ameaça

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ameaçar (to threaten), from Old Portuguese ameaçar, amẽaçar, from Latin minācia, plural of minax (threatening).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ameaça f (plural ameaças)

  1. threat (expression of intent to injure or punish another)
  2. threat; menace (person or object that is regarded as a danger)
  3. (figuratively) an indication that something bad may occur
    O trovão foi uma ameaça de tempestade.
    The thunder indicated a storm.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (indication of something bad): ameaço

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Verb[edit]

ameaça

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of ameaçar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of ameaçar