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bra·vo 1

 (brä′vō, brä-vō′)
interj.
Used to express approval, especially of a performance.
n. pl. bra·vos
A shout or cry of "bravo."
v. bra·voed, bra·vo·ing, bra·voes
v.tr.
To express approval of by shouting "bravo."
v.intr.
To shout "bravo."

[Italian; see brave.]

bra·vo 2

 (brä′vō)
n. pl. bra·voes or bra·vos
A villain, especially a hired killer.

[Italian, from bravo, wild, excellent; see brave.]

bravo

interj
well done!
n pl -vospl -voes or -vos
1. a cry of "bravo"
2. (Professions) a hired killer or assassin
[C18: from Italian: splendid!; see brave]

Bravo

(ˈbrɑːvəʊ)
n
(Telecommunications) communications a code word for the letter b

bra•vo

(ˈbrɑ voʊ; for 1,2,5 also brɑˈvoʊ)

interj., n., pl. -vos for 2, -vos -voes for 3, interj.
1. (used in praising a performer.)
n.
2. a shout of “bravo!”
3. a bandit or murderer, esp. a hired one.
v.i.
4. to shout “bravo!”
[1755–65; < Italian; see brave]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bravo - a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deedbravo - a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units
liquidator, manslayer, murderer - a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
2.bravo - a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance
cheer - a cry or shout of approval
Verb1.bravo - applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'
applaud, acclaim, clap, spat - clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

bravo

noun congratulations, well done, good for you, encore, nice one (informal) 'Bravo! You're right,' the students said.
Translations
أحسنت! عظيم! برافو!
bravovýborně
bravo
Berta
bravó!, heyr!
bravo!
bravo!
bravo
aferinbravo

bravo

[ˈbrɑːˈvəʊ] EXCL (bravoes or bravos (pl)) → ¡bravo!, ¡olé!

bravo

[ˌbrɑːˈvəʊ] (old-fashioned) excl (= well done) → bravo

bravo

interjbravo!
n pl <-es> → Bravoruf m

bravo

[ˈbrɑːˈvəʊ] exclbravo!, bene!

bravo

(braːˈvəu) , ((American) ˈbra:ˈvou) interjection
(when applauding a performer etc) well done!.
References in classic literature ?
1830; The Bravo, 1831; The Heidenmauer, or the Benedictines, 1832; The Headsman, 1833; A Letter to his Countrymen, 1834; The Monikins, 1835; Sketches of Switzerland, 1836; Gleanings in Europe: 1837; (England)
This soldier, then, that I have described, this Vicente de la Roca, this bravo, gallant, musician, poet, was often seen and watched by Leandra from a window of her house which looked out on the plaza.
John Bravos knows his presentation has made a difference when students follow him out of the classroom to ask questions on the sly about the harm of smoking.
Photography is an art of rendering the surfaces of things, and in this photograph, as in so many by Alvarez Bravos the presence of surfaces is manifest to an astonishing level of detail, and with rare multiplicity.
Bravos are made from fresh wholesome lettuce with natural enzymes and flavorings added, shredded and rolled into smokes on conventional machines.
Bravo, The Film and Arts Network, in partnership with Prime Cable and TCI, arrives on location in "The Windy City" on Thursday, July 22 to begin exploring the local arts community.