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paan {n} (psychoactive preparation of betel leaf)  :: paan {m}
pace {n} (step: step)  :: passo {m}
pace {n} (speed)  :: passo {m}, ritmo
pacemaker {n} (medical implement)  :: marca-passo {m}
pachyptile {n} (seabird in Pachyptila) SEE: prion  ::
pacific {adj} (calm, peaceful)  :: pacífico, tranqüilo
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water)  :: oceano Pacífico {m}
pacifier {n} (for a baby)  :: chupeta {f}
pacifism {n} (doctrine that disputes should be settled without violence)  :: pacifismo {m}
pacifist {n} (one who loves, supports, or favours peace)  :: pacifista {m}
pacifist {n} (one who avoids violence)  :: pacifista {m}
pacifist {n} (one who opposes violence and is anti-war)  :: pacifista {m}
pacify {v} (bring peace, ending fighting)  :: pacificar
pack {n} (bundle to be carried)  :: fardo {m}
pack {n} (full set of playing cards)  :: baralho
pack {n} (group of dogs)  :: matilha {f}
pack {v} (to make a pack)  :: fazer
pack {n} (group of wolves) SEE: wolfpack  ::
package {n} (something which is packed)  :: pacote {m}
package store {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store  ::
pack animal {n} (animal used to carry heavy items) SEE: beast of burden  ::
packed {adj} (put into a package)  :: empacotado {m}
packed {adj} (filled with a large number or large quantity)  :: repleto, abarrotado
packed {adj} (filled to capacity)  :: lotado {m}
packed lunch {n} (picnic meal)  :: farnel {m}, merenda {f}
packet {n} (small pack)  :: pacote {m}
packet {n} (small fragment of data)  :: packet {m}
pact {n} (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant)  :: pacto {m}
pacu {n} (any of several species of South American fishes)  :: pacu {m}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff  ::
pad {n} (block of paper)  :: bloco
padded cell {n} (a room in insane asylum) SEE: rubber room  ::
padding {n} (Soft filling material used in cushions etc.)  :: acolchoamento {m}
paddle {n} (two-handed, single-bladed oar)  :: remo
paddle {n} (double-bladed oar used for kayaking)  :: remo {m}
paddle {n} (time spent on paddling)  :: remada {f}
paddle {v} (to propel something through water with a paddle, hands or similar instrument)  :: remar
paddle {v} (to walk or dabble playfully in shallow water)  :: chafurdar
paddleboat {n} (pedalo) SEE: pedalo  ::
paddlefish {n} (fish of the family Polyodontidae)  :: peixe-espátula {m}
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows)  :: arrozal {m}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy  ::
paddy wagon {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners)  :: camburão {m}
Padishah {n} (Padishah)  :: padixá {m}
padlock {n} (type of lock)  :: cadeado {m}, tranca {f}
padlock {v} (to lock using a padlock)  :: cadear, trancar
Padua {prop} (city)  :: Pádua {f}
paean {n} (any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph)  :: peã {m}, péan {m}
paella {n} (Savory, cooked dish)  :: paelha {f}, paeja {f}
pagan {adj} (relating to non-Abrahamic religions)  :: pagão {m}
pagan {n} (person not adhering to an Abrahamic religion)  :: pagão {m}, pagã {f}
paganism {n} (local religions practiced before the introduction of Christianity)  :: paganismo {m}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy  ::
page {n} (one of the pieces of paper bound together within a book or document)  :: folha {f}
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book)  :: página {f}
page {n} (serving boy)  :: pajem {m}
page {n} (Internet: web page) SEE: web page  ::
pageant {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
pager {n} (device)  :: pager {m}
Paget's disease {n} (Paget's disease)  :: doença de Paget {f}
paginate {v} (to number the pages of a book or other document)  :: paginar
pagoda {n} (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)  :: pagode {m}
pahoehoe {n} (form of lava flow)  :: lava encordoada {f}, pahoehoe {m}
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket  ::
pain {n} (ache or bodily suffering)  :: dor {f}
pain {n} (suffering or anguish, especially mental)  :: dor {f}
pain {n} (annoying person or thing)  :: mala {f}, chato {m}
pain {n} (suffering as punishment)  :: pena {f}
pain {v} (to hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish)  :: doer em
pain {v} (to render uneasy in mind, to grieve)  :: doer em
pain {v} (to inflict suffering upon as a penalty)  :: castigar
painful {adj} (causing pain)  :: doloroso, dolorido, doído
painful {adj} (suffering with pain)  :: dolorido, doído
painful {adj} (requiring labor or toil)  :: árduo, extenuante {m} {f}
pain in the arse {n} (pain in the ass) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
pain in the ass {n} (something that causes discomfort)  :: pé-no-saco
pain in the butt {n} (nuisance) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
pain in the neck {n} (that which is annoying) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
painkiller {n} (a drug that numbs the pain in the body)  :: analgésico {m}
painless {adj} (without pain or trouble)  :: indolor
painstaking {adj} (careful attentive; diligent)  :: escrupuloso, minucioso, meticuloso
paint {n} (substance)  :: pintura {f}, tinta {f}
paint {v} (apply paint to)  :: pintar
paint {v} (apply in the manner of paint)  :: pintar
paint {v} (create an image)  :: pintar
paint {v} (practise the art of painting pictures)  :: pintar
paintbrush {n} (thin brush)  :: pincel {m}
painted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painted hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painted wolf {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painter {n} (artist)  :: pintor {m}, pintora {f}
painter {n} (laborer)  :: pintor {m}
painter {n} (rope)  :: proiz {m} {f}
painting {n} (an illustration or artwork using paint)  :: pintura
painting {n} (the action of applying paint)  :: pintura {f}
painting {n} (artistic application of paint)  :: pintura {f}
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set  ::
pair {n} (two similar or identical things)  :: par {m}
pair {n} (two people in relationship)  :: par {m}
pair {n} (used with binary nouns)  :: par {m}
pair {v} (to group into sets of two)  :: emparelhar
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles)  :: compasso {m}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of goggles {n} (goggles) SEE: goggles  ::
pair of scissors {n} (scissors) SEE: scissors  ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pajamas {n} (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in)  :: pijama {m}
Pakistan {prop} (country in South Asia)  :: Paquistão {m}
Pakistani {n} (A person from Pakistan or of Pakistani descent)  :: paquistanês {m}
Pakistani {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Pakistan, or its people)  :: paquistanês
palace {n} (large, lavish residence)  :: palácio {m}
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords)  :: Palácio de Westminster {m}
paladin {n} (heroic champion)  :: paladino {m}
palaeoclimatology {n} (science)  :: paleoclimatologia {f}
Palaic {prop} (Indo-European language)  :: palaíta {m}
palanquin {n} (a covered type of litter)  :: palanquim {m}
palatable {adj} (pleasing to the taste)  :: palatável, saboroso, gostoso
palatable {adj} (tolerable, acceptable)  :: palatável, tolerável, aceitável, razoável
palatal {adj} (pertaining to the palate)  :: palatal, palatino
palatal {adj} ((phonetics) articulated at the hard palate)  :: palatal
palate {n} (roof of the mouth)  :: palato {m}
palate {n} (sense of taste)  :: paladar
palatine bone {n} (bones that make up the hard palate)  :: osso palatino {m}
Palau {prop} (Republic of Palau)  :: Palau
palaver {n} (unnecessary talk, fuss)  :: palavreado {m}
pale {adj} (light in color)  :: pálido, claro
pale {v} (to become pale)  :: empalidecer, clarear
pale {n} (wooden stake)  :: pau {m}, poste {m}
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band)  :: pala {f}
paleface {n} (a white person of European descent, in the context of American Indians)  :: cara-pálida {m}
palely {adv} (in a pale manner)  :: palidamente
paleness {n} (condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color)  :: palidez {f}
paleoanthropologist {n} (specialist in paleoanthropology)  :: paleoantropologista
paleochristian {adj} (relating to the early Christian church)  :: paleocristão
paleoclimatology {n} (palaeoclimatology) SEE: palaeoclimatology  ::
paleoethnobotany {n} (the study of plant remains from archaeological sites)  :: arqueobotânica {f}, paleoetnobotânica {f}
paleography {n} (study of old forms of writing)  :: paleografia {f}
paleography {n} (ancient scripts or forms of writing)  :: paleografia {f}
Paleolithic {n} (Old Stone Age)  :: paleolítico {m}
paleontological {adj} (of or pertaining to paleontology)  :: paleontológico
paleontologist {n} (one who studies paleontology)  :: paleontologista {m} {f}, paleontólogo {m}, paleontóloga {f}
paleontology {n} (study of prehistoric forms of life)  :: paleontologia {f}
Palermo {prop} (province)  :: Palermo {f}
Palermo {prop} (city)  :: Palermo {f}
Palestine {prop} (geographic region)  :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively)  :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} (historical: Roman province)  :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British entity)  :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British Mandate)  :: Palestina {f}
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people)  :: palestino {m}, palestina {f}
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent)  :: palestino {m}, palestina {f}
paletot {n} (A loose outer jacket, overcoat)  :: casacão {m}, paletó {m}, sobretudo {m}
palette {n} (board)  :: paleta {f}
palette {n} (range of colors)  :: paleta {f}
Pali {prop} (a Middle Indo-Aryan language)  :: páli {m}
palimpsest {n} (manuscript scraped clean for reuse)  :: palimpsesto {m}
palindrome {n} (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards)  :: palíndromo {m}, capicua {f}
palisade {n} (a wall of wooden stakes)  :: paliçada
pall {n} (heraldry)  :: perla {f}
palladium {n} (chemical element)  :: paládio {m}
Pallas {prop}  :: Palas {f}
pallet {n} (a portable platform)  :: palete {m}
pallet {n} (A straw bed)  :: enxerga {f}
palliate {v} (to relieve the symptoms of)  :: atenuar, remediar
palliative {adj} (reducing progression and relieving symptoms)  :: paliativo {m}, paliativa {f}
pallid {adj} (appearing weak, pale or wan)  :: pálido
pallidity {n} (state of being) SEE: pallor  ::
pallium {n} (cerebral cortex) SEE: cerebral cortex  ::
pallor {n} (paleness; want of color; pallidity)  :: palidez {f}
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand)  :: palma {f}, palma da mão {f}
palm {v} (to hold or conceal something in the palm of the hand)  :: empalmar, palmar
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree  ::
palmar {adj} (of or pertaining to the palm of the hand)  :: palmar
palm cabbage {n} (heart of palm) SEE: heart of palm  ::
palmetto bug {n} (cockroach)  :: barata americana {f}
palmist {n} (a fortuneteller who uses palmistry)  :: quiromante {m} {f}
palm oil {n} (edible plant oil)  :: azeite de dendê {m}
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter)  :: Domingo de Ramos {m}
palm syrup {n} (syrup made from sap of a palm tree)  :: xarope de seiva {m}, xarope de palma {m}
palm tree {n} (tropical tree)  :: palma {f}, palmeira {f}
palmyra {n} (Borassus flabelliformis, a palm tree)  :: cibe {m}
Palmyra {prop} (city)  :: Palmira {f}
Palmyrene {n} (person from ancient Palmyra)  :: palmireno {m}
Palmyrene {adj} (Of from or relating to Palmyra)  :: palmireno
palo verde {n} (any of a variety of trees in the genus Parkinsonia)  :: turco {m}, cina-cina {f}
palpability {n} (the quality of being palpable)  :: palpabilidade {f}
palpable {adj} (capable of being touched)  :: palpável
palpable {adj} (obvious)  :: palpável
palpable {adj} (that can be detected by palpation)  :: palpável
palpate {v} (to examine by feeling)  :: palpar, apalpar
palpitation {n} (abnormal awareness of the beating of the heart)  :: palpitação {f}
paltry {adj} (trashy, trivial, of little value)  :: pobre {m}, insignificante {m}
palustral {adj} (Pertaining to or living in marshes; marshy)  :: palustre
Pamir {prop} (mountain range)  :: Pamir {m}
pamper {v} (to treat with excessive care, to indulge)  :: paparicar, mimar
pamphlet {n} (booklet) SEE: booklet  ::
pan- {prefix} (a combining form meaning "all")  :: pan-
pan {n} (flat vessel used for cooking, see also: frying pan)  :: caçarola {f}, frigideira
Pan {prop} (Greek god of nature)  :: {m}
panacea {n} (remedy believed to cure all disease)  :: panaceia {f}
panacea {n} (something that will solve all problems)  :: panaceia {f}
panache {n} (ornamental helmet plume)  :: penacho
Panaji {prop} (capital of Goa, India)  :: Pangim {f}, Panaji {f}
Panama {prop} (country)  :: Panamá {m}
Panama Canal {prop} (Canal)  :: Canal do Panamá {m}
Panama City {prop} (capital of Panama)  :: Cidade do Panamá {f}
Panamanian {n} (person from Panama)  :: panamenho {m}
Panamanian {adj} (pertaining to Panama)  :: panamenho
Pan-American {adj} (covering or representing all of the Americas)  :: pan-americano
Pan-Americanism {n} (belief in the benefit of Pan-American organization)  :: pan-americanismo {m}
pan-Arabism {n} (movement)  :: pan-arabismo {m}
Panathenaea {prop} (A festival in ancient Greece)  :: Panateneias {f-p}
pancake {n} (thin batter cake)  :: panqueca {f}
Pancasila {n} (the official philosophical foundation of the Indonesian state)  :: Pancasila {m}
Panchatantra {prop} (a collection of Sanskrit and Pali animal fables in verse and prose)  :: Panchatantra {m}
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism)  :: Panchen Lama
pancreas {n} (gland near the stomach)  :: pâncreas {m}
pancreatic {adj} (of or pertaining to the pancreas)  :: pancreático
pancreatic cancer {n} (malignant neoplasm of the pancreas)  :: câncer pancreático {m} [Brazil], cancro pancreático {m} [Portugal]
panda {n} (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)  :: panda {m}
panda {n} (police car) SEE: police car  ::
panda {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda  ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda  ::
pandeiro {n} (a hand-held frame drum with a round wooden frame)  :: pandeiro {m}
pandeiro {n} (a square double skinned frame drum)  :: adufe {m}
pandeism {n} (omnitheism) SEE: omnitheism  ::
pandeism {n} (belief combining elements of pantheism and deism)  :: pandeísmo {m}
pandeist {n} (one who believes in pandeism)  :: pandeísta {f}
pandemic {adj} (epidemic)  :: pandémico [Portugal], pandêmico [Brazil]
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease)  :: pandemia {f}
