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al·fres·co

or al fres·co  (ăl-frĕs′kō)
adv.
In the fresh air; outdoors: dining alfresco.
adj.
Taking place outdoors; outdoor: an alfresco conference.

[Italian al fresco, in the fresh (air) : al, in the (a, to, in from Latin ad; see ad- + il, the, from Latin ille; see al- in Indo-European roots) + fresco, fresh.]

alfresco

(ælˈfrɛskəʊ)
adj, adv
in the open air
[C18: from Italian: in the cool]

al•fres•co

or al fres•co

(ælˈfrɛs koʊ)

adv.
1. out-of-doors; in the open air.
adj.
2. outdoor.
[1745–55; < Italian: in the cool]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alfresco - in the open airalfresco - in the open air; "an alfresco lunch"; "an open-air theater"
outdoor, out-of-door, outside - located, suited for, or taking place in the open air; "outdoor clothes"; "badminton and other outdoor games"; "a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding"
Adv.1.alfresco - outside a buildingalfresco - outside a building; "in summer we play outside"
Translations

alfresco

[ælˈfreskəʊ]
A. ADJal aire libre
B. ADVal aire libre

alfresco

[ælˈfrɛskəʊ]
adj [meal] → en plein air
adv [eat] → en plein air

alfresco

adjim Freien; an alfresco lunchein Mittagessen im Freien
advim Freien

alfresco

[ælˈfrɛskəu] adj & advall'aperto
References in classic literature ?
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Rather than spending a fortune on away-days entertaining the kids or expensive restaurants, eating alfresco, whether it's an impromptu barbi or a weekend party, is a great way to beat the credit crunch and enjoy yourself in your own home and garden.
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