pulire

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See also: puliré

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin polīre, present active infinitive form of poliō (I polish”, “I smooth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /puˈli.re/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: pu‧lì‧re

Verb[edit]

pulìre (first-person singular present pulìsco, first-person singular past historic pulìi, past participle pulìto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to clean, to wipe, to scrub, to wash, to brush, to clear, to dust
    Synonyms: lavare, lucidare, lustrare, mondare, nettare, rassettare, riordinare, ripulire, smacchiare, spazzare, spolverare
    Antonyms: insozzare, macchiare, sporcare

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