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Italian translation of 'welcome'




  1. (gen) gradito (‑a)
    welcome! benvenuto (‑a)!
    welcome to Britain! benvenuti in Gran Bretagna!
    to be welcome (person) essere il (la) benvenuto (‑a)
    welcome back! bentornato (‑a)!
    you will always be welcome here qui sarai sempre il benvenuto
    to make sb welcome accogliere bene qn
    you're welcome (after thanks) prego
    thank you! - you're welcome! grazie! - di niente!
    you're welcome to try prova pure
    you're welcome to (borrow) it prendilo pure
    it's a welcome change è un piacevole cambiamento


  1. accoglienza, benvenuto
    a cold/warm welcome un'accoglienza fredda/calorosa
    a welcome speech un discorso di benvenuto
    to bid sb welcome dare il benvenuto a qn
    the crowd gave him an enthusiastic welcome la folla lo accolse con entusiasmo
    what sort of a welcome will this product get? che accoglienza avrà questo prodotto?

transitive verb

  1. accogliere, ricevere
    1. (also bid welcome) dare il benvenuto a
    2. (figurative)
      1. (change, suggestion, development) rallegrarsi di
      2. (criticism) accettare di buon grado
    everyone was there to welcome me erano tutti lì ad accogliermi
    I'd welcome your help gradirei il tuo aiuto
    we welcome this step siamo lieti di questa iniziativa
    he didn't welcome the suggestion non ha gradito il suggerimento

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Example Sentences Including 'welcome'

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It was as if they were personally welcoming him back home.
Chris Gidney CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)
My father told him he was very welcome to use the drawing room.
James Fergusson KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
Jobs data are expected to provide further welcome news on the economy.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This welcome boost came just in the nick of time.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Wall Street appeared to give the deal a cool welcome.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
More reflective passages would also have been welcome.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The people were fantastically welcoming and the atmosphere in both cities seemed relaxed.
The Sun (2016)
The proposals are certainly welcome news for mothers who want to work.
The Sun (2009)
The staff were welcoming and it feels relaxed.
The Sun (2017)
We actively encourage transparency in our business and welcome regulation.
The Sun (2009)
Welcome them back but resist making a fuss.
The Sun (2017)
So he was ready to give a cordial welcome to his unknown relation.
Elizabeth Gaskell Wives and Daughters (1864)
So he ought to go back there and get a fantastic welcome.
The Sun (2013)
Some fans will dislike him but largely he will get a good welcome back.
The Sun (2016)
The toiletries came in generous bottles that made us feel welcome to stay for weeks.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Campaigners have welcomed moves to act over price inflation by drug companies but questioned why health officials had failed to act sooner.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Many would accept resettlement in welcome centres around France, they said.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Other New Yorkers have welcomed him home by protesting in the streets.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Politicians gave the plan a warm welcome last night.
The Sun (2012)
Six in ten adults say they would welcome a chance to vote.
The Sun (2012)
The pious generally welcome the change in direction.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
These look sensible and are welcome as far as they go.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They are arriving this afternoon and we absolutely welcome their arrival.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is very much welcomed by business.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This weekend families of the victims welcomed the move.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We have to trust them and try to make them welcome.
The Sun (2016)
The visitors we welcome can feel confident that their interests are safe with us.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We welcomed and accepted them as they were.
Christianity Today (2000)
Whom will the fish of the laughing ocean make welcome?
Crowley, Vivianne Phoenix From the Flame (1994)
You have to welcome people into your life.
Vera Peiffer POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)

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  1. benvenuto (‑a)!
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'welcome' in Other Languages

British English: welcome /ˈwɛlkəm/ NOUN
If you give someone a welcome, you greet them in a friendly way when they arrive somewhere.
There would be a fantastic welcome awaiting him back here.
  • American English: welcome
  • Arabic: تَرْحِيب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: boas-vindas
  • Chinese: 欢迎
  • Croatian: dobrodošlica
  • Czech: přivítání
  • Danish: velkomst
  • Dutch: welkomst
  • European Spanish: recibimiento
  • Finnish: vastaanotto
  • French: bienvenue
  • German: Willkommen
  • Greek: καλωσόρισμα
  • Italian: accoglienza
  • Japanese: 歓迎
  • Korean: 환영 인사
  • Norwegian: velkomst
  • Polish: powitanie
  • European Portuguese: boas-vindas
  • Romanian: primire
  • Russian: приветствие
  • Latin American Spanish: recibimiento
  • Swedish: välkomnande
  • Thai: การต้อนรับ
  • Turkish: karşılama
  • Ukrainian: привітання
  • Vietnamese: sự đón tiếp
British English: welcome /ˈwɛlkəm/ VERB
If you welcome someone, you greet them in a friendly way when they arrive somewhere.
Several people came by to welcome me.
  • American English: welcome
  • Arabic: يُرَحِّبُ بِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: dar as boas-vindas
  • Chinese: 欢迎
  • Croatian: dočekati
  • Czech: vítat
  • Danish: byde velkommen
  • Dutch: verwelkomen
  • European Spanish: dar la bienvenida
  • Finnish: toivottaa tervetulleeksi
  • French: accueillir
  • German: begrüßen
  • Greek: καλωσορίζω
  • Italian: accogliere
  • Japanese: 歓迎する
  • Korean: 환영하다
  • Norwegian: ønske velkommen
  • Polish: powitać
  • European Portuguese: dar as boas-vindas
  • Romanian: a întâmpina
  • Russian: приветствовать
  • Latin American Spanish: dar la bienvenida
  • Swedish: välkomna
  • Thai: ต้อนรับ
  • Turkish: karşılamak
  • Ukrainian: вітати
  • Vietnamese: tiếp đón
British English: welcome ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as welcome, you mean that people wanted it and are happy that it has occurred.
This was certainly a welcome change of fortune.
British English: welcome! /ˈwɛlkəm/ INTERJECTION
You say `Welcome!' when you are greeting someone who has just arrived somewhere.
  • American English: welcome!
  • Arabic: مَرْحَباً
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bem-vindo!
  • Chinese: 欢迎光临!
  • Croatian: dobrodošli!
  • Czech: vítejte!
  • Danish: velkommen
  • Dutch: welkom!
  • European Spanish: ¡Bienvenido!
  • Finnish: tervetuloa!
  • French: bienvenue !
  • German: willkommen!
  • Greek: καλωσορίσατε!
  • Italian: benvenuto!
  • Japanese: ようこそ!
  • Korean: 환영! 인사
  • Norwegian: velkommen!
  • Polish: serdecznie witamy!
  • European Portuguese: bem-vindo!
  • Romanian: bun venit!
  • Russian: добро пожаловать!
  • Latin American Spanish: ¡Bienvenido!
  • Swedish: välkommen!
  • Thai: ยินดีต้อนรับ
  • Turkish: hoş geldiniz!
  • Ukrainian: ласкаво просимо!
  • Vietnamese: hoan nghênh!


Translation of welcome from the Collins English to Italian
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