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dilettante

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] dilettante.

Pronunciation

'di-l&-"tänt, -"tant; "di-l&-'

Noun

Singular
dilettante

Plural
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dilettante ({{{1}}})
  1. A person who enjoys the arts.
  2. An amateur, someone who dabbles in a field out of casual interest rather than as a profession or serious interest.
  3. A person with a broad but superficial interest in an art or a branch of knowledge. (Sometimes derogatory.)

Translations

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Interlingua

Noun

dilettante

  1. dilettante

Italian

Etymology

From dilettare "to delight"

Adjective

dilettante

  1. amateur

Noun

dilettante m. and f. (plural: dilettanti)

  1. amateur
  2. dilettante

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