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italics

plural noun  us   /ɪˈtæl·ɪks, ɑɪ-/
a style of printing in which the letters lean to the right: This sentence is printed in italics.
italic
adjective  us   /ɪˈtæl·ɪk, ɑɪ-/
italic type
italicize
verb [T]  us   /ɪˈtæl·əˌsɑɪz, ɑɪ-/
Sometimes words are italicized for emphasis.
Translations of “italics”
in Chinese (Traditional) 斜體…
in Russian курсив…
in Turkish italik, italik harfler, yana yatık yazı/baskı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斜体…
in Polish kursywa…
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