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Webster 1913 Edition


Impresa


Im-pre′sa

(ē̍m-prā′sȧ)
,
Noun.
[It. See
Emprise
, and cf.
Impress
,
Noun.
, 4.]
(Her.)
A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate or the like.
[Written also
imprese
and
impress
.]
My
impresa
to your lordship; a swain
Flying to a laurel for shelter.
J. Webster.

Definition 2023


impresa

impresa

English

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Noun

impresa (plural impresas)

  1. (heraldry) A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate etc.
    • J. Webster
      My impresa to your lordship; a swain / Flying to a laurel for shelter.


Italian

Etymology

From imprendere.

Pronunciation

Noun

impresa f (plural imprese)

  1. enterprise, undertaking, exploit, feat, endeavour
  2. company, firm, business, concern

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Spanish

Verb

impresa

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of imprimir