ridotto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian ridotto ‎(foyer).

Noun[edit]

ridotto ‎(plural ridottos or ridottoes)

  1. (historical) A public ball, typically a masquerade, popular in the 18th century.
    • Walpole
      There are to be ridottos at guinea tickets.
  2. (music) An arrangement or abridgment of a piece from the full score.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin reductus.

Adjective[edit]

ridotto m ‎(feminine singular ridotta, masculine plural ridotti, feminine plural ridotte)

  1. small, reduced, cut, short
  2. adapted, abridged

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ridotto m ‎(plural ridotti)

  1. (of a theatre) foyer

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Verb[edit]

ridotto m (f ridotta, m pl ridotti, m, f ridotte)

  1. past participle of ridurre

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