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Meaning of "bravura" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BRAVURA

From Italian: spirit, courage, from bravare to show off, see bravado.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BRAVURA

bravura  [brəˈvjʊərə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRAVURA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bravura is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BRAVURA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bravura

In classical music, a bravura is a virtuosic passage intended to show off the skill of a performer, generally as a solo, and often in a cadenza.

Definition of bravura in the English dictionary

The definition of bravura in the dictionary is a display of boldness or daring. Other definition of bravura is brilliance of execution.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRAVURA


allurer
əˈljʊərə
assurer
əˈʃʊərə
Bonaventura
ˌbɒnəvɛnˈtjʊərə
caesura
sɪˈzjʊərə
caricatura
ˌkærɪkəˈtjʊərə
cesura
sɪˈzjʊərə
curer
ˈkjʊərə
datura
dəˈtjʊərə
dura
ˈdjʊərə
endurer
ɪnˈdjʊərə
insurer
ɪnˈʃʊərə
jura
ˈdʒʊərə
Madura
məˈdʊərə
manurer
məˈnjʊərə
natura
nəˈtʊərə
ophiura
ˌɒfɪˈjʊərə
pandura
pænˈdjʊərə
procurer
prəˈkjʊərə
securer
sɪˈkjʊərə
surah
ˈsʊərə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRAVURA

brava
bravado
Bravais lattice
brave
brave new world
bravely
braveness
bravery
bravissimo
bravo
braw
brawl
brawler
brawlie
brawling
brawly
brawn
brawnier
brawniest
brawnily

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRAVURA

Angostura
aura
Buenaventura
Bujumbura
bura
Extremadura
Jayapura
Kamakura
Kura
laura
Mathura
Piura
pleura
purpura
shura
sura
tempura
Tripura
velatura
vettura

Synonyms and antonyms of bravura in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BRAVURA»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «bravura» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of bravura

Translation of «bravura» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRAVURA

Find out the translation of bravura to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bravura from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bravura» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

炫耀的表现
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bravura
570 millions of speakers

English

bravura
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उनकी कुशलता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بارعا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бравурные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bravura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

bravura
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bravoure
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bravura
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bravour
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ブラヴーラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

화려한 곡
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bravura
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bravura
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புத்திசாலித்தனமான தொழில் திறமை சார்ந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शहाणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

marifet gösterisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bravura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

brawura
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бравурні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Bravura
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bravura
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Maestria
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bravur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bravur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bravura

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRAVURA»

The term «bravura» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.364 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRAVURA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bravura» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bravura» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bravura

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRAVURA»

Discover the use of bravura in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bravura and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bravura!: Lucia Chase & the American Ballet Theatre
"She was, if you will, the sovereign mother of American ballet.
Alex C. Ewing, 2009
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Bravura Cool
Pain and paint work equally well, as Raworth notes and Jane Lewty repeats in this astonishing collection of poetry that is, yes, a radically new way of thinking of our time in the world."—Fanny Howe, in selecting BRAVURA COOL as winner of ...
Jane Lewty, 2013
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Tyler Adams and the Adventures of Bravura: the First Quest
Elizabeth Simon. the young one. He'd taken a liking to her. “She says she was in the park with 'er mum...” and the story was relayed to the king. “I see,” was all Lord Pluckybatant had to say to his knight after listening as intently as possible ...
Elizabeth Simon, 2009
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Tyler Adams and the Adventures of Bravura: The Second Expedition
Elizabeth Simon. summoned here if he wasn't going to even be around.” “ Summon you?” questioned Candy. “Mylocket started to glow and when I touched it with my hand it broughtme back to Bravura. So, I can only guess that the King wanted ...
Elizabeth Simon
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Stephen Bowers: Beyond Bravura
This is the first major publication devoted to Stephen Bowers' craft.
Damon Moon, John Neylon, 2013
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Tarantella Bravura:
This solo is destined to be a real showstopper, with its bold sounds and fast tempo. The introduction begins in 2/4, accelerating to a fast 6/8 meter for the rest of the piece.
‎2003
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Business Strategies for the Next-Generation Network
IT Outsourcing One of my consultancy assignments was with a carrier that had outsourced its IT to a large systems organization I will call "Bravura." Under the new regime, Bravura was responsible for desktop support, server management, the ...
Nigel Seel, 2006
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The Cambridge Companion to the Violin
The. nineteenth-century. bravura. tradition. ROBIN STOWELL At the beginning of the nineteenth century the derivative French classical school of violin playing was pre-eminent, based at the Conservatoire de Musique in Paris (established in ...
Robin Stowell, 1992
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Ole Bull: Norway's Romantic Musician and Cosmopolitan Patriot
Bravura Variations: Introduction, mm. 20-23 237 Example 20.11. Bravura Variations: Recitative, mm. 47-52 237 Example 20.12. Bravura Variations: Theme from Bellini 237 Example 20.13. Bravura Variations: Variation 1 237 Example 20.14.
Einar Haugen, Einar Ingvald Haugen, 1993
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Bravura: 21st Century Australian Craft
Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same title, 4 December 2009 ' 31 January 2010, of works from the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia, and held at the Gallery.
Robert Reason, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRAVURA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bravura is used in the context of the following news items.
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Alcina, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Grand Théâtre de Provence …
... as Ruggiero, Anthony Gregory's Oronte is lithe and limber, while Krzysztof Baczyk brings a welcome edge of earthy bravura to the militaristic ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
The Saudis quietly launch a nuclear spending spree
Even granting an element of bravura in what Obaid says, it is nonetheless the case that for several years reports have circulated that the Saudis ... «Middle East Eye, Jul 15»
3
East End 2015: 'The Fire' review
In a bravura example of single-take performance, Gamboa begins to give voice to Lucía's inner turmoil when she ramblingly confides in her doctor. It's a scene in ... «CineVue, Jul 15»
4
'Paulina': testing the limits of conviction
The absence of melodrama in telling such a story – complemented here by bravura performances on the part of the film's three principal ... «The Daily Star, Jul 15»
5
Lewis Hamilton walks with the air of a man who knows he has no …
We know about his instinctive abilities, his sheer speed, his overtaking bravura, but it was cold calculation as much as any of the other gifts he ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
6
Graphic Content: six questions for David Hughes
... forgot to bomb" (to quote somebody or other), an account of human damage and a scratchy, sometimes minimalist exercise in artistic bravura. «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
7
Music Review: Exciting Haydn – delivered by students
Emilio Colón gave a bravura performance of Haydn's D Major Cello Concerto, accompanied by Andai and the orchestra. Colón played with a ... «Rutland Herald, Jul 15»
8
'True Detective' Recap: The Buckshot Stops Here
When it works, it genuinely works (see the first season's bravura tracking shot from the "Who Goes There?" episode). But as the critical backlash ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
9
'Tangerine' Captures an Offbeat Hollywood
The comedy flourishes amid slang-rich dialogue and bravura performances. A breakout hit at this year's Sundance Film Festival, “Tangerine” is ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
10
AC/DC, Wembley Stadium, review: 'forever rocking, forever Young'
Wembley Stadium positively heaved with massed delight as AC/DC slammed out one hard hitting hit after another in a bravura, relentless, head ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Bravura [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bravura>. Aug 2019 ».
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