♦ companion

♦ companion (1) /kəmˈpænɪən/
n.
1 compagno: travelling companion, compagno di viaggio; companion-in-arms, compagno d'armi; commilitone; companion in misfortune, compagno di sventura; (anche fig.) to be sb.'s constant companion, accompagnare sempre q.; essere sempre accanto a q.
2 dama di compagnia
3 (di oggetto) compagno; pendant (franc.): Here is my left glove; but where is its companion?, ecco il guanto sinistro; ma dov'è il suo compagno?; the companion of this earring, l'orecchino che fa il paio con questo; companion volume, volume che accompagna (un altro)
4 compagno (grado più basso dell'ordine dei cavalieri): Companion of the Bath, Compagno dell'Ordine del Bagno
5 (nei titoli di libri) manuale; guida: The Gardener's Companion, Il manuale del giardiniere
FALSI AMICI: companion non significa compagnone. companion (2) /kəmˈpænɪən/
n. (naut.)
1 osteriggio; spiraglio
2 (= companion hatch) tambucio; caposcalo di boccaporto
3companionway, def. 1
companion hatchway, boccaporto □ companion ladder, scala di boccaporto
FALSI AMICI: companion non significa compagnone. (to) companion /kəmˈpænɪən/
v. t.
(spec. al passivo) (form.) accompagnare.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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