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dolce far niente

  
  (Italian)  
      n   pleasant idleness  
     (literally: sweet doing nothing)  
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dolce     (Italian)  
      adj  
      adv     (Music)   (to be performed) gently and sweetly  
     (Italian: sweet)  


dolce far niente     (Italian)  
      n   pleasant idleness  
     (literally: sweet doing nothing)  
dolce vita     (Italian)  
      n   a life of luxury  
     (Italian, literally: sweet life)  

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See also:

dolce vita, dole, dol, docile

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exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
adv.
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Informal] [Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.

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