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lettere raffinate

English translation: well educated

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08:38 Jul 11, 2001
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase: lettere raffinate
questa donna, che pure fini' un liceo classico ed ebbe e ha lettere raffinate...
Traci A.
English translation:well educated
Explanation:
old-fashioned term
Selected response from:

Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:53
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Summary of answers provided
na +1refinedb612
napolished/well crafted
CLS Lexi-tech
nache si esprimeva e ancora si esprime con parole colte
anusca
nawell educated
Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL


  

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18 mins
well educated


Explanation:
old-fashioned term

Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:53
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 626
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27 mins
che si esprimeva e ancora si esprime con parole colte


Explanation:
Giovanni ha ragione, ma serve qualcosa che renda meglio tutta la frase.


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anusca

anusca
Italy
Local time: 03:53
Native speaker of: Italian
PRO pts in pair: 164
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1 hr
polished/well crafted


Explanation:
ho dei problemi a capire cosa esattamente significhi la frase in italiano; lettere nel senso di missive? E allora userei i due aggettivi sopra

saluti

paola l m


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 21:53
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 1505
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
refined


Explanation:
"well educated" is an expression which cannot be applied to a letter. Letters can0t be "well-educated". They can be written by well-educated people but cannot be well-educated themselves.



b612
Italy
Local time: 03:53
PRO pts in pair: 4

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agree  CLS Lexi-tech
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