Impresa
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Impresa

English

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Etymology

From Italian.

Noun

impresa (plural impresas)

  1. (heraldry) A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate etc.
    • 1613, John Webster, "A Monumental Column, A Funeral Elegy" in Three Elegies on the most lamented Death of Prince Henrie, London: William Welbie,[1]
      My impresa to your lordship; a swan
      Flying to a laurel for shelter.
    • 1674, John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 9, lines 33-35,[2]
      [...] or to describe Races and Games,
      Or tilting Furniture, emblazon'd Shields,
      Impreses quaint, Caparisons and Steeds;

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for impresa in
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Pronunciation

Verb

impresa f sg

  1. past participle of imprimir

Italian

Etymology

From imprendere.

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eza

Noun

impresa f (plural imprese)

  1. enterprise, undertaking, exploit, feat, endeavour
  2. company, firm, business, concern
    Synonyms: azienda, ditta, società

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Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /im'p?esa/, [?m'p?esa]

Adjective

impresa

  1. Feminine singular of adjective impreso.

Verb

impresa

  1. Feminine singular past participle of imprimir.

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