keeping

keeping
['kiːpɪŋ]
nome
1) (custody)

to put sb., sth. in sb.'s keeping — affidare qcn., qcs. alla cura di qcn., dare qcn., qcs. in custodia a qcn

2) (conformity) in keeping with conforme a [law, tradition]

to be in keeping with — essere in armonia o in linea con [image, character]; armonizzarsi con [surroundings]

to be out of keeping with — non essere adatto a [occasion]

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noun (care or charge: The money had been given into his keeping.) custodia
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keeping /ˈki:pɪŋ/
n. [u]
1 custodia; cura; guardia: in sb.'s keeping, affidato a q.; nelle mani di q.; in safe keeping, al sicuro; ben custodito; in buone mani; I'm leaving this in your keeping, te lo affido; lo lascio nelle tue mani
2 allevamento: the keeping of cattle, l'allevamento del bestiame; bee-keeping, apicoltura
3 mantenimento; conservazione: peace keeping, il mantenimento della pace
4 conformità; armonia; accordo: in keeping with, in armonia con; in carattere con; in accordo con; consono a; conforme a; DIALOGO-In a meeting- We need something in keeping with the company image, abbiamo bisogno di qualcosa in armonia con l'immagine dell'azienda; out of keeping, in contrasto con; in contraddizione con; non conforme a
5 osservanza, rispetto (di norme, ecc.); adempimento (di obblighi, promesse, ecc.)
keeping apples, mele adatte alla conservazione □ (arc. USA) keeping room, soggiorno.
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['kiːpɪŋ]
nome
1) (custody)

to put sb., sth. in sb.'s keeping — affidare qcn., qcs. alla cura di qcn., dare qcn., qcs. in custodia a qcn

2) (conformity) in keeping with conforme a [law, tradition]

to be in keeping with — essere in armonia o in linea con [image, character]; armonizzarsi con [surroundings]

to be out of keeping with — non essere adatto a [occasion]


English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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