What does 'Bravo' mean, please?

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I know that " Girls Bravo" is a Japanese series TV program. But I really don't know what " Bravo" means. I've looked it up, the dictionary told me it's a killer, and an approval cry... something like that. would you please explain the meaning that bravo in the " Girls Bravo"

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"Bravo" is used when you want to compliment somebody: it means the same as "Well done". It actually comes from Italian(*) and is often used when applauding musicians or singers.

However, for the name of a Japanese TV series, it might be a waste of time trying to find out what the producers meant by it. It's just a nice-sounding English word.

(*) If I'm not mistaken, in Italian, it means "good man" or "good boy". When addressing a woman you'd probably have to say "brava", and when congratulating an entire orchestra you'd probably have to say "bravi" -- an Italian native speaker might be able to confirm this or correct me. But of course, that would be Italian grammar, and we're speaking English here.
 

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"Bravo" is used when you want to compliment somebody: it means the same as "Well done". It actually comes from Italian(*) and is often used when applauding musicians or singers.

However, for the name of a Japanese TV series, it might be a waste of time trying to find out what the producers meant by it. It's just a nice-sounding English word.

(*) If I'm not mistaken, in Italian, it means "good man" or "good boy". When addressing a woman you'd probably have to say "brava", and when congratulating an entire orchestra you'd probably have to say "bravi" -- an Italian native speaker might be able to confirm this or correct me. But of course, that would be Italian grammar, and we're speaking English here.

You're right, rewboss.'bravo' is an adj meaning 'good'. bravo/brava and bravi/brave
 

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BRAVO is also an Spanish word, is not necessarily Italian. It means Great, amazing, awesome. This expression is frequently used in concerts or when something is perfectly done.
 

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Translations for: Bravo

Danish - bravo
Dutch - bravo
French - bravo
German - bravo
Italian - bravo
Portuguese - bravo
Spanish - bravo
Swedish - bravo
Czech - bravo
Slovak – bravo
Polish – brawo
Etc. ;-)
 
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Thanks for Reboss's expaining. And thanks you all. have a good day, you all.
best regards

Vincent.
 
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