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brava

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noun bra·va \ˈbrä-(ˌ)vä, brä-ˈvä\

Definition of brava

  1. :  bravo —used interjectionally in applauding a woman



Origin and Etymology of brava

Italian, feminine of bravo


First Known Use: 1741


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brava

bra·va

Medical Definition of brava




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