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English translation of 'carta'

carta

(ˈkarta)

feminine noun

    1. (gen) paper
    2. (statuto) charter
    un foglio di carta a sheet of paper
    sulla carta (in teoria) on paper
  1. (da gioco) card
    dare le carte to deal the cards
    giocare una carta to play a card
    giocare l'ultima carta (also figurative) to play one's last card
    a carte scoperte (also figurative) cards on the table
    mettere le carte in tavola to lay one's cards on the table
    cambiare le carte in tavola (figurative) to shift one's ground
    fare le carte a qn (cartomancy) to tell sb's fortune using cards
  2. carte (sostantivo:femminile:plurale) papers, documents
    devo fare tutte le carte per il passaporto I've got to sort out all the documents and forms for the passport application
    fare carte false (figurative) to go to great lengths
    avrebbe fatto carte false pur di ottenere quel posto he would have gone to any lengths to get that job
  3. (al ristorante) menu
    alla carta à la carte

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'carta' in Other Languages

British English: paper /ˈpeɪpə/ NOUN
material Paper is a material that you write on or wrap things with.
He wrote his name down on a piece of paper.
  • American English: paper
  • Arabic: وَرَقَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: papel
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: papir
  • Czech: papír
  • Danish: papir
  • Dutch: papier
  • European Spanish: papel material
  • Finnish: paperi
  • French: papier
  • German: Papier
  • Greek: χαρτί
  • Italian: carta
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 종이
  • Norwegian: papir
  • Polish: papier
  • European Portuguese: papel
  • Romanian: hârtie
  • Russian: бумага
  • Spanish: papel
  • Swedish: papper
  • Thai: กระดาษ
  • Turkish: kağıt
  • Ukrainian: папір
  • Vietnamese: giấy
British English: charter NOUN
A charter is a formal document that describes the rights or principles of an organization.
...a new charter on transport policies to reduce the effects of pollution.
British English: wrapper NOUN
A wrapper is a piece of paper, plastic, or thin metal which covers and protects something that you buy, especially food.
I emptied the sweet wrappers from the ashtray.
British English: wrapping NOUN
Wrapping is something such as paper or plastic which is used to cover and protect something.
...food wrapping.

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Translation of carta from the Collins Italian to English
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