pandemonism {n}  :: pandemonismo
pandemonium {n} (chaos; tumultuous or lawless violence)  :: pandemônio {m}, caos {m}
pandemonium {n} (an outburst; loud, riotous uproar)  :: confusão {f}, balbúrdia {f}, tumulto {m}
Pandora {prop} (Character in Greek mythology)  :: Pandora {f}
Pandora's box {n} (A source of unforeseen trouble.)  :: caixa de Pandora {f}
panegyric {n} (praising speech or opus)  :: panegírico {m}
panel {n} (rectangular section of a surface)  :: painel
panel {n} (group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc)  :: painel {m}
panel {n} (single frame in a comic strip)  :: quadrinho {m}, quadro {m}, vinheta {f}
panel {n}  :: painel {m}
panentheism {n} (a doctrine that the universe is within God)  :: panenteísmo {m}
panettone {n} (Christmas brioche with candied fruit)  :: panetone {m}, panettone {m}
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
pang {n} (A sharp, sudden feeling of a mental or emotional nature, as of joy or sorrow)  :: surto
Pangaea {prop} (supercontinent prior to Triassic)  :: Pangeia {f}
Panglossian {adj} (naively or unreasonably optimistic)  :: panglossiano
pang of conscience {n} (A feeling of shame, guilt, or embarrassment, resulting from behavior which one regrets)  :: dor na consciência {f}
pangolin {n} (mammal)  :: pangolim {m}
panic {n} (overpowering fright)  :: pânico {m}
panicle {n} (a compound raceme)  :: panícula {f}
panicum {n} (any grass in the genus Panicum)  :: painço {m}
pankration {n} (ancient Greek martial art)  :: pancrácio {m}
panna cotta {n} (Italian dessert made from double cream)  :: panacota {f}, panna cotta {f}
panniculus {n} (a dense layer of fatty tissue growth)  :: panículo {m}
pannier {n} (large basket or bag fastened to the back of a bicycle or pack animal)  :: alforje {m}
Pannonia {prop} (province of the Roman Empire)  :: Panónia {f} [Portugal], Panônia {f} [Brazil]
panoply {n} (collection or display of weaponry)  :: panóplia {f}
panoply {n} (complete set of armour)  :: panóplia {f}
panopticon {n} (type of prison)  :: panóptico {m}
panorama {n} (unbroken view of an entire surrounding area)  :: panorama {m}
panorama {n} (picture representing a continuous scene)  :: panorama {m}
panorama {n} (figurative: comprehensive survey)  :: panorama {m}
pan pipes {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
panpipes {n} (musical instrument)  :: flauta de Pã {f}
panpsychism {n} (the doctrine that all matter has a mental aspect)  :: panpsiquismo {m}
pansexuality {n} (sexual orientation)  :: pansexualidade {f}
Pan-Slavism {n} (movement)  :: pan-eslavismo {m}
pansy {n} (plant)  :: amor-perfeito {m}
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants  ::
pant {n} (a quick breathing)  :: ofego {m}, arfagem {f}
pant {v} (to breathe quickly or in a labored manner)  :: ofegar, arfar, arquejar
pant {v} (long for (something); be eager for (something))  :: ansiar
pant {v} (intransitive: long eagerly)  :: arquejar
pant {v} (of the heart, to beat with unnatural violence)  :: palpitar
pantagruelian {adj}  :: pantagruélico
pantheism {n} (belief that the universe is divine)  :: panteísmo {m}
pantheist {n} (person who believes in pantheism)  :: panteísta {f}
pantheon {n} (a temple dedicated to all the gods)  :: panteão {m}
pantheon {n} (all the gods of a particular religion)  :: panteão {m}
panther {n} (big cat with black fur)  :: pantera-negra {f}
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera)  :: pantera {f}
panties {n} (short underpants for women or girls)  :: calcinha {f}
pant leg {n} (either of the legs of a pair of pants)  :: perna {f}
pantomime {n} (A traditional Christmas entertainment, mostly for children)  :: pantomima {f}
pantomime {n} (gesturing without speaking)  :: pantomima {f}, mímica {f}
pantry {n} (storage room)  :: despensa {f}
pants {n} (garment covering the body from the waist downwards)  :: calças {f-p}
pants {n} (undergarment covering the genitals)  :: [for women] calcinha, [for men] cueca
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties  ::
pantyhose {n} (nylon tights worn about legs)  :: meia-calça {f}
panvitalism {n} (belief that all things are part of a single living universe)  :: panvitalismo {m}
panvitalism {n} (belief that all things in the universe are alive)  :: panvitalismo {m}
pap {n} (porridge) SEE: porridge  ::
papa {n} (Father (familiar, conversational)) SEE: dad  ::
papacy {n} (the office)  :: papado {m}
papacy {n} (the period)  :: papado {m}
papal {adj} (related to the pope or papacy)  :: papal
papal infallibility {n} (Catholic concept of an infallible Pope)  :: infalibilidade papal {f}
Papal States {prop} (state)  :: Estados Papais {m-p}
paparazzi {n} (paparazzo) SEE: paparazzo  ::
paparazzo {n} (freelance photographer of celebrities)  :: paparazzo {m}
papaya {n} (tree)  :: mamoeiro {m}
papaya {n} (fruit)  :: [Brazil] mamão, papaia
paper {n} (sheet material)  :: papel {m}
paper {n} (written document shorter than a book)  :: artigo {m}
paper {n} (academic paper)  :: artigo {m}
paper {adj} (made of paper)  :: de papel
paper {v} (to apply paper to)  :: empapelar
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper  ::
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper  ::
paper {n} (wrapping paper) SEE: wrapping paper  ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document  ::
paper aeroplane {n} (toy aeroplane made by folding up a sheet of paper)  :: avião de papel {m}
paper airplane {n} (paper aeroplane) SEE: paper aeroplane  ::
paperback {n} (book)  :: brochura {f}
paperboard {n} (thick paper)  :: cartolina {f}
paper clip {n} (paper clip)  :: clipe {m}, clips [colloquial]
paper cup {n} (disposable cup)  :: copo de papel {m}
paper money {n} (banknotes)  :: papel-moeda {m}
paper tiger {n} (paper tiger)  :: tigre de papel {m}
paper towel {n} (sheet of absorbent paper)  :: papel toalha {m}, papel de cozinha {m}
paperweight {n} (small, decorative, somewhat weighty object)  :: pisa-papéis {m}
paperwork {n} (work involving written documents)  :: papelada {f}
papess {n} (female pope)  :: papisa {f}
Papiamento {prop} (creole language) SEE: Papiamentu  ::
Papiamentu {prop} (language)  :: papeamento {m}, papiamento {m}
papier-mâché {n} (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object)  :: papel-machê {m}, papel machê {m}
paprika {n} (spice)  :: páprica {f}
Papuan {adj} (pertaining to Papua or Papua New Guinea)  :: papua
Papuan {n} (Someone from Papua or Papua New Guinea)  :: papua {m} {f}
Papua New Guinea {prop} (country in Oceania)  :: Papua-Nova Guiné
papyrus {n} (plant in the sedge family)  :: papiro {m}
papyrus {n} (material made from this plant)  :: papiro {m}
papyrus {n} (scroll or document written on this material)  :: papiro {m}
Pará {prop} (state in northern Brazil)  :: Pará {m}
Paraíba {prop} (a state in north-eastern Brazil)  :: Paraíba {f}
parable {n} (short story illustrating a lesson)  :: parábola {f}
parabola {n} (a conic section)  :: parábola {f}
Paracelsus {prop} (The adopted name of Philippus von Hohenheim)  :: Paracelso {m}
paracetamol {n} (acetaminophen) SEE: acetaminophen  ::
parachute {n} (a device designed to control the fall of an object)  :: pára-quedas {m}
parachutist {n} (parachute user)  :: paraquedista {m-f}
paraclete {n} (advocate)  :: paráclito {m}, paracleto {m}
parade {n} (organized procession)  :: parada {f}, desfile {m}
paradigm {n} (example serving as a model or pattern)  :: paradigma {m}
paradigm {n} (linguistics: all forms which contain a common element)  :: paradigma {m}
paradigm {n} (way of viewing reality)  :: paradigma {m}
paradigm shift {n} (change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new one, necessitated by scientific discoveries)  :: mudança de paradigma {f}
paradise {n} (heaven)  :: paraíso {m}
paradise {n} (very pleasant place)  :: paraíso {m}
Paradise {prop} (Heaven)  :: Paraíso {m}
Paradise {prop} (the Garden of Eden)  :: Paraíso {m}
paradox {n} (apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true )  :: paradoxo {m}
paradox {n} (in logic: a self-contradictory statement )  :: paradoxo {m}
paradoxical {adj} (having self-contradicting properties)  :: paradoxal
paradoxically {adv} (in a paradoxical manner)  :: paradoxalmente
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene  ::
paraffin {n} (paraffin wax) SEE: paraffin wax  ::
paraffin wax {n} (paraffin wax)  :: parafina {f}
paragliding {n} (the sport of gliding with a paraglider)  :: parapente {m}
paragraph {n} (passage in text)  :: parágrafo {m}
Paraguay {prop} (country in South America)  :: Paraguai {m}
Paraguayan {n} (person from Paraguay)  :: paraguaio {m}
Paraguayan {adj} (pertaining to Paraguay)  :: paraguaio
parakeet {n} (various species of small parrots)  :: periquito {m}
parallax {n}  :: paralaxe {f}
parallel {adj} (equally distant from one another at all points)  :: paralelo
parallel {adj} (having the same overall direction)  :: paralelo
parallel {adj} (computing: processing multipe tasks at the same time)  :: paralelo {m}
parallel {adv} (with a parallel relationship)  :: paralelamente
parallel {n} (one of a set of parallel lines)  :: paralela {f}
parallel {n} (line of latitude)  :: paralelo {m}
parallelepiped {n} (solid figure)  :: paralelepípedo {m}
parallelism {n} (state or condition of being parallel)  :: paralelismo {m}
parallelism {n} (agreement, similarity, resemblance)  :: paralelismo {m}
parallelism {n} (grammar)  :: paralelismo {m}
parallelism {n} (the use of parallel methods in computing)  :: paralelismo {m}
parallelogram {n} (convex quadrilateral in which each pair of opposite edges are parallel and of equal length)  :: paralelogramo {m}
parallel parking {n} (action of parking a vehicle with side parallel to curb)  :: baliza
parallel port {n} (computing: physical interface)  :: porta paralela {f}
parallel universe {n} (universe that exists separately alongside another universe)  :: universo paralelo {m}
paralogism {n} (a fallacious argument or illogical conclusion)  :: paralogismo {m}
paralogous {adj} (having a similar structure)  :: parálogo
Paralympic Games {prop} (international sports competition for people with physical disabilities)  :: Paraolimpíadas {f-p}, Jogos Paraolímpicos {m-p}
Paralympics {prop} (Paralympic Games) SEE: Paralympic Games  ::
paralyse {v} (paralyse) SEE: paralyze  ::
paralysis {n} (loss of muscle control)  :: paralisia {f}
paralytic {n} (person suffering from paralysis)  :: paralítico {m}
paralytic {adj} (affected by paralysis)  :: paralítico
paralyze {v} (to afflict with paralysis)  :: paralisar
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname)  :: Paramaribo {f}
paramecium {n} (organism)  :: paramécio {m}
paramedic {n} (individual trained to stabilize people outside of hospital)  :: paramédico {m}
parameter {n} (variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar)  :: parâmetro {m}
parameter {n} (name in a function or subroutine definition)  :: parâmetro {m}
parameterize {v} (to describe in terms of parameters)  :: parametrizar
parameterize {v} (to write (a database query) as a template into which parameters can be inserted)  :: parametrizar
paramilitary {n} (a group of civilians trained and organized in a military fashion)  :: organização/força/exército paramilitar
paramilitary {n} (a member of a paramilitary group)  :: paramilitar {m-f}
paramilitary {adj} (relating to a paramilitary)  :: paramilitar
paramita {n} (perfection (Buddhism))  :: paramita {f}
paramount {adj} (supreme)  :: vital
paramour {n} (illicit lover)  :: amante {m} {f}
Paraná {prop} (river in South America)  :: Paraná {m}
Paraná {prop} (state in southern Brazil)  :: Paraná {m}
paranoia {n} (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution)  :: paranoia
paranoia {n} (Extreme, irrational distrust of others)  :: paranoia {f}
paranoiac {n} (somebody who has paranoia) SEE: paranoid  ::
paranoid {adj} (of, related to, or suffering from paranoia)  :: paranoico
paranoid {adj} (exhibiting extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others)  :: paranoico
paranoid {n} (someone suffering from paranoia)  :: paranoico {m}
paranoid schizophrenia {n} (form of schizophrenia accompanied by delusions)  :: esquizofrenia paranoide {f}
paranormal {adj} (can not be explained by scientific methods)  :: paranormal {m} {f}
Paraná pine {n} (South American conifer)  :: pinheiro-do-paraná {m}, araucária {f}, pinheiro {m} [South Brazil]
parapet {n} (a low retaining wall)  :: parapeito {m}
parapet {n} (a fortification consisting of a wall)  :: parapeito {m}
paraphernalia {n} (miscellaneous items)  :: parafernália {f}
paraphimosis {n} (foreskin trapped behind the glans)  :: parafimose {f}
paraphrase {n} (restatement of a text)  :: paráfrase {f}
paraphrase {v} (to compose a paraphrase)  :: parafrasear
paraplegia {n} (paralysed condition)  :: paraplegia {f}
parapsychology {n} (study of that which cannot yet be explained)  :: parapsicologia {f}, pesquisa psi {f}
parasaurolophus {n} (dinosaur)  :: parassaurolofo {m}
parasite {n} (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back)  :: parasita {m} {f}
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism)  :: parasita {m} {f}
parasitic {adj} (pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite)  :: parasita {m} {f}
parasitical {adj} (parasitic) SEE: parasitic  ::
parasitise {v} (parasitize) SEE: parasitize  ::
parasitism {n} (interaction between two organisms)  :: parasitismo {m}
parasitize {v} (live off a host)  :: parasitar
parasol {n} (umbrella used as protection from the sun)  :: sombrinha {f}
parasuicide {n} (a suicide attempt that was not intended to succeed)  :: parassuicídio {m}
parataxis {n} (in grammar)  :: parataxe {f}
paratha {n} (Indian bread)  :: paratha {m}
parathyroid {adj} (pertaining to the parathyroid glands or their extracts)  :: paratiroide [chiefly Portugal], paratireoide [chiefly Brazil]
parathyroid gland {n} (any one of four endocrine glands situated in the neck)  :: paratiroide {f} [chiefly Portugal], paratireoide {f} [chiefly Brazil]
paratrooper {n} (soldier that parachutes from aircraft)  :: paraquedista {m} {f}
parcel {n} (package wrapped for shipment)  :: pacote {m}
parcel {n} (division of land bought and sold as a unit)  :: lote {m}, terreno {m}
parcel {v} (to wrap into a package)  :: empacotar
parch {v} (to dry to extremity)  :: ressecar
parched {adj} (dry)  :: ressequido
parched {adj} (thirsty)  :: sedento
parchment {n} (material)  :: pergaminho
pardon {n} (forgiveness for an offence)  :: perdão {m}
pardon {n} (releasing order)  :: indulto {m}, absolvição {f}
pardon {v} (to forgive)  :: perdoar
pardon {v} (to grant an official pardon)  :: indultar, absolver
pardon {interj} (interjection, request to repeat)  :: perdão?, como?
