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dolce vita

[dawl-che vee-tah; English dohl-chey vee-tuh] /ˈdɔl tʃɛ ˈvi tɑ; English ˈdoʊl tʃeɪ ˈvi tə/
noun, Italian.
sweet life; the good life perceived as one of physical pleasure and self-indulgence (usually preceded by la). Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for dolce-vita

dolce vita

/ˈdɒltʃɪ ˈviːtə; Italian ˈdoltʃe ˈvita/
a life of luxury
Word Origin
Italian, literally: sweet life
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Word Origin and History for dolce-vita

dolce vita


"life of pleasure," 1960, Italian, from title of Fellini's film.

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