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interjection Italian.
  1. enough; stop.
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Examples from the Web for basta

Historical Examples of basta

  • He had barely left to him sufficient command of his mouth to cry “Basta!”

    The Lone Ranche

    Captain Mayne Reid

  • So said the worthy gentleman, and added, in excellent Spanish, "Basta!"

  • If you had obeyed me he would have had only one quartet and with that basta.

  • It would bring the troops to their senses and cause them to march home and say: Basta!


    Norman Douglas

  • Basta,” what a useful word one finds in it when dwelling in Italy.