pardonable {adj} (capable of being pardoned)  :: perdoável
pardon me {phrase} (sorry, as an apology)  :: perdão, desculpe-me, me desculpa, desculpas, desculpa
pardon my French {v} (please excuse my swearing or bad language (idiomatic))  :: desculpe meu linguajar
pareidolia {n} (tendency to interpret vague stimuli as something familiar)  :: pareidolia {f}
paremiology {n} (the study of proverbs)  :: paremiologia {f}
parenchyma {n} (functional part of an organ, as opposed to supporting tissue)  :: parênquima {f}
parent {n} (person from whom one is descended)  :: pai {m}, genitor {m}
parent {n} (person who acts as a parent in rearing a child)  :: pai {m}
parent {n} (source or origin of something)  :: pai {m}, mãe {f}
parent {n} (parent company) SEE: parent company  ::
parental {adj} (relating to parent)  :: parental
parent company {n} (a company that owns or controls another company)  :: matriz {f}
parenthesis {n} (a clause, phrase or word inserted into a passage which is already grammatically complete)  :: parêntese {m}
parenthesis {n} ((Rhetoric) a digression; the use of such digressions)  :: parêntese {m}
parenthesis {n} (either of a pair of brackets ( ))  :: parêntese {m}
parenthesis {n} (both round brackets)  :: parênteses {m-p}
parenthesize {v} (place in parentheses)  :: pôr entre parêntesis
parents {n} (one's parents)  :: pais {m-p}
paresthesia {n} (sensation of burning, prickling, itching, or tingling of the skin with no obvious cause)  :: parestesia {f}
paresthesis {n} (paresthesia) SEE: paresthesia  ::
pariah {n} (an outcast)  :: pária {m-f}, pariá {m-f}
pariah {n} (member of one of the oppressed social castes in India)  :: pária {m-f}, pariá {m-f}
parietal bone {n} (either of two bones at the sides and top of the skull)  :: parietal {m}
parietal lobe {n} (Division of cerebrum)  :: lobo parietal {m}
Paris {prop} (capital of France)  :: Paris {f}
Paris {prop} (Trojan prince)  :: Páris {m}
parish {n} (part of a diocese)  :: paróquia {f}
parish {n} (members of the parish)  :: paróquia {f}, paroquianos {p}
parish {n} (civil subdivision of a county)  :: paróquia {f}
parish church {n} (religious centre of a parish)  :: igreja paroquial {f}
parishioner {n} (member of a parish)  :: freguês {m}, freguesa {f}, paroquiano {m}, paroquiana {f}
Parisian {n} (someone from Paris)  :: parisiense {m} {f}
Parisian {adj} (of Paris)  :: parisiense
parity {n} (equality, comparability)  :: paridade {f}
parity {n} (math: set whose elements all belong to one of exactly two disjoint subsets)  :: paridade {f}
parity {n} (math: classification into one set or the other)  :: paridade {f}
parity {n} (the number of times a sow has farrowed)  :: número de parições {m}
park {n} (ground for preservation of game, etc.)  :: parque {m}
park {n} (ground for recreation)  :: parque {m}, parque {m}
park {v} (bring to a halt)  :: estacionar
parking {n} (action)  :: estacionamento {m}
parking {n} (space)  :: estacionamento {m}
parking lot {n} (open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use)  :: estacionamento {m}
parking meter {n} (device for collecting parking fees)  :: parquímetro {m}, parcômetro {m}
parking space {n} (space in which a vehicle can be parked)  :: vaga de estacionamento {f}
Parkinson's disease {n} (Parkinson's disease)  :: doença de Parkinson {f}, mal de Parkinson {m}
parkour {n} (athletic discipline)  :: parkour {m}
parliament {n} (institution with elected or appointed members)  :: parlamento {m}
parliamentarian {n} (member of parliament)  :: parlamentar {m} {f}
parliamentary {adj} (of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament)  :: parlamentar
parliamentary {adj} (having the supreme executive and legislative power)  :: parlamentar
parmesan {n} (hard, full-fat Italian cheese from Parma)  :: parmesão {m}
Parmesan {n} (parmesan) SEE: parmesan  ::
Parmesan {adj} (from Parma)  :: parmesão, parmense
Parmesan {n} (someone from Parma)  :: parmesão {m}, parmense {m} {f}
parochial {adj} (pertaining to a parish)  :: paroquial {m} {f}
parochial {adj} (characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns)  :: paroquial {m} {f}, provinciano {m}
parodic {adj} (of, related to, or having characteristics of parody)  :: paródico
parody {n} (expression making fun of something else)  :: paródia
parody {v} (to make a parody of something)  :: parodiar
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
parole {n} (law: a release of (a prisoner))  :: condicional {f}, liberdade condicional
paronomasia {n} (a pun or play on words)  :: paronomásia
paronym {n} (word derived from the same root/stem)  :: parónimo {m}
paronym {n} (word that sounds like another word)  :: parónimo {m}
parotid {n} (parotid gland) SEE: parotid gland  ::
parotid gland {n} (salivary gland)  :: glândula parótida {f}, parótida {f}
paroxytone {adj} (paroxytone)  :: paroxítona {f}
paroxytone {n} (paroxytone)  :: paroxítono {m}, paroxítona {f}
parquet {n} (the part of a theatre between the orchestra and the parquet circle) SEE: stall  ::
parquet {n} (a wooden floor made of parquetry)  :: parquete {m}
parrot {n} (kind of bird)  :: papagaio {m}
parrot {n} (person who repeats what was said)  :: papagaio {m}
parrot {v} (to repeat exactly without showing understanding)  :: papaguear
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
parrotfish {n} (tropical marine fish)  :: peixe-papagaio {m}
parry {v} (avoid, deflect, or ward off)  :: parar
parse {v} (linguistics: to resolve into elements)  :: analisar, decompor
parse {v} (computing: to split data into pieces)  :: processar
parsec {n} (parallax second)  :: parsec {m}
parser {n} (computer program)  :: parser {m}
parsimonious {adj} (Exhibiting parsimony)  :: parcimonioso {m}, parco {m}
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily)  :: parcimónia {f}, parcimônia {f}
parsing {n}  :: interpretando
parsley {n} (herb)  :: salsa {f}, perrexil
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa)  :: pastinaca {f}, pastinaga {f}, cherovia {f}, cenoura-brava {f}
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa)  :: pastinaca {f}, pastinaga {f}, cherovia {f}, cenoura-brava {f}
part {n} (fraction of a whole )  :: parte {f}, pedaço {m}
part {n} (group inside a larger group )  :: categoria {f}
part {n} (position or role )  :: papel {m}
part {n} (section of a document )  :: parte {f}
part {n} (hair dividing line )  :: linha {f}
part {v} (to leave)  :: partir
part {v} (to cut hair with a parting)  :: repartir
part {v} (to divide in two)  :: partir, dividir
part {v} (to become divided in two or separated)  :: partir
part {adj} (partial) SEE: partial  ::
part {adv} (partially) SEE: partially  ::
partake {v} (to take part in an activity)  :: participar
parthenocarpic {adj} (relating to parthenocarpy)  :: partenocárpico
parthenogenesis {n} (reproduction from a single gamete without fertilisation)  :: [Brazil] partenogênese {f}, [Portugal] partenogénese {f}
Parthenon {prop} (ancient temple to Athena)  :: Partenon {m}, Partenão {m}
Parthenope {prop} (One of the Sirens from Greek mythology)  :: Parténope {f} [Portugal], Partênope {f} [Brazil]
Parthia {prop} ((historical) region)  :: Pártia {f}
Parthia {prop} (empire of the Parthians)  :: Pártia {f}
partial {adj} (existing in part)  :: parcial
partial {adj} (biased)  :: parcial
partial derivative {n} (derivative with respect to one variable)  :: derivada parcial {f}
partial differential equation {n} (equation)  :: equação diferencial parcial {f}
partially {adv} (to a partial degree)  :: parcialmente
participant {n} (one who participates)  :: participante {m}
participate {v} (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself)  :: participar
participation {n} (act of participating)  :: participação {f}
participatory democracy {n} (Political system)  :: democracia participativa {f}, democracia participatória {f}
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle  ::
participial {adj} (of or relating to a participle)  :: participial {m} {f}
participially {adv} (in participial manner)  :: participialmente
participle {n} (verb form)  :: particípio
particle {n} (body with very small size)  :: partícula {f}
particle {n} (word)  :: partícula {f}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle)  :: partícula {f}
particle accelerator {n} (a device that accelerates electrically charged particles to extremely high speeds)  :: acelerador de partículas {m}
particle physics {n} (particle physics)  :: física de partículas {f}
particular {adj} (specific; discrete; concrete; a part or portion of something)  :: específico, particular
particular {adj} (specialised; characteristic of a specific person or thing)  :: próprio, particular
particular {adj} (distinguished in some way; special)  :: especial
particular {adj} (concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute; precise; fastidious)  :: minucioso
particularity {n}  :: particularidade {f} , .
