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English translation of 'vicino'

vicino

(viˈtʃino)
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adjective

  1. (a poca distanza) near, nearby
    1. (paese) neighbouring (Brit), neighboring (US), nearby
    vicino a near, close to
    un paese vicino a nearby village
    l'interruttore della luce è vicino alla porta the light switch is near the door
    la stazione è vicina the station is near, the station is close (by)
    dov'è il ristorante più vicino? where is the nearest restaurant?
    quei quadri sono troppo vicini those pictures are too close (together o to each other)
    mi sono stati molto vicini (figurative) they were very supportive towards me
  2. (accanto) next
    la mia stanza è vicina alla tua my room is next to yours
  3. (nel tempo) near, close at hand
    la fine è vicina the end is near o imminent
    siamo vicini alla fine we've almost o nearly finished
    le vacanze sono vicine the holidays are (Brit) o the vacation is (US) approaching
    è vicina ai trent'anni she's almost thirty

adverb

  1. (a poca distanza) near, nearby, close (by)
    1. (nel tempo) near, close
    vieni più vicino come closer
    abitiamo qui vicino we live near here
    stai vicino! stay close to me!
  2. da vicino close to (esaminare, seguire) closely (sparare) at close quarters
    guardare qc da vicino to take a close look at sth
    guardalo da vicino! take a close look at it!
    da vicino è più bella she's much prettier when you see her close up
    fai la fotografia da vicino take the photograph close up
  3. vicino a close to, near (to) (accanto a) beside, next to
    vivono vicino al mare they live close to o near the sea
    era seduto vicino a me he was sitting near me (accanto a) he was sitting next to o beside me
    state vicino a vostro padre (also figurative) stay close to your father
    ci sono andato vicino (figurative, quasi indovinato) I almost got it

masculine noun, feminine noun

  1. neighbour (Brit), neighbor (US)
    i nostri vicini di casa our next-door neighbo(u)rs
    il mio vicino di banco the person at the desk next to mine, my neighbo(u)r

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'vicino' in Other Languages

British English: close by /kləʊs baɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is close by is near to you.
The Charles River was close by.
  • American English: close by
  • Arabic: قَرِيب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: próximo
  • Chinese: 在...近旁
  • Croatian: blizu
  • Czech: poblíž
  • Danish: tæt på
  • Dutch: dichtbij
  • European Spanish: cercano
  • Finnish: lähellä oleva
  • French: tout près
  • German: nahe
  • Greek: κοντινός
  • Italian: vicino
  • Japanese: すぐ近くの
  • Korean: 인접한
  • Norwegian: i nærheten
  • Polish: niedaleko
  • European Portuguese: bem junto
  • Romanian: în apropiere
  • Russian: близкий
  • Latin American Spanish: por aquí cerca
  • Swedish: i närheten
  • Thai: อยู่ใกล้
  • Turkish: yakın
  • Ukrainian: поблизу
  • Vietnamese: gần
British English: near /nɪə/ ADJECTIVE
Near means at or in a place not far away.
He chose the nearest chair.
  • American English: near
  • Arabic: قَرِيبٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: próximo
  • Chinese: 靠进的
  • Croatian: blizak
  • Czech: blízký
  • Danish: nær
  • Dutch: dichtbij
  • European Spanish: cercano espacio
  • Finnish: lähi-
  • French: proche
  • German: nahe
  • Greek: κοντινός
  • Italian: vicino
  • Japanese: 近い
  • Korean: 가까운
  • Norwegian: nær
  • Polish: bliski
  • European Portuguese: próximo
  • Romanian: apropiat
  • Russian: ближний
  • Latin American Spanish: cercano
  • Swedish: nära
  • Thai: ใกล้
  • Turkish: yakın
  • Ukrainian: близький
  • Vietnamese: gần
British English: near /nɪə/ ADVERB
Near means at or to a place not far away.
He sat as near to the door as he could.
  • American English: near
  • Arabic: قَرِيبٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: perto
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: blizu
  • Czech: blízko
  • Danish: nær
  • Dutch: dichtbij
  • European Spanish: cerca espacio
  • Finnish: lähellä
  • French: près
  • German: nahe
  • Greek: κοντά
  • Italian: vicino
  • Japanese: 近くに
  • Korean: 가까이
  • Norwegian: nær
  • Polish: blisko
  • European Portuguese: perto
  • Romanian: aproape
  • Russian: близко
  • Latin American Spanish: cerca
  • Swedish: nära
  • Thai: ใกล้
  • Turkish: yakınında
  • Ukrainian: близько
  • Vietnamese: gần
British English: near /nɪə/ PREPOSITION
If something is near a place, thing, or person, it is not far away from them.
We are very near my house.
  • American English: near
  • Arabic: بِالْقُرْبِ مِنَ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: perto de
  • Chinese: 在...近旁
  • Croatian: blizu
  • Czech: u
  • Danish: nær
  • Dutch: dichtbij
  • European Spanish: cerca de
  • Finnish: lähellä
  • French: près de
  • German: nahe
  • Greek: κοντά σε
  • Italian: vicino
  • Japanese: ・・・の近くに
  • Korean: ...가까이에
  • Norwegian: nesten
  • Polish: blisko
  • European Portuguese: perto de
  • Romanian: lângă
  • Russian: около
  • Latin American Spanish: cerca de
  • Swedish: nära
  • Thai: ใกล้
  • Turkish: bitişik
  • Ukrainian: біля
  • Vietnamese: ở gần
British English: nearby /ˈnɪəbaɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If something is nearby, it is only a short distance away.
At a nearby table a man was complaining in a loud voice.
  • American English: nearby
  • Arabic: مُجَاوِرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: próximo
  • Chinese: 附近的
  • Croatian: obližnji
  • Czech: nedaleký
  • Danish: i nærheden
  • Dutch: dichtbij
  • European Spanish: de por aquí cerca
  • Finnish: lähellä oleva
  • French: proche
  • German: nahegelegen
  • Greek: γειτονικός
  • Italian: vicino
  • Japanese: 近くの
  • Korean: 근처의
  • Norwegian: nærliggende
  • Polish: pobliski
  • European Portuguese: próximo
  • Romanian: apropiat
  • Russian: близлежащий
  • Latin American Spanish: de por aquí cerca
  • Swedish: närbelägen
  • Thai: ใกล้เคียง
  • Turkish: yakın
  • Ukrainian: неподалік
  • Vietnamese: ở gần đây
British English: neighbouring ADJECTIVE
Neighbouring places or things are near other things of the same kind.
They will hold talks with leaders of neighbouring countries next week.

Source

Translation of vicino from the Collins Italian to English
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