spiegamento

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from spiega(re) (to unfold) +‎ -mento (-tion, verbal noun suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spje.ɡaˈmen.to/, [s̪pjeɡäˈmen̪t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: spie‧ga‧mén‧to

Noun[edit]

spiegamento m (plural spiegamenti)

  1. (uncommon) The act of unfolding or unraveling.
  2. (obsolete) explanation, clarification
  3. (military) The tactic of switching to a combat formation.
  4. (military, by extension) A vast deployment of armed forces.
  5. (figuratively, by extension) The showcasing of a large number of people or things.