parting {n} (line dividing hair)  :: risco {m}, risco do cabelo {m}
partisan {n} (adherent to a party)  :: partidário {m}
partisan {n} (fervent supporter of a party)  :: partidário {m}
partisan {adj} (adherent to a party or faction)  :: partidário {m}
partisan {n} (member of a body of detached light troops) SEE: guerrilla  ::
partition {n} (section of a hard disk separately formatted)  :: partição {f}
partitive {adj} (grammar: indicating a part)  :: partitivo
partitive {n} (partitive case)  :: partitivo
partitive case {n} (case used to indicate that an object is affected only partially by the verb) SEE: partitive  ::
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score  ::
partly {adv} (in part)  :: em parte
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest)  :: parceiro {m}, parceira {f}
partner {n} (a member of a business or law partnership)  :: parceiro {m}, sócio
partner {n} (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner)  :: parceiro {m}, parceira {f}
partner {n} (dancing partner)  :: parceiro {m}, parceira {f}
partner {n} (either member of a pair in a card game or sports team (1.4))  :: parceiro {m}, parceira {f}
partner {v} (To make or be partner)  :: associar-se
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner)  :: parceria {f}
partnership {n} (association of two or more people to conduct a business)  :: sociedade {f}
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs)  :: classe gramatical {f}
partridge {n} (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris)  :: perdiz {f}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry  ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time)  :: de meio expediente
parturition {n} (act of giving birth)  :: parto {m}
party {n} (law: particular side in a contract or legal action)  :: parte {f}
party {n} (someone who takes part)  :: participante {m} {f}
party {n} (group of people forming one side in a given dispute, contest etc.)  :: partido
party {n} (social gathering)  :: festa {f}, balada {f}
party {v} (to celebrate at a party)  :: festejar, festar
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party  ::
party animal {n} (person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties)  :: festeiro {m}, festeira {f}
party favor {n} (souvenir for a party guest)  :: lembrancinha {f}
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport  ::
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value  ::
parvenu {n} (a person who has risen, climbed up, or has been promoted to a higher social class)  :: parvenu {m} {f}
Pasargadae {prop} (ancient city of Persia)  :: Pasárgada {f}
pascal {n} (SI unit of pressure and stress)  :: pascal
Pas-de-Calais {prop} (a département of northern France)  :: Pas-de-Calais {m}, Pas de Calais {m}, Passo de Calais {m}
pasha {n} (title)  :: paxá {m}
Pashto {prop} (official language of Afghanistan)  :: pastó {m}, afegane {m}, afegão {m}
Pashtun {prop} (Pashto) SEE: Pashto  ::
pass {v} (move or be moved from one place to another)  :: passar
pass {v} (change from one state to another)  :: passar
pass {v} (die)  :: falecer
pass {v} (elapse)  :: passar
pass {v} (go through any inspection or test successfully)  :: passar
pass {v} (go by, over, etc)  :: passar
pass {v} (sports: to move the ball or puck to a teammate)  :: passar
pass {n} (opening, road, or track, available for passing)  :: passagem {f}
pass {n} (document granting permission to pass or to go and come)  :: passe {m}
pass {n} (password) SEE: password  ::
passable {adj} (Tolerable; satisfactory; adequate)  :: aceitável
passage {n} (section of text or music)  :: passagem {f}, trecho {m}
passage {n} (part of a journey)  :: passagem {f}
passage {n} (passageway)  :: passagem {f}, corredor {m}
passageway {n} (covered walkway)  :: corredor {m}, passagem {f}
passageway {n} (any way for passing in, out or through something)  :: passagem {f}
pass away {v} (to die (euphemistic))  :: falecer, ir-se [Brazil]
passbook {n} (booklet used to record bank transactions)  :: caderneta {f}
passenger {n} (one who rides or travels in a vehicle)  :: passageiro {m}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius)  :: pombo-passageiro {m}
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by)  :: transeunte {m} {f}
pass gas {v} (break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
passing {adj} (that passes away; ephemeral)  :: passageiro, temporário, efêmero
passing {adj} (pre-eminent, excellent)  :: preeminente, excelente, ótimo
passing {adj} (done only in passing; vague, cursory)  :: vago
passing {adv} ((now literary or archaic) Surpassingly, greatly)  :: extremamente
passing {n} (death, dying; the end)  :: morte {f}, óbito {m}
passing {n} (fact of going past; movement from one place or state to another)  :: passagem {f}
passing {n} (law: act of approving a bill etc.)  :: aprovação {f}
passing {n} (sports: act of passing)  :: passe {m}
passion {n} (any great emotion)  :: paixão {f}
passion {n} (object of passionate love or strong interest)  :: paixão {f}, ardor {f}
passion {n} (suffering of Jesus)  :: paixão {f}
passion {n} (commemoration of the suffering of Jesus)  :: paixão {f}
passionate {adj} (fired with intense feeling)  :: ardente {m}
passionflower {n} (plant of the genus Passiflora)  :: maracujá {m}, maracujazeiro {m}
passion fruit {n} (edible fruit)  :: maracujá {m}
Passionist {n} (member of a Roman Catholic institute with emphasis on the Passion)  :: passionista {m-f}
passion pit {n} (drive-in theatre) SEE: drive-in  ::
passive {n} (passive voice) SEE: passive voice  ::
passive {adj} (not active, but acted upon)  :: passivo
passive {adj} (taking no action)  :: passivo
passive {adj} (grammar: being in the passive voice)  :: passivo
passive {adj} (psychology: being inactive and receptive in a relationship)  :: passivo
passively {adv} (in a passive manner; without conscious or self-directed action)  :: passivamente
passiveness {n} (passivity) SEE: passivity  ::
passive vocabulary {n} (words and phrases that someone understands but does not commonly use)  :: vocabulário passivo {m}
passive voice {n} (grammatical term)  :: voz passiva {f}
passivity {n} (the state of being passive)  :: passividade {f}
pass off {v} (to happen)  :: transitar, suceder
pass off {v} (to misrepresent)  :: passar
pass off {v} (to abate, to cease)  :: esclarecer
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die  ::
pass out {v} (to faint)  :: desmaiar
pass out {v} (to distribute)  :: distribuir
Passover {prop} (Pesach)  :: Pessach {m}, páscoa judaica {f}
passport {n} (official document)  :: passaporte {m}
password {n} (word used to gain admittance)  :: senha {f}, palavra-passe {f}
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user)  :: senha {f}, palavra-passe {f}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago  ::
past {n} (period of time that has already happened)  :: passado {m}
past {n} ((grammar) past tense)  :: pretérito {m}, passado {m}
past {adj} (having already happened; in the past)  :: passado
past {adj} (of a period of time: having just gone by)  :: passado
past {adj} (grammar: expressing action that has already happened)  :: passado, pretérito
past {adv} (in a direction that passes)  :: por (aqui)
past {prep} (beyond in place)  :: além de, depois de
pasta {n} (dough)  :: massa {f}
past anterior {n} (a compound tense used in literary French and Spanish)  :: passado anterior {m}
paste {n} (lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone thereof)  :: strass {m}
paste {v} (to cause to stick, adhere)  :: aderir, colar
paste {v} (to insert a piece of text)  :: colar
pastel {n} (any of several subdued tints of colors)  :: pastel {m}
pastel {n} (drawing made with these colors)  :: pastel {m}
pastel {n} (type of dried paste)  :: pastel {m}
pastel {n} (crayon made from such a paste)  :: pastel {m}
pastellist {n} (an artist who works in pastels)  :: pastelista {m-f}
pasteurisation {n} (treatment of perishable food)  :: pasteurização {f}
past historic tense {n} (tense)  :: pretérito perfeito
pastiche {n} (work that imitates the work of a previous artist)  :: pastiche {m}, pasticho {m}
pastiche {n} (musical medley)  :: pot-pourri {m}
pastime {n} (that which amuses)  :: passatempo {m}
pastor {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
pastor {n} (a minister or priest)  :: pastor {m}
pastoral {adj} (of or pertaining to shepherds)  :: pastoral, pastoril
pastoral {adj} (relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a church)  :: pastoral
past participle {n} (past participle)  :: particípio passado {m}
past perfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense  ::
past perfect {n} (tense)  :: pretérito perfeito {m}
pastrami {n} (seasoned smoked cut of beef)  :: pastrami {m}
pastry {n} (food group)  :: pastel {m}
pastry shop {n} (pastry shop) SEE: patisserie  ::
past tense {n} (form of language)  :: pretérito {m}, passado {m}
pasture {v} (graze) SEE: graze  ::
pasture {n} (land on which cattle can be kept for feeding)  :: pasto
pastureland {n} (land for grazing)  :: pastagem
pat {n} (sound of a light slap or tap)  :: batidinha {f}, estalo
pat {n} (light tap or slap)  :: batidinha {f}, tapinha {m}
pat {v} (to tap gently)  :: dar um tapinha
pataca {n} (monetary unit of Macau)  :: pataca {f}, pataca de Macau {f}
Patagonia {prop} (geographical region)  :: Patagónia [Portugal], Patagônia [Brazil]
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit  ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool  ::
patch {n} (piece of cloth used to repair a garment)  :: remendo {m}, remendo {m}
patch {n} (computing: file describing changes made to source code)  :: patch {m}, correção {f}
patch {v} (mend by sewing on cloth)  :: remendar
patch {v} (computing: update source code with a patch)  :: corrigir
patch {n} (computing: patch file) SEE: patch file  ::
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch  ::
patch file {n} (input to a patch program)  :: arquivo de patch {m} [Brasil], arquivo de correção {m} [Brasil], ficheiro de patch {m} [Portugal], ficheiro de correcção {m} [Portugal]
patchouli {n} (any of several East Indian plants)  :: patchuli {m}
patchouli {n} (the oil or perfume made from these plants)  :: patchuli {m}
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap  ::
patellar {adj} (near or relating to the patella or kneecap)  :: patelar
paten {n} (plate for the host during Eucharist)  :: pátena {f}, patena {f}
patent {n} (declaration issued by a government to an inventor)  :: patente {f}
patent {v} (successfully register an invention with a government agency; to secure a letter patent)  :: patentear
patent {adj} (explicit and obvious)  :: patente
paternal {adj} (of or pertaining to one's father)  :: paterno
paternal {adj} (fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father)  :: paterno
paternal {adj} (received or inherited from one's father)  :: paterno
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father)  :: tia {f}
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father)  :: avô paterno, avô {m}
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother)  :: avó paterna {f}
paternal uncle {n} (brother of one's father)  :: tio, tio paterno
paternity {n} (fatherhood) SEE: fatherhood  ::
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary  ::
path {n} (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians)  :: trilha {f}, caminho {m}, senda {f}
path {n} (a course taken)  :: caminho {m}
path {n} (a metaphorical course)  :: caminho {m}
path {n} (a method or direction of proceeding)  :: caminho
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure)  :: endereço {m}
path {n} (graph theory: a sequence of vertices from one vertex to another)  :: caminho {m}
pathetic {adj} (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion)  :: patético
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt)  :: patético
pathogen {n} (an organism or substance that causes disease)  :: patógeno {m}
pathogenesis {n} (pathogenesis)  :: patogenia
pathogenic {adj} (able to cause disease)  :: patogénico {m}
pathologic {adj} (pathological)  :: patológico
pathological {adj} (pertaining to pathology)  :: patológico
pathologist {n} (expert in pathology)  :: patologista {m} {f}
pathology {n} (the branch of medicine)  :: patologia {f}
pathology {n} (an abnormality)  :: patologia {f}
pathos {n} (the quality or property of anything which touches the feelings or excites emotions)  :: pathos {m}, páthos {m}, patos {m}
pathway {n} (biochemistry: sequence of biochemical compounds)  :: via
patience {n} (quality of being patient)  :: paciência {f}
patience {n} (game that can be played by one person)  :: paciência {f}
patience is a virtue {proverb} (it is better to be patient than impatient)  :: a paciência é uma virtude
patient {adj} (not losing one's temper while waiting)  :: paciente {m} {f}
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor)  :: paciente {m}
patiently {adv} (in a patient manner)  :: pacientemente
Patil {prop} (surname)  :: Patil {m} {f}
patina {n} (color or incrustation which age and wear give to objects)  :: pátina {f}
patio {n} (a paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dining or recreation)  :: pátio {m}
patio {n} (an inner courtyard typical of traditional Spanish houses)  :: pátio {m}
patisserie {n} (pastry shop)  :: patisseria {f}, confeitaria {f}
Patras {prop} (city of Greece)  :: Patras {f}
patriarch {n} (male leader)  :: patriarca {m}
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy)  :: patriarcal
patriarchy {n} (social system)  :: patriarquia {f}, patriarcado {m}
Patricia {prop} (female given name)  :: Patrícia
patrician {n} (member of Roman aristocracy)  :: patrício {m}
patrician {n} (nobleman)  :: patrício {m}, nobre {m}
patricide {n} (murder of one's father)  :: parricídio {m}, patricídio {m}
patricide {n} (murderer of own father)  :: parricida {m} {f}, patricida {m} {f}
