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italic

i·tal·ic

italic

 
pronunciation:
ih tae lihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, designating, or pertaining to a style of printing type in which the letters slant to the right, used for emphasis or for foreign words.
definition 2: (cap.) of or pertaining to Italy, esp. ancient Italy and its peoples.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: italics
definition 1: (often pl.) a type style whose letters slope to the right.
definition 2: (cap.) a branch of related Indo-European languages that includes Latin and the modern Romance languages.