even

even
['iːvn] I
aggettivo
1) (level) [surface] uguale, piano, piatto, regolare
2) (regular) [hemline, breath] regolare; [temperature] costante
3) (calm) [voice] calmo; [temper] costante, calmo, tranquillo
4) (equal) [contest] equilibrato

to be even — [competitors] essere alla pari

5) (fair) [distribution] equo, giusto
6) (quits)

we're even — siamo pari

to get even with sb. — saldare i conti con qcn

7) mat. [number] pari
II
avverbio
1) (showing surprise, emphasizing point) perfino, anche, addirittura

he didn't even try — non ha nemmeno provato

even when I explained it to him — perfino quando gliel'ho spiegato

without even apologizing — senza neanche scusarsi

I can't even swim, never mind dive — non so neppure nuotare, figuriamoci tuffarmi

don't tell anyone, not even Bob — non dire niente a nessuno, neanche a Bob

even if — anche se

2) (with comparative) ancora

it's even colder today — fa ancora più freddo oggi

3) form. (just)

even as I watched — proprio mentre guardavo

4) even so in ogni caso

it was interesting even so — comunque è stato interessante

5) even then (at that time) anche allora; (all the same) nonostante ciò, ugualmente
6) even though anche se

he rents his house even though he's so rich — nonostante sia così ricco, affitta lo stesso la sua casa

III 1.
verbo transitivo
2.
verbo intransitivo even out
* * *
I 1. [i:vən] adjective
1) (level; the same in height, amount etc: Are the table-legs even?; an even temperature.)
2) (smooth: Make the path more even.)
3) (regular: He has a strong, even pulse.)
4) (divisible by 2 with no remainder: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 etc are even numbers.)
5) (equal (in number, amount etc): The teams have scored one goal each and so they are even now.)
6) ((of temperament etc) calm: She has a very even temper.)
2. verb
1) (to make equal: Smith's goal evened the score.)
2) (to make smooth or level.)
- evenness
- be/get even with
- an even chance
- even out
- even up
II [i:vən] adverb
1) (used to point out something unexpected in what one is saying: `Have you finished yet?' `No, I haven't even started.'; Even the winner got no prize.)
2) (yet; still: My boots were dirty, but his were even dirtier.)
- even so
- even though
* * *
['iːvn] I
aggettivo
1) (level) [surface] uguale, piano, piatto, regolare
2) (regular) [hemline, breath] regolare; [temperature] costante
3) (calm) [voice] calmo; [temper] costante, calmo, tranquillo
4) (equal) [contest] equilibrato

to be even — [competitors] essere alla pari

5) (fair) [distribution] equo, giusto
6) (quits)

we're even — siamo pari

to get even with sb. — saldare i conti con qcn

7) mat. [number] pari
II
avverbio
1) (showing surprise, emphasizing point) perfino, anche, addirittura

he didn't even try — non ha nemmeno provato

even when I explained it to him — perfino quando gliel'ho spiegato

without even apologizing — senza neanche scusarsi

I can't even swim, never mind dive — non so neppure nuotare, figuriamoci tuffarmi

don't tell anyone, not even Bob — non dire niente a nessuno, neanche a Bob

even if — anche se

2) (with comparative) ancora

it's even colder today — fa ancora più freddo oggi

3) form. (just)

even as I watched — proprio mentre guardavo

4) even so in ogni caso

it was interesting even so — comunque è stato interessante

5) even then (at that time) anche allora; (all the same) nonostante ciò, ugualmente
6) even though anche se

he rents his house even though he's so rich — nonostante sia così ricco, affitta lo stesso la sua casa

III 1.
verbo transitivo
2.
verbo intransitivo even out

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