Patrick {prop} (given name)  :: Patrício
patrilocality {n} (practice whereupon a married couple lives with or near the family of the husband)  :: patrilocalidade {f}
patrimony {n} (inheritance from one's ancestor)  :: património {m}, patrimônio {m} [Brazil]
patriot {n} (person who loves, supports and defends their country)  :: patriota {m} {f}
patriotic {adj} (inspired by patriotism)  :: patriota, patriótico
patriotism {n} (love of one's own country)  :: patriotismo {m}
Patroclus {prop} (character in the Iliad)  :: Pátroclo {m}
patrol {n} (going of the rounds)  :: patrulha {f}, patrulhamento {m}
patrol {n} (movement by a small body of troops beyond the line of outposts)  :: patrulha {f}
patrol {n} (guard or men who go the rounds for observation)  :: patrulha {f}
patrol {n} (perambulation of a particular line or district)  :: patrulha {f}
patrol {v} (go the rounds along a chain of sentinels)  :: patrulhar
patrol {v} (go the rounds of, as a sentry, guard or policeman)  :: patrulhar
patron {n} (customer)  :: cliente {m}
patron {n} (wealthy individual who supports an artist etc.)  :: mecenas {m} {f}
patronage {n} (the act of providing approval and support)  :: mecenato {m}, patronato {m}
patronage {n} (granting favours or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support)  :: clientelismo {m}
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patronize {v} (make a patron)  :: patrocinar, apadrinhar
patronize {v} (to assume a tone of unjustified superiority)  :: tratar condescendentemente
patronize {v} (to make oneself a regular customer of a business)  :: frequentar
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patron saint {n} (saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayer)  :: patrono {m}, padroeiro {m}, orago {m}
patronymic {n} (a name from father's name)  :: patronímico {m}
pattern {n} (that from which a copy is made)  :: molde {m}, modelo {m}
pattern {n} (motif or decoration)  :: padrão {m}
paucity {n} (fewness in number; a small number)  :: penúria {f}
Paul {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Paulo
Paul {prop} (male given name)  :: Paulo
Paula {prop} (female given name)  :: Paula {f}
Paulette {prop} (female given name)  :: Paulete {f}
Pauline {prop} (female given name)  :: Paulina {f}, Pauline {f}
Pauline {adj} (of or relating to the Apostle Paul and his doctrines)  :: paulino
paunch {n} (first stomach of ruminant; rumen)  :: pança {f}
paunch {n} (large, protruding belly)  :: pança {f}
pauper {n} (one who is extremely poor)  :: indigente {m} {f}
pause {v} (to interrupt something)  :: pausar
pause {n} (temporary stop or rest)  :: pausa {f}
pave {v} ((British) to cover with paving stones)  :: pavimentar
pave {v} ((North American) to cover with stones, asphalt, etc)  :: pavimentar
paved {adj} (covered in pavement)  :: pavimentado
pavement {n} (footpath)  :: calçada {f}
pavement {n} (surface of road)  :: pavimento {m}
pavilion {n} (ornate tent)  :: pavilhão {m}
pavilion {n} (light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place)  :: pavilhão {m}
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc)  :: pavilhão {m}
pavilion {n} (cartiliginous part of the outer ear) SEE: pinna  ::
Pavo {prop} (constellation of the southern sky)  :: Pavão {m}
paw {n} (soft foot of an animal)  :: pata {f}
paw {v} (to touch someone (with the hands) in a sexual way)  :: apalpar
pawn {n} (chess piece)  :: peão {m}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated)  :: peão {m}
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something)  :: penhora {f}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop)  :: topa-tudo {m}, casa de penhores {f}, penhora {f}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan)  :: penhorar, empenhar
pawnbroker {n} (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security)  :: penhorista {m-f}
pawnshop {n} (business premises of a pawnbroker)  :: casa de penhores {f}
pawpaw {n} (fruit)  :: mamão {m}
pay {v} (to give money in exchange for goods or services)  :: pagar
pay {v} (to give (e.g. attention))  :: prestar
pay {v} (to be profitable)  :: compensar
pay {n} (money given in return for work)  :: pagamento {m}
pay attention {v} (to be attentive)  :: prestar atenção
payback {n} (an act of revenge)  :: forra {f} [Brazil], troco {m}
payback {n} (a form of recompense)  :: retorno {m}
payday {n} (day on which an employee's salary is paid)  :: dia de pagamento {m}
payer {n} (one who pays)  :: pagante {m} {f}, pagador {m}
payment {n} (the act of paying)  :: pagamento
payment {n} (a sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services)  :: pagamento {m}
pay off {v} (to become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit)  :: compensar
pay-off {n} (a payment)  :: pagamento {m}
pay-off {n} (a reward)  :: recompensa {f}
pay-off {n} (a bribe)  :: suborno {m}
payslip {n} (document of employee's wage or salary)  :: holerite {m}
pay the bills {v} (provide enough income)  :: pagar as contas
pea {n} (plant)  :: ervilha
pea {n} (edible seed)  :: ervilha {f}
peace {n} (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence)  :: paz {f}
peace {n} (state of mind)  :: paz {f}
peace {n} (harmony; lack of conflict in personal relations)  :: paz {f}
peace {n} (state of being free from war)  :: paz {f}
peace and quiet {n} (tranquility)  :: calmaria {f}
peaceful {adj} (not at war or disturbed by strife or turmoil)  :: pacífico
peaceful {adj} (inclined to peace; peaceable)  :: pacífico
peaceful {adj} (motionless and calm; placid)  :: calmo, tranquilo
peaceful coexistence {n} (mutual non-interference)  :: coexistência pacífica {f}
peacefully {adv} (in a peaceful manner)  :: pacificamente
peace of mind {n} (absence of mental stress)  :: serenidade {f}, tranquilidade {f}
peace out {v} (to pass out) SEE: pass out  ::
peace pipe {n} (pipe)  :: cachimbo da paz {m}
peacetime {n} (period of peace)  :: tempo de paz {m}
peace treaty {n} (an agreement to end fighting or conflict)  :: tratado de paz {m}
peach {n} (tree)  :: pessegueiro {m}
peach {n} (fruit)  :: pêssego {m}
peach {n} (colour)  :: cor pêssego {f}
peach blossom {n} (flower)  :: flor de pêssego {f}, flor do pessegueiro {f}
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach  ::
peacock {n} (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo)  :: pavão real {m}, pavão {m}
peafowl {n} (a pheasant of the genus Pavo or Afropavo)  :: pavão {m}
peahen {n} (female of peafowl)  :: pavoa {f}
peak {n} (point, sharp end)  :: ponta {f}
peak {n} (highest value reached)  :: cume {f}, pico {m}
peak {n} (mountain top)  :: pico {m}, cume {m}, topo {m}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour  ::
peanut {n} (a legume resembling a nut)  :: amendoim {m}; ginguba [Angola]
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts)  :: manteiga de amendoim {f}
pear {n} (fruit)  :: pera {f}
pear {n} (tree)  :: pereira {f}
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern  ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl  ::
pearl {n} (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)  :: pérola {f}
pearl {n} (fringe or border) SEE: fringe  ::
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher  ::
Pearl Harbor {prop} (a harbor on Hawaii)  :: Pearl Harbor {f}
pearl necklace {n} (necklace made of pearls)  :: colar de pérolas {m}
pearl of wisdom {n} (succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept)  :: pérola de sabedoria {f}
pear tree {n} (a tree of the genus Pyrus)  :: pereira {f}
peasant {n} (member of the agriculture low class)  :: camponês {m}, camponesa {f}
peasant {n} (country person)  :: camponês {m}, rústico {m}, camponesa {f}, rústica {f}
peasant {n} (uncouth, crude, or ill-bred person)  :: rústico {m}, rústica {f}
peasantry {n} (impoverished rural farm workers)  :: campesinato {m}
peat {n} (soil)  :: turfa {f}
pebble {n} (stone)  :: seixo, pedregulho {m}, pedrinha {f}
pecan {n} (tree)  :: nogueira-pecã {f}
pecan {n} (nut)  :: pecã {f}
peccaminous {adj} (sinful)  :: pecaminoso {m}, pecaminosa {f}
peccary {n} (a family of mammals related to pigs and hippos)  :: pecari {m}, queixada {m}
peck {v} (to strike or pierce with the beak or similar)  :: bicada {m}
peck {n} (short kiss)  :: beijoca, bitoca, beijinho {m}
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick  ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage  ::
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
peckerwood {n} (white, especially ignorant or rustic) SEE: redneck  ::
pectin {n} (substance)  :: pectina {f}
peculiar {adj} (out of the ordinary)  :: peculiar, estranho, esquisito
peculiar {adj} (common or usual for a particular place or circumstance)  :: peculiar, particular
peculiarity {n} (the quality or state of being peculiar)  :: peculiaridade {f}
peculiarity {n} (that which is peculiar)  :: peculiaridade {f}
pecuniary {adj} (of or relating to money)  :: monetário
ped {n} (pedestrian) SEE: pedestrian  ::
pedagogic {adj} (pedagogical) SEE: pedagogical  ::
pedagogical {adj} (of, or relating to pedagogy)  :: pedagógico
pedagogue {n} (a teacher)  :: pedagogo {m}
pedagogue {n} (a slave)  :: pedagogo {m}
pedagogy {n} (profession of teaching)  :: pedagogia {f}, ensino {m}
pedagogy {n} (activities of educating, teaching or instructing)  :: pedagogia {f}
pedal {n} (lever operated by one's foot)  :: pedal {m}
pedal {v} (to operate a pedal)  :: pedalar
pedalo {n} (small boat propelled by pedals)  :: [Brazil] pedalinho {m}, [Portugal] cisne {m}, [Portugal] gaivota {f}
pedant {n} (person overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning)  :: pedante {m} {f}
pedant {n} (person who emphasizes his/her knowledge through the use of vocabulary)  :: pedante {m} {f}
pedantic {adj} (like a pedant)  :: pedante
pedantical {adj} (pedantic) SEE: pedantic  ::
pedantry {n} (excessive attention to detail or rules)  :: pedantismo {m}
pedantry {n} (instance of being pedantic)  :: pedantice {f}
pedantry {n} (overly ambitious display of learning)  :: pedantismo {m}
peddle {v} (to sell things, especially door to door)  :: mascatear
peddle {v} (to sell illegal narcotics)  :: traficar
peddler {n} (itinerant seller of small goods)  :: camelô {m-f}, ambulante {m-f}, vendedor ambulante {m}, mascate {m}, vendilhão {m}
pederast {n} (practitioner of pederasty)  :: pederasta {m}
pederasty {n} (pederasty)  :: pederastia {f}
pederasty {n} (archaic: homosexual anal sex) SEE: sodomy  ::
pedestal {n} (the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like)  :: pedestal {m}
pedestrian {adj} (of or intended for pedestrians)  :: pedestre, pedonal {m} {f}
pedestrian {adj} (ordinary)  :: prosaico, comum
pedestrian {n} (somebody walking rather than using a vehicle)  :: peão {m}, pedestre {m-f}
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street)  :: faixa de pedestres {f}, faixa {f}
pediatric {adj} (of or pertaining to pediatrics)  :: pediátrico
pediatrician {n} (physician who specialises in pediatrics)  :: pediatra {m} {f}
pedicab {n} (vehicle)  :: ciclotáxi {m}
pedicellaria {n} (a small, stalk-shaped structure on some echinoderms)  :: pedicelária {f}
pedicure {n} (superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails)  :: pedicure {f}
pedigree {n} (chart of ancestors)  :: pedigree {m}
pediment {n} (architectural element)  :: frontão {m}
pedometer {n} (device)  :: podómetro, pedómetro {m} [Portugal]; podômetro {m}, pedômetro {m} [Brazil]
pedophile {n} (an adult who is sexually attracted to children)  :: pedófilo {m}, pedófila {f}
pedophilia {n} (sexual feeling or desire by adults towards children)  :: pedofilia {f}
pedosexual {adj} (constituting sexual activity between adults and children)  :: pedossexual
pee {n} (urine)  :: xixi, pipi
pee {v} (to urinate)  :: fazer xixi
pee {n} (name of the letter P, p)  :: {m}
pee {v} (to pass urine from the body) SEE: urinate  ::
pee {n} (liquid excrement) SEE: urine  ::
peek {v} (To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep)  :: dar uma espiada, espreitar
peel {v} (to remove skin)  :: descascar
peel {n} (skin of a fruit)  :: casca {f}
peep {v} (to look)  :: espreitar
peep {n} (sandpiper) SEE: sandpiper  ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee  ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee  ::
peephole {n} (hole)  :: olho mágico {m}
peeping tom {n} (person who secretly watches someone to gain sexual pleasure)  :: voyeur, espreitador
peer {n} (someone or something of equal level)  :: par {m}
peer {n} (noble)  :: par {m}
peerage {n} (peers as a group)  :: pariato {m}
peerage {n} (the rank or title of a peer)  :: pares {p}
peer group {n}  :: grupo de pares {m}
peer review {n} (scholarly process)  :: revisão por pares {f}
peeve {n} (annoyance or grievance)  :: chateação {f}
peeve {v} (annoy; vex)  :: chatear
peg {n} (a cylindrical object)  :: cavilha {f}
peg {v} (To fasten using a peg)  :: cavilhar
pegasus {n} (winged horse)  :: pégaso {m}
Pegasus {prop} (mythical winged horse)  :: Pégaso {m}
Pegasus {prop} (constellation)  :: Pégaso {m}
pejorative {adj} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory)  :: pejorativo
pejorative {n} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory word or expression)  :: pejorativo {m}
pekan {n} (fisher) SEE: fisher  ::
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing  ::
Peking duck {n} (dish consisting of duck and pancake)  :: pato à Pequim {m}, pato assado de Pequim {m}
Pekingese {n} (someone from Beijing)  :: pequinês {m}
Pekingese {n} (dog)  :: pequinês {m}
Pekingese {adj} (of or related to Beijing)  :: pequinês
Peking willow {n} (Salix babylonica) SEE: weeping willow  ::
Pelagianism {n} (Christian belief)  :: pelagianismo {m}
pelargonium {n} (flower of the genus Pelargonium)  :: pelargónio {m} [Portugal], pelargônio {m} [Brazil]
Peleus {prop} (surname)  :: Peleo
pelican {n} (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae)  :: pelicano {m}
pellagra {n} (disease)  :: pelagra {f}
