smagnetizzare

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb smagnetizzare, which means to demagnetize. The past participle is smagnetizzato. When the verb is pronominal (used like a reflexive verb, smagnetizzarsi), it means to become demagnetized. See the verb used below in its context:

È la seconda volta questo mese che provo a prelevare denaro al bancomat ma non ci riesco. Forse mi si è smagnetizzata la carta di credito.

It is the second time this month that I have tried to get money from the ATM, but I can’t. Perhaps my credit card has become demagnetized.

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