Obsolete spelling of propósito