pellet {n} (A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter)  :: sedimento
pellet {n} (A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns)  :: pelota de chumbo, chumbinho (projétil)
pelmeni {n} (Russian dumplings)  :: pelmeni {m}
Peloponnese {prop} (region of Greece)  :: Peloponeso {m}
Peloponnesian {adj} (pertaining to the Peloponnesus)  :: peloponésio
Peloponnesian {n} (inhabitant of the Peloponnesus)  :: peloponésio {m}
peloton {n} (main group of riders in a cycling race)  :: pelotão {m}
pelt {n} (skin of a beast with the hair on)  :: pele {f}, tosão {m}
pelt {n} (human skin, see also: skin)  :: pele {f}, coiro
peltast {n} (light infantry unit in Ancient Greece)  :: peltasta {m}
pelvic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis)  :: pélvico
pelvis {n} (bone)  :: pelve {f}, bacia {f}, pélvis {f}
pemphigoid {n} (any of a group of rare autoimmune blistering skin diseases)  :: penfigoide {m}
pemphigus {n} (autoimmune skin disease)  :: pênfigo {m}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing  ::
pen {n} (enclosed area for animals)  :: curral {m}, cercado {m}
pen {n} (prison cell)  :: cela {f}
pen {v} (to enclose)  :: prender, enclausurar
pen {n} (writing tool)  :: caneta {f}
pen {v} (to write)  :: escrever
pen {n} (female swan)  :: cisne {m} {f}
penal {adj} (of or relating to punishment)  :: penal
penalize {v} (to subject to a penalty)  :: penalizar
penalty {n} (legal sentence)  :: pena {f}
penalty {n} (punishment for violating rules of procedure)  :: penalidade {f}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick  ::
penalty area {n} (area on a soccer pitch)  :: grande área {f}
penalty box {n} (penalty area) SEE: penalty area  ::
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick)  :: pênalti {m}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks)  :: disputa por pênaltis {f}, pênaltis {m-p}
penance {n} (voluntary self-imposed punishment)  :: penitência {f}
penchant {n} (taste, liking, or inclination (for))  :: inclinação {f}, predisposição {f}
pencil {n} (graphite writing-instrument)  :: lápis {m}
pencil box {n} (container for stationery) SEE: pencil case  ::
pencil case {n} (object purposed to contain stationery)  :: estojo {m}
pencil crayon {n} (pencil crayon) SEE: colored pencil  ::
pencil sharpener {n} (a device used to sharpen pencils)  :: apontador {m}, apontador de lápis {m}
pencil skirt {n} (very narrow skirt)  :: saia lápis {f}, saia tubo {f}
pendant {n} (a piece of jewellery hung from a chain worn around the neck)  :: pingente {m}
pending {adj} (awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation)  :: pendente
pendulum {n} (body suspended from a fixed support)  :: pêndulo {m}
penetrate {v} (enter into)  :: penetrar
penetration {n} (act of penetrating)  :: penetração {f}
penfriend {n} (person with whom one exchanges letters) SEE: pen pal  ::
penguin {n} (flightless sea bird)  :: pinguim {m}
penicillin {n} (penicillin)  :: penicilina {f}
peninsula {n} (a piece of land projecting into water)  :: península {f}
peninsular {adj} (of or connected with a peninsula)  :: peninsular
penis {n} (male organ for copulation and urination)  :: pénis {m} [Portugal], pênis {m} [Brazil], membro {m}, membro viril {m}, instrumento {m}, ferramenta {f}
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member  ::
penitence {n} (condition of being penitent)  :: penitência {f}
penitence {n} (feeling of regret or remorse for doing wrong or sinning)  :: contrição {f}, penitência {f}
penitentiary {n} (prison)  :: penitenciária {f}
penknife {n} (small pocketknife)  :: canivete suíço {m}, canivete {m}
penmanship {n} (art of good handwriting)  :: caligrafia {f}
pen name {n} (name used by author)  :: pseudônimo
penniless {adj} (utterly impoverished)  :: paupérrimo
Pennsylvania {prop} (US state)  :: Pensilvânia {f}
penny {n} (1/240 of a pound sterling or Irish pound)  :: pêni {m}
penny {n} (1/100 of a pound sterling or British pound)  :: pêni {m} (B), péni {m} (P)
penny {n} (one-cent coin in US and Canada) SEE: cent  ::
penny pincher {n} (one who spends little money)  :: mão-de-vaca {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
pen pal {n} (friend with whom one communicates using letters)  :: amigo por correspondência {m}, correspondente {m}
pension {n} (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services)  :: pensão {f}
pension {n} (boarding house)  :: pensão {f}
pension {v} (to grant a pension)  :: pensionar
pension {v} (to force to retire)  :: aposentar
pensioner {n} (someone who lives on a pension)  :: pensionista {m} {f}
pensive {adj} (having the appearance of thinking)  :: pensativo {m}
pensive {adj} (looking thoughtful or sad)  :: pensativo {m}
penstroke {n} (a stroke of a pen)  :: penada {f}
pent {adj} (Confined in a pen, imprisoned)  :: confinado {m}
penta- {prefix} (five)  :: penta-
pentachloride {n} (pentachloride)  :: pentacloreto {m}
pentagon {n} (A polygon with five sides and five angles)  :: pentágono {m}
Pentagon {prop} (headquarters of the United States of America's Department of Defense)  :: Pentágono {m}
pentagonal {adj} (of, relating to, or shaped like a pentagon)  :: pentagonal
pentagram {n} (shape of five-pointed star)  :: pentagrama {m}
pentalogy {n} (series of five related works of art)  :: pentalogia {f}
pentane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C5H12)  :: pentano {m}
Pentateuch {prop} (first five books of the Bible)  :: Pentateuco {m}
pentathlete {n} (An athlete who competes in the pentathlon)  :: pentatleta {m} {f}
pentathlon {n} (ancient pentathlon)  :: pentatlo {m}
pentathlon {n} (modern pentathlon)  :: pentatlo {m}
Pentecost {prop} (Jewish festival)  :: Shavuot {m}
Pentecost {prop} (Christian festival)  :: Pentecostes {m}, Pentecoste {m}
Pentecostalism {n} (Christian religious movement)  :: pentecostalismo {m}
Pentecostalist {adj} (of or pertaining to Pentecostalism)  :: pentecostal
Pentecostalist {n} (a member of the Pentecostalism movement)  :: pentecostal {m-f}
pentene {n} (any of several isomeric alkenes having five carbon atoms and one double bond)  :: penteno {m}, amileno {m}
penthouse {n} (an apartment or suite on the top floor of a tall building)  :: cobertura {f}
pentose {n} (saccharide containing five carbon atoms)  :: pentose {f}
penultimate {adj} (next-to-last in a sequence)  :: penúltimo
penumbra {n} (partially shaded area around a shadow, especially an eclipse)  :: penumbra {f}
Penza {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Penza {f}
peon {n} (peasant or serf)  :: peão {m}
peonage {n} (the state of being a peon)  :: peonagem {f}
peony {n} (Paeonia genus of flowering plants)  :: peônia {f}
people {n} (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons)  :: pessoas {f-p}, gente {f}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.)  :: povo {m}
people {n} (a group of persons regarded as being employees etc.)  :: pessoal {m}
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family)  :: família {f}
people {n} (the mass of community as distinguished from a special class)  :: povo {m}
people {v} (to fill with people)  :: povoar
people {v} (to become populous)  :: povoar-se
people {v} (to inhabit, to occupy)  :: povoar
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria {prop} (official name of Algeria)  :: República Argelina Democrática e Popular {f}
People's Democratic Republic of Yemen {prop} (South Yemen)  :: República Democrática Popular do Iêmen {f} [Brazil]
people's republic {n} (people's republic)  :: república popular {f}
People's Republic of Bangladesh {prop} (People's Republic of Bangladesh)  :: República Popular do Bangladesh
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China)  :: República Popular da China {f}
people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones {proverb} (one shouldn't criticize others for having the same fault)  :: [Brazil]: quem tem telhado de vidro não joga pedra no dos outros
pepper {n} (plant)  :: pimenta, pimenteiro {m}
pepper {n} (spice)  :: pimenta {f}
pepper {n} (fruit of the capsicum)  :: pimento {m}, pimentão {m}
pepper {v} (add pepper to)  :: apimentar
pepper {v} (strike with small particles)  :: salpicar
pepper {v} (cover with lots of small things)  :: salpicar
pepper mill {n} (a small handheld grinder)  :: moedor de pimenta {m}
peppermint {n} (herb)  :: hortelã-pimenta {f}
Pepper's ghost {n} (an illusionary technique used to make objects appear or disappear)  :: fantasma de Pepper {m}
pepper shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold pepper and facilitate sprinkling it)  :: pimenteiro {m}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent)  :: spray de pimenta
pepperwort {n} (plant in the genus Lepidium)  :: lepídio {m}
peppy {adj} (energetic)  :: serelepe
Pepsi {prop} (the brand of drink)  :: Pepsi {f}
Pepsi {n} (a portion of Pepsi)  :: Pepsi {f}
pepsin {n} (digestive enzyme)  :: pepsina {f}
peptide {n} (class of organic compounds)  :: peptídeo {m}, peptídio {m}, péptido {m}, peptido {m}
peptone {n} (water-soluble product of partial protein hydrolysis)  :: peptona {f}
per {prep} (for each)  :: por
per {prep} (used in expressing ratios of units)  :: por
per {prep} (in accordance with)  :: por
perambulate {v} (roam, stroll)  :: perambular, vaguear, passear
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
per capita {adj} (per person)  :: per capita
per capita {adv} (per person)  :: per capita
perceive {v} (to understand)  :: perceber, entender, compreender
percent {n} (a part or other object per hundred)  :: por cento
percentage {n} (part of a whole)  :: percentagem {m}
percentile {n} (any of the ninety-nine points)  :: percentil {m}
percentile {n} (any one of the hundred groups so divided)  :: percentil {m}
percentual {adj} (expressed as a percentage)  :: percentual
perception {n} (conscious understanding of something)  :: percepção {f}
perception {n} (vision (ability))  :: percepção {f}
perception {n} (that which is detected by the five senses)  :: percepção {f}
perception {n} (acuity) SEE: acuity  ::
perceptive {adj} (having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition)  :: perceptivo, perspicaz
perch {n} (fish of the genus Perca)  :: perca {f}
perch {n} (fish in the taxonomic family Percidae)  :: pércida {m}, percídeo {m}
perch {n} (fish in the taxonomic order Perciformes)  :: perciforme {m}
perch {n} (rod used by bird)  :: poleiro
perch {v} (to rest on a perch, to roost)  :: empoleirar-se
perch {v} (to place something on a perch)  :: empoleirar
perchlorate {n} (salt)  :: perclorato {m}
percolate {v} ((transitive) pass a liquid through a porous substance)  :: coar, filtrar
percolate {v} ((intransitive) drain through a porous substance)  :: permear
percolate {v} ((transitive) to make coffee in a percolator)  :: coar, filtrar
percolate {v} ((intransitive) to make coffee in a percolator)  :: coar
percolate {v} ((intransitive) spread slowly or gradually)  :: permear
percolation {n} (seepage or filtration of a liquid)  :: percolação {f}
percussion {n} (music: section of percussion instruments)  :: percussão {f}
percussion cap {n} (metal cap on muzzleloading firearms)  :: espoleta
percussion instrument {n} (type of instrument)  :: instrumento de percussão {m}
perdition {n} (eternal damnation)  :: perdição {f}
perdition {n} (hell)  :: inferno {m}
perdition {n} (absolute ruin)  :: perdição {f}
peregrine falcon {n} (Falco peregrinus)  :: falcão peregrino {m}
peremptory {adj} ((law) Precluding debate or expostulation; not admitting of question or appeal)  :: irrefutável
perennial {adj} (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time)  :: perene
perennial {adj} ((of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years)  :: perene, vivaz
perennial {adj} (continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing)  :: perene
perennial {adj} (enduring; lasting; timeless)  :: perene
perennial {n} (perennial plant)  :: planta perene {f}
perestroika {prop} (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s)  :: perestroika {f}
perfect {adj} (fitting its definition precisely)  :: perfeito
perfect {adj} (having all of its parts in harmony with a common purpose)  :: perfeito {m}
perfect {adj} (without fault or mistake)  :: perfeito
perfect {adj} (excellent and delightful in all respects)  :: perfeito
perfect {adj} (grammar: of a tense or verb form: representing a completed action)  :: perfeito
perfect {v} (make perfect)  :: aperfeiçoar
perfection {n} (being perfect)  :: perfeição {f}
perfectionism {n} (a dislike for anything less than perfection)  :: perfeccionismo {m}
perfectionist {n} (person who does not settle for anything that is not perfect)  :: perfeccionista {m} {f}
perfectionist {adj} (inclined or related to perfectionism)  :: perfeccionista
perfectionistic {adj} (perfectionist) SEE: perfectionist  ::
perfectitude {n} (perfection) SEE: perfection  ::
perfective {adj} (relative to the perfect tense or perfective aspect)  :: perfectivo
perfective {n} (perfective verb form)  :: perfectivo {m}
perfective aspect {n} (grammatical term)  :: perfeito {m}
perfectly {adv} (with perfection)  :: perfeitamente
perfectly {adv} (wholly, completely)  :: perfeitamente
perfect number {n} (a number that is the sum of all of its divisors except itself)  :: número perfeito {m}
perfidious {adj} (pertaining to perfidy)  :: pérfido, desleal
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch  ::
perform {v} (to do something)  :: realizar, fazer, levar a cabo
perform {v} (to do something in front of an audience)  :: interpretar
performance {n} (the act of performing; carrying into execution or action; accomplishment)  :: desempenho
performance {n} (that which is performed or accomplished)  :: desempenho
performance {n} (live show or concert)  :: apresentação {f}
performance {n} (amount of useful work accomplished)  :: desempenho {m}, performance {f}
