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English translation: 意大利语的necessity


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13:29 Nov 11, 2007
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / language
English term or phrase: necessita
Here is the sentence :" Necessity, necessita, is Machiavelli's guiding principle."

What is "necessita"?
Thank you.
Local time: 04:13
English translation:意大利语的necessity
necessita 名词
necessitato =necessary 形容词
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Bin Tiede
Local time: 21:13
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3 +5意大利语的necessity
Bin Tiede



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necessita 名词
necessitato =necessary 形容词

Bin Tiede
Local time: 21:13
Native speaker of: Chinese
PRO pts in category: 4
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  salavat: In Italian
6 mins

agree  Patricia Townshend
23 mins

agree  V_N: necessity=necessita (Italian). It is common to use the original word or a phrase used by a prominent wirter/philospher/etc.
5 hrs

neutral  Paula Vaz-Carreiro: Please remmeber to give answers in English on the English to English translations forum // Thank you Bin :-)
5 hrs
  -> You are right.

agree  Ahmed Ahmed
6 hrs

agree  Alfredo Tutino: but the final "a" should be accented: "necessità" - I should know, since I (like Machiavelly himself) am Italian!
8 hrs
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