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alla volta

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alla volta
     1. adv. at a time, at the same time
Analysis
alla
     1. contr. at the, to the (+ a feminine noun in singular).
     a
          1. prep. in
          2. prep. at
          3. prep. to
          4. prep. Indicates the direct object, mainly to avoid confusion when it, the subject, or both are displaced, or for emphasis
          5. v. (misspelling of ha)
     la
          1. art. the
          2. pron. her (direct object)
          3. pron. it (feminine)
                ...una improvvisa timidezza però la immobilizza... (Pasolini) - ...a sudden timidity immobilized her though...
          4. n. la (musical note)
Volta
     1. n. (surname)
     2. n. time, instance, occasion
     3. n. turn
     4. n. (architecture, anatomy) vault
     5. v. feminine of volto
     voltare
          1. vt. to turn
          2. vt. to translate (rare)
          3. vi. to turn
     volto
          1. adj. facing
          2. adj. concerning
          3. n. face
          4. v. past participle of volgere
          5. v. past participle of volvere

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