vácuo

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vacuus (empty), from vacō (I empty), from Proto-Indo-European *ewə- (to lack; empty). Cognate of vago (vacant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈva.ku.o/, ˈva.kwo/
  • Hyphenation: vá‧cu‧o

Noun[edit]

vácuo m (plural vácuos)

  1. vacuum (region that contains no matter)
  2. a lack, especially of something abstract
  3. the space behind a moving vehicle without drag

Synonyms[edit]

  • (region of space that contains no matter): vazio

Adjective[edit]

vácuo m (feminine vácua, masculine plural vácuos, feminine plural vácuas, comparable)

  1. vacuous (lacking meaningful content)

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