performative utterance {n} (An expression which, when expressed in an appropriate context, actually does or accomplishes something)  :: enunciado performativo {m}
perfume {n} (pleasant smell)  :: fragrância {f}, perfume {m}, cheiro {m}
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell)  :: perfume {m}
perfume {v} (to apply perfume to)  :: perfumar
perfumer {n} (person who makes or sells perfume)  :: perfumista {m} {f}
perfumery {n} (shop selling perfumes)  :: perfumaria {f}
perfumery {n} (factory where perfume is made)  :: perfumaria {f}
perfunctory {adj} (performed out of routine, with little care)  :: perfunctório
perfusion {n} (act of perfusing)  :: perfusão {f}
Pergamum {prop} (an ancient Greek city)  :: Pérgamo {m}
pergola {n} (framework)  :: pérgola
perhaps {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: talvez
periapse {n} (periapsis) SEE: periapsis  ::
periapsis {n}  :: periapside {f}
pericarp {n} (outermost layer of a ripe fruit or ovary)  :: pericarpo {m}
Pericles {prop} (Greek politician)  :: Péricles {m}
peridot {n} (form of olivine)  :: peridoto {m}, crisólito {m}, crisólita {f}
perihelion {n} (point where the planet or comet is nearest to the Sun)  :: periélio {m}
peril {n} (a situation of serious danger)  :: perigo {m}
peril {n} (something that causes, contains, or presents danger)  :: risco {m}, perigo {m}
perilous {adj} (dangerous, full of peril)  :: periculoso, arriscado {m}, perigoso {m}
perimeter {n} (sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object)  :: perímetro {m}
perimeter {n} (length of such a boundary)  :: perímetro {m}
perimeter {n} (outer limits of an area)  :: perímetro {m}
perimeter {n} (fortified strip or boundary usually protecting a military position)  :: perímetro {m}
perineal {adj} (perineal)  :: perineal
perineum {n} (anatomical term)  :: períneo {m}
period {interj} (and nothing else)  :: ponto final {m}, ponto {m}
period {n} (history: period of time seen as coherent entity)  :: período {m}
period {n} (punctation mark “.”)  :: ponto {m}, ponto final {m}
period {n} (length of time during which something repeats)  :: período {m}
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation  ::
periodic {adj} (relative to a period or periods)  :: periódico
periodic {adj} (having repeated cycles)  :: periódico
periodic {adj} (occurring at regular intervals)  :: periódico
periodical {n} (publication that appears at fixed intervals)  :: periódico {m}, publicação periódica {f}
periodically {adv} (intermittently) SEE: intermittently  ::
periodically {adv} (in a regular, periodic manner)  :: periodicamente
periodic table {n} (chart)  :: tabela periódica {f}
Perioikoi {n} (ancient inhabitants of Laconia)  :: perieco
perioperative {adj} (relating to operation)  :: perioperativo
periosteum {n} (membrane surrounding a bone)  :: periósteo {m}
peripatetic {n} (Aristotelian) SEE: Aristotelian  ::
peripheral {adj} (on the periphery or boundary)  :: periférico
peripheral {adj} (unimportant)  :: secundário
peripheral {n} (computing device) SEE: peripheral device  ::
peripheral device {n} (device that is outside the computer's system unit)  :: periférico {m}
peripheral nervous system {n} (part of the nervous system which is not the central nervous system)  :: sistema nervoso periférico {m}
periphery {n} (outside boundary, parts or surface)  :: periferia {f}
periphery {n} (Greek administrative region)  :: periferia {f}
periphrase {n} (use of more words than necessary) SEE: periphrasis  ::
periphrasis {n} (use of a longer expression instead of a shorter one)  :: perífrase {f}
periphrastic {adj} (expressed in more words than are necessary)  :: perifrástico
periphrastic {adj} (grammar: characterized by periphrase or circumlocution)  :: perifrástico
periphrastically {adv} (with circumlocution)  :: perifrasticamente
periphrastically {adv} (with periphrasis)  :: perifrasticamente
periscope {n} (viewing device)  :: periscópio {m}
perish {v} (pass away)  :: perecer
perishable {adj} (liable to perish)  :: perecível
perispirit {n} (bond between spirit and body)  :: perispírito {m}
peristalsis {n} (rhythmic contraction of the digestive tract)  :: peristaltismo {m}, peristalse {f}
peritoneal {adj} (of, relating to or affecting the peritoneum)  :: peritoneal
peritoneum {n} (serous membrane in mammals)  :: peritoneu {m}, peritónio {m} [Portugal], peritônio {m} [Brazil]
periwinkle {n} (plant)  :: pervinca {f}
periwinkle {n} (mollusc)  :: litorina {f}
perjury {n} (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath)  :: perjúrio {m}
perlèche {n} (angular cheilitis)  :: quelite angular {f}
Perm {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Perm {f}
permaculture {n} (agriculture that renews natural resources and enriches local ecosystems)  :: permacultura {f}
permafrost {n} (permanently frozen ground)  :: permafrost {m}
permanence {n} (the state of being permanent)  :: permanência {f}
permanent {adj} (without end)  :: permanente
permanent {adj} (lasting for an indefinitely long time)  :: permanente
permanently {adv} (in a permanent manner)  :: permanentemente
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent  ::
permeable {adj} (that absorbs or allows the passage of fluids)  :: permeável
permeate {v} (to pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement)  :: permear
permeate {v} (to enter and spread through; to pervade)  :: permear
Permian {adj} (pertaining to the Permian period)  :: permiano
Permian {prop} (Permian period)  :: Permiano {m}
per mille {n} (permille) SEE: permille  ::
permille {n} (per thousand)  :: permil {m}
permission {n} (authorisation)  :: permissão {f}
permission {n} (act of permitting)  :: permissão {f}
permission {n} (in computing)  :: permissão {f}
permit {v} (allow (something) to happen)  :: permitir, deixar
permit {n} (an artifact or document rendering something allowed or legal)  :: permissão {f}, autorização {f}, licença {f}, aval {m}
permutation {n} (one-to-one mapping)  :: permutação {f}
permutation {n} (ordering of a set of distinct elements)  :: permutação {f}
permutation {n} (music: transformation of a set's prime form)  :: permutação {f}
Pernambucan {adj}  :: pernambucano
Pernambucan {n}  :: pernambucano
Pernambuco {prop} (state)  :: Pernambuco {m}
pernicious {adj} (causing much harm)  :: pernicioso
pernicious {adj} (causing death or injury)  :: mórbido
perniciously {adv} (in a pernicious manner)  :: perniciosamente
perniciousness {n} (the condition of being pernicious)  :: perniciosidade
Peronism {prop} (the ideology of the presidents Perón)  :: peronismo {m}
peroxidation {n} (all senses)  :: peroxidação
peroxide {n} (chemical compound with two oxygen atoms)  :: peróxido {m}
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide  ::
perpendicular {adj} (at or forming a right angle to)  :: perpendicular
perpendicular {n} (line or plane)  :: perpendicular {f}
perpent stone {n} (perpender)  :: perpianho {m}
perpetrate {v} (to be guilty of, or responsible for; to commit)  :: perpetrar
perpetrator {n} (one who perpetrates)  :: perpetrador {m}
perpetuate {v} (To make perpetual)  :: perpetuar
perpetuate {v} (To prolong the existence of)  :: perpetuar
perpetuation {n} (prolonging existence)  :: perpetuação {f}
perpetuity {n} (the quality or state of being perpetual)  :: perpetuidade {f}
Perpignan {prop} (city in Pyrénées-Orientales, France)  :: Perpignan {f}, [rare] Perpinhã {f}, Perpinhão {f}
perplex {v} (To cause to feel baffled)  :: pasmar, desconcertar, vexar
perplexed {adj} (confused or puzzled)  :: perplexo
perquisite {n} (benefit beyond salary)  :: benefício {m}
per se {adv} (by itself)  :: per se
per se {adv} (necessarily) SEE: necessarily  ::
persecute {v} (to pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict)  :: perseguir
persecute {v} (to harass with importunity)  :: perseguir
persecution {n} (the act of persecuting)  :: perseguição {f}
persecution {n} (a program or campaign to subjugate or eliminate a specific group of people)  :: perseguição {f}
Persephone {prop} (Greek goddess)  :: Perséfone {f}
Persepolis {prop} (ancient city of Persia)  :: Persépolis {f}
Perseus {prop} (mythical Greek warrior)  :: Perseu {m}
perseverance {n} (persistent determination to adhere to a course of action; insistence)  :: perseverança {f}
persevere {v} (To persist steadfastly)  :: perseverar
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran  ::
Persia {prop} (region of ancient Iran)  :: Pérsia {f}
Persian {prop} (the Persian language)  :: persa {m}
Persian {n} (person from Persia)  :: persa {m} {f}
Persian {n} (Persian cat)  :: persa {m} {f}
Persian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Persia)  :: persa, pérsico, pérseo {m}
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian people)  :: persa, pérsico
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian language)  :: persa, pérsico
Persian Empire {prop} (empire ruled by the Achaemenid dynasty)  :: Império Persa {m}
Persian Empire {prop} (empire ruled by the Sassanid dynasty)  :: Império Persa {m}
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula)  :: Golfo Persa {m}
persimmon {n} (fruit)  :: caqui {m}, dióspiro {m}
persimmon {n} (tree)  :: caquizeiro {m}, diospireiro {m}
persist {v} (continue to exist)  :: persistir
persistence {n} (property of being persistent)  :: persistência {f}
persistent {adj} (refusing to give up)  :: persistente {m} {f}
person {n} (individual)  :: pessoa {f}, indivíduo {m}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man)  :: pessoa {f}
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind)  :: corpo {m}
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts)  :: pessoa {f}
person {n} (linguistic category)  :: pessoa {f}
persona {n} (character played by an actor)  :: personagem {m} {f}
personage {n} (a famous or important person)  :: personalidade {f}
personal {adj} (of or pertaining to a particular person)  :: pessoal
personal computer {n} (small computer for use by one person at a time, see also: PC)  :: computador pessoal {m}
personal digital assistant {n} (hand-held electronic organizer)  :: PDA {m}
personality {n} (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people)  :: personalidade {f}
personality {n} (assumed role or manner of behavior)  :: personalidade {f}
personality {n} (celebrity)  :: personalidade {f}
personality {n} (charisma)  :: personalidade {f}
personality disorder {n} (class of mental disorders)  :: transtorno de personalidade {m}
personalize {v} (adapt to an individual)  :: personalizar
personally {adv} (in a personal manner)  :: pessoalmente
personally {adv} (in person)  :: pessoalmente
personally {adv} (concerning oneself)  :: pessoalmente
personally {adv} (as a person)  :: pessoalmente
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech)  :: pronome pessoal {m}
persona non grata {n} (a person who is not welcome)  :: persona non grata {f}
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea)  :: personificação {f}
personification {n} (literary device)  :: personificação {f}
personification {n} (artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human)  :: personificação {f}
personnel {n} (employees, office staff)  :: pessoal {m}
persons {n} (More than one person; considered individually)  :: pessoas {f}
perspective {n} (view, vista or outlook)  :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} (appearance of depth in objects)  :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} (technique of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface)  :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} (choice of a single point of view)  :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {adj} (of, in or relating to perspective)  :: perspectivo, perspéctico
perspicacious {adj} (showing keen insight)  :: perspicaz
perspicacity {n} (Acute discernment or understanding; insight)  :: perspicácia {f}
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
perspiration {n} (process of perspiring)  :: suor {m}, transpiração {f}, perspiração {f}
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
persuade {v} (convince)  :: persuadir
pertain {v} (to belong)  :: pertencer
pertain {v} (to relate, to refer)  :: referir-se a
Perth {prop} (in Western Australia)  :: Perth {f}
Perth {prop} (in Scotland)  :: Perth {f}
pertinence {n} (the quality of being pertinent)  :: pertinência {f}
pertinent {adj} (pertaining)  :: pertinente {m}
perturbation {n} (agitation)  :: perturbação {f}
pertussis {n} (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough  ::
Peru {prop} (country in South America)  :: Peru {m}
Perugia {prop}  :: Perúgia, Perúsia
peruke {n} (wig)  :: peruca {f}
peruse {v} (to examine or consider with care)  :: examinar
peruse {v} (to read completely)  :: ler todo {m}
Peruvian {n} (person from Peru)  :: peruano {m}
Peruvian {adj} (pertaining to Peru)  :: peruano
Peruvian slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: [Brazil]: choca-da-mata
pervade {v} (to be in every part of)  :: permear
pervasive {adj} (manifested throughout)  :: pervasivo
pervert {n} (sexually perverted person)  :: pervertido {m}
Pesach {prop} (Passover) SEE: Passover  ::
Pescara {prop} (city)  :: Pescara
peseta {n} (currency)  :: peseta {f}
Peshawar {prop} (capital of North West Frontier Province, Pakistan)  :: Peshawar {f}
pesky {adj} (annoying, troublesome, irritating)  :: chato, irritante
peso {n} (currency)  :: peso {m}
pessimism {n} (general belief that bad things will happen)  :: pessimismo {m}
pessimism {n} (doctrine that this world is the worst of all possible worlds)  :: pessimismo {m}
pessimist {n} (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome)  :: pessimista {m} {f}
pessimistic {adj} (marked by pessimism and little hopefulness)  :: pessimista
pessimistic {adj} (always expecting the worst)  :: pessimista
pest {n} (plague)  :: peste {f}
pest {n} (annoying creature)  :: peste {f}
pest {n} (annoying person)  :: peste {m} {f}
