volti

[ vawl-tee ]
/ ˈvɔl ti /

verb (imperative) Music.

turn; turn over: a direction to turn the page.

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Origin of volti

From Italian
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Example sentences from the Web for volti

  • Volti sciolti, pensieri stretti—she would rather not trust her happiness to any one of them.