Translation of "element" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /ˈel·ɪ·mənt/

a part of something

This book has all the elements of a good story.
an element of something

a small amount of something

un po’ di qualcosa
There’s an element of truth in what she says.

a simple substance that you cannot reduce to smaller chemical parts

Iron is a common element.
be in your element

to be happy because you are doing what you like doing and what you are good at

essere nel proprio elemento
I’m in my element at a children’s party.

(Translation of “element” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)