lying

lying
['laɪɪŋ] 1.
nome (il) mentire, menzogne f.pl., bugie f.pl.
2.
aggettivo (telling lies) bugiardo, menzognero
* * *
see lie, lie II I
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lying (1) /ˈlaɪɪŋ/
A part. pres. di to lie (1)
B a.
bugiardo; falso; menzognero
C n. [u]
il dire bugie; menzogna, menzogne.
lying (2) /ˈlaɪɪŋ/
A part. pres. di to lie (2)
B n.
(antiq.) puerperio: lying-in, degenza in clinica (di una partoriente); lying-in hospital, maternità; clinica per partorienti
● (comm.: di merce) lying in the customs, indoganata □ lying on one's back, disteso sulla schiena; supino □ lying on one's face, disteso sulla faccia; bocconi □ (naut.: di nave) lying-to, in panna □ low-lying land, terreno basso (o pianeggiante).
lying (3) /ˈlaɪɪŋ/
n. [u]
lisciviazione.
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['laɪɪŋ] 1.
nome (il) mentire, menzogne f.pl., bugie f.pl.
2.
aggettivo (telling lies) bugiardo, menzognero

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