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 (brä′vä, brä-vä′)
Used to express approval of a woman, especially for a performance.
A shout or cry of "brava."

[Italian, feminine of bravo, bravo; see bravo1.]


a shout of appreciation to a female performer


(ˈbrɑ vɑ, brɑˈvɑ)

(used in praising a female performer.)
[1800–1805; < Italian, feminine of bravo]
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