sottoporre

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sotto- +‎ porre

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sot.toˈpor.re/
  • Rhymes: -orre
  • Hyphenation: sot‧to‧pór‧re

Verb[edit]

sottopórre (first-person singular present sottopóngo, first-person singular past historic sottopósi, past participle sottopósto, first-person singular imperfect sottoponévo, auxiliary avere) (transitive)

  1. to subject (to something unpleasant)
    sottoporre il straniere a maltrattamentito subject the foreigner to mistreatment
  2. to put or submit (something to someone); to consult; to present to someone's judgement
    sottoporre una domanda a qualcunoconsult with someone about a question (literally, “to submit a question to someone”)
  3. (archaic) to put underneath
  4. (archaic) to subjugate
    Synonyms: soggiogare, opprimere; see also Thesaurus:sottomettere

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