ameaçar

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Etymology[edit]

From ameaça, from Latin minācia, from minax (threatening), from minor (I threaten). Cognate with English menace. Compare Catalan amenaçar, French menacer, Italian minacciare, Occitan amenaçar, Romanian amenința, Sicilian amminazzari, Spanish amenazar.

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ameaçar (first-person singular present indicative ameaço, past participle ameaçado)

  1. to threaten (to make a threat against someone; to use threats)
  2. to endanger, menace
  3. (catenative) to portend, threaten

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