Complete Definition of "italic"

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Adjective
italic

  1. context|typography Pertaining to a typeface or font: having letters designed to resemble a handwriting style developed in Italy in the 16th century.
  2. context|typography Pertaining to a typeface or font: having letters that slant or lean to the right; oblique.

#: An italic or oblique font is used for various purposes including emphasis, conforming to the convention for species names, denoting foreign words or phrases, etc.

Synonyms
cursive
oblique

Translations
trans-top|a typeface whose letters slant to the right
German: Kursivdruck m
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Russian: кÑÑÑив (kursív) m
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Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. (of a typeface) having a slant to the right

Translations
trans-top|having a slant to the right
Dutch: cursief
Italian: corsivo m, corsiva f
trans-mid
Russian: кÑÑÑивнÑй (kursívnyj)
Swedish: kursiv
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See also
Italian
Italic
italicize

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