pester {v} (to annoy persistently)  :: atazanar
pesticide {n} (substance used to kill or repress the activities of pests)  :: pesticida {m}
pestle {n} (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)  :: pilão {m}
pet {n} (an animal kept as a companion)  :: animal de estimação {m}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal))  :: acariciar
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously)  :: acariciar, fazer carinho
pet {adj} (kept or treated as a pet)  :: de estimação
peta- {prefix} (SI prefix)  :: peta-
petabyte {n} (1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes)  :: petabyte {m}
petal {n} (one of the component parts of the corolla of a flower)  :: pétala {f}
petard {n} (explosive device)  :: petardo {m}
petard {v} (to attack)  :: petardar, petardear
petasus {n} (low-crowned hat worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans)  :: pétaso
peter {n} (slang: penis)  :: pênis {m}
Peter {prop} (male given name)  :: Pedro
Peter {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Pedro {m}
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter)  :: Pedro {m}
Peter Pan syndrome {prop} (Supposed psychological phenomenon)  :: síndrome de Peter Pan {f}
Petey {prop} (diminutive of Peter)  :: Pedrinho {m}
petite {adj} (Of a woman: fairly short and of slim build)  :: mion
petition {n} (formal, written request made to an official person)  :: petição {f}
petition {n} (compilation of signatures)  :: abaixo-assinado {m}
petitionary {adj} (making a petition)  :: petitório, peticionário
petitioner {n} (someone who presents a petition to a court)  :: peticionário {m}, requerente {m} {f}
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet)  :: soneto italiano {m}, soneto petrarquiano {m}
petrichor {n} (distinctive scent)  :: petricor {m}, petricor {m}
Petri dish {n} (dish used to culture bacteria)  :: placa de Petri
petrify {v} (to harden organic matter by depositing dissolved minerals)  :: petrificar
petrify {v} (to produce rigidity akin to stone)  :: petrificar
petrify {v} (to immobilize with fright)  :: petrificar
Petrine {adj} (Of or pertaining to people named Peter, particularly Saint Peter)  :: petrino {m}
petro- {prefix} (of or pertaining to stone)  :: petro-
petro- {prefix} (of or pertaining to petroleum-based products)  :: petro-
petro- {prefix} (pertaining to, or funded by, oil export)  :: petro-
petrochemical {adj} (of or pertaining to the such compounds, or the industry that produces them)  :: petroquímico
petrodollar {n} (money earned from oil)  :: petrodólar {m}
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times)  :: petróglifo {m}
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline  ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil  ::
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
petrol tank {n} (petrol tank) SEE: gas tank  ::
Petronius {prop} (historical given name)  :: Petrónio {m} [Portugal], Petrônio {m} [Brazil]
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Petropavlovsk
Petrozavodsk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Petrozavodsk {f}
pet shop {n} (shop)  :: pet shop {m} {f}
petticoat {n} (woman's undergarment worn under a skirt)  :: anágua {f}
pettifogger {n} (An unscrupulous lawyer)  :: rábula {m}
petty {adj} (little, trifling, or inconsiderable, as a petty fault)  :: pequeno, insignificante, fútil
petulance {n} (the property of being petulant)  :: petulância {f}
petunia {n} (flower)  :: petúnia {f}
pew {n} (long bench in a church)  :: banco de igreja {m}
pewter {n} (alloy of tin, copper and antimony)  :: peltre {m}
-pexy {suffix} (fixing)  :: -pexia {f}
peyote {n} (cactus)  :: peiote {m}, mescal {m}
-phage {suffix} (something that eats, or consumes)  :: -fago {m}
phagocyte {n} (cell of the immune system)  :: fagócito {m}
phagocytosis {n} (the process by which a cell internalises foreign bodies)  :: fagocitose {f}
-phagous {suffix} (feeding on)  :: -fago
-phagy {suffix} (the consumption of)  :: -fagia {f}
Phaistos {prop} (ancient Minoan city in southern Crete)  :: Festo {m}
phalange {n} (phalanx) SEE: phalanx  ::
phalanx {n} (ancient Greek military unit)  :: falange {f}
phalanx {n} (finger or toe bone)  :: falange {f}
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis)  :: fálico
phallicism {n} (phallus-worship)  :: falicismo {m}
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
phallus {n} (the penis or its representation)  :: falo {m}
phantom {n} (something having no physical reality)  :: fantasma {m}
Phantom {prop} (comic and its main character)  :: Fantasma
pharaoh {n} (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt)  :: faraó {m}
Pharisee {n} (member of an ancient Jewish political party, social movement, etc)  :: fariseu {m}
Pharisee {n} (person who values form over content)  :: fariseu
pharmaceutical {adj} (of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists)  :: farmacêutico
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
pharmacist {n} (professional who dispenses prescription drugs)  :: farmacêutico {m}
pharmacist {n} (one who studies pharmacy)  :: farmacêutico {m}
pharmacologic {adj} (pharmacological) SEE: pharmacological  ::
pharmacological {adj} (of or having to do with pharmacology)  :: farmacológico
pharmacologist {n} (student of or one who is versed in pharmacology)  :: farmacologista {m} {f}, farmacólogo {m}
pharmacology {n} (science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals)  :: farmacologia {f}
pharmacotherapy {n} (use of pharmaceuticals to treat disease)  :: farmacoterapia
pharmacy {n} (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed)  :: farmácia {f}, drogaria {f}
pharmacy {n} (science of medicinal substances)  :: farmácia {f}
pharyngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to the pharynx)  :: faríngeo, faringiano, faríngico
pharyngeal {adj} (of pharyngeal sounds)  :: faríngeo
pharyngitis {n} (inflammation of the pharynx)  :: faringite {f}
pharynx {n} (part of alimentary canal)  :: faringe {f}
phase {n} (distinguishable part of a sequence)  :: fase
phase {n} (haplotype) SEE: haplotype  ::
phase modulation {n} (form of modulation)  :: modulação em fase {f}
Phaëthon {prop} (son of Helios)  :: Faetonte {m}, Faeton {m}, Faetão {m}
phatic {adj} (more polite than meaningful)  :: fático
pheasant {n} (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food)  :: faisão {m}
phenazone {n} (a particular analgesic)  :: antipirina {f}, fenazona {f}
phenobarbital {n} (barbiturate sedative)  :: fenobarbital
phenol {n} (caustic compound derived from benzene)  :: fenol {m}
phenol {n} (any of a class of aromatic organic compounds having at least one hydroxyl group attached directly to the benzene ring)  :: fenol {m}
phenolic {adj} (organic chemistry: of, relating to, or derived from a phenol)  :: fenólico
phenoloxidase {n} (an enzyme which catalyzes phenol oxidation)  :: fenoloxidase {f}
phenomenal {adj} (remarkable)  :: fenomenal
phenomenology {n} (philosophy based on intuitive experience of phenomena)  :: fenomenologia {f}
phenomenon {n} (observable fact or occurrence)  :: fenómeno {m}, fenômeno {m}
phenomenon {n} (unusual, curious, or astonishing fact or event)  :: fenómeno {m}, fenômeno {m}
phenomenon {n} (philosophy: experienced object structured by the mind)  :: fenómeno {m}, fenômeno {m}
phenotype {n} (appearance of organism)  :: fenótipo
phenotypic {adj} (of, or relating to a phenotype)  :: fenotípico
phenoxide {n} (any metallic salt of a phenol)  :: fenóxido {m}
phenylalanine {n} (amino acid; C9H11NO2)  :: fenilalanina {f}
pheromone {n} (chemical)  :: feromónio {m} [Portugal], feromônio {m} [Brazil]
phew {interj} (Used to show relief, fatigue, or surprise)  :: ufa
phi {n} (Greek letter)  :: fi {m}
phial {n} (glass vessel) SEE: vial  ::
Philadelphia {prop} (largest city in Pennsylvania)  :: Filadélfia {f}
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover  ::
philanderer {n} (fickle lover)  :: namorador {m}
philanthropic {adj} (of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy)  :: filantrópico
philanthropist {n} (person who loves mankind)  :: filantropo {m}
philanthropist {n} (very generous person)  :: filantropo {m}
philanthropy {n} (charity) SEE: charity  ::
philanthropy {n} (benevolent altruism with the intention of increasing the well-being of mankind)  :: filantropia {f}
philately {n} (stamp collecting)  :: filatelia {f}
Philemon {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Filémon {m}, Filêmon {m}, Filemom {m}
Philemon {prop} (Male given name)  :: Filémon {m}, Filêmon {m}, Filemom {m}
philharmonic {adj} (appreciative of the performance of music)  :: filarmónico [Portugal], filarmônico [Brazil]
philharmonic {n} (full-sized symphonic orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra  ::
philharmonic orchestra {n} (symphony orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra  ::
philia {n} (psychological disorder)  :: filia {f}
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship  ::
-philia {suffix} (forming words denoting abnormal linking towards a given thing)  :: -filia {f}
philia {n} (liking) SEE: liking  ::
Philip {prop} (biblical persons)  :: Filipe {m}
Philip {prop} (male given name)  :: Felipe {m}, Filipe {m}
Philippa {prop} (female given name)  :: Filipa
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Filipenses {m-p}
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino  ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines)  :: águia filipina {f}
Philippines {prop} (Republic of the Philippines)  :: Filipinas {f-p}
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine  ::
philistine {adj} (lacking in appreciation for art or culture)  :: filisteu
Philistine {n} (person from Philistia)  :: filisteu {m}
Philistine {n} (person lacking appreciation of culture)  :: filisteu {m}
Philistine {adj} (philistine) SEE: philistine  ::
philodendron {n} (any of several climbing plants of the genus Philodendron)  :: filodendro {m}
philogyny {n} (love or respect for women)  :: filoginia {f}
philological {adj} (pertaining to the history of literature)  :: filológico, filologista
philologically {adv} (in a philological manner)  :: filologicamente
philologist {n} (person who engages in philology)  :: filólogo {m}, filologista {m} {f}
philology {n} (historical linguistics)  :: filologia {f}
Philomena {prop} (female given name)  :: Filomena
philosopher {n} (person devoted to studying philosophy)  :: filósofo {m}, filósofa {f}
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone)  :: pedra filosofal {f}
philosophical {adj} (of or pertaining to philosophy)  :: filosófico
philosophical {adj} (rational, analytic)  :: filosófico
philosophize {v} (to philosophically ponder or reason)  :: filosofar
philosophy {n} (academic discipline)  :: filosofia {f}
philosophy {n} (comprehensive system of belief)  :: filosofia {f}
philosophy {n} (view regarding fundamental principles)  :: filosofia {f}
philosophy {n} (general principle)  :: filosofia {f}
philosophy of science {n} (study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science)  :: filosofia da ciência {f}
philtrum {n} (shallow groove running down the centre of the outer surface of the upper lip)  :: sulco nasolabial {m}, filtro labial {m}
phishing {n} (the act of sending email that falsely claims to be from a legitimate organization)  :: phishing {m}
phlegm {n} (historical: humour)  :: fleuma {m-f}, flegma {f}
phlegm {n} (mucus secreted in the bronchial passages)  :: catarro {m}
phlegm {n} (calmness, composure)  :: fleuma {m-f}
phlegmatic {adj} (not easily excited to action)  :: fleumático
phloem {n} (vascular tissue)  :: floema {m}
phlogiston {n} (hypothetical fiery principle)  :: flogisto {m}, flogístico {m}
phlogosis {n} (phlogosis)  :: flogose
Phnom Penh {prop} (Capital city of Cambodia)  :: Pnom Pen {f}
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning fear)  :: -fobia {f}
phobia {n} (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety)  :: fobia {f}
phobophobia {n} (fear of fear)  :: fobofobia {f}
Phobos {prop} (mythology)  :: Fobos {m}
Phobos {prop} (moon of Mars)  :: Fobos
Phocis {prop} (a periphery in the southwest Central Greece)  :: Fócida {f}
phocomelia {n} (phocomelia)  :: focomelia {f}
Phoebe {prop} (Titan)  :: Febe {f}
Phoebe {prop} (moon of Saturn)  :: Febe
Phoenicia {prop} (land of the Phoenicians)  :: Fenícia {f}
Phoenician {adj} (of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of Phoenicia)  :: fenício
Phoenician {prop} (Semitic language spoken by the inhabitants of Phoenicia)  :: fenício {m}
Phoenician {n} (inhabitant of Phoenicia)  :: fenício {m}
Phoenician alphabet {n} (an alphabet)  :: alfabeto fenício
phoenix {n} (mythological bird)  :: fênix {f} [Brazil], fénix {f} [Portugal]
phoenix {n} (anything reborn after apparently being destroyed)  :: fênix {f} [Brazil], fénix {f} [Portugal]
Phoenix {prop} (mythical firebird)  :: Fénix {f} [Portugal], Fênix {f} [Brazil]
Phoenix {prop} (constellation)  :: Fénix {f} [Portugal], Fênix {f} [Brazil]
Phoenix {prop} (capital city of Arizona, United States)  :: Phoenix {f}
phonation {n} (process of producing vocal sound)  :: fonação {f}
phone {v} (to call (someone) on the telephone)  :: telefonar, chamar
phone {n} (speech segment)  :: fone {m}
phone {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
-phone {suffix} (type of sound)  :: -fone {m}
-phone {suffix} (device that makes a sound)  :: -fone {m}
-phone {suffix} (speaker of a certain language)  :: -fono {m}
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth  ::
phone call {n} (telephone call) SEE: telephone call  ::
phoneme {n} (indivisible unit of sound)  :: fonema {m}
phonemics {n} (the study of phonemes)  :: fonémica {f} [Portugal], fonêmica {f} [Brazil], fonemática {f}
phone number {n} (telephone number) SEE: telephone number  ::
phone sex {n} (An erotic or sexual telephone conversation between two or more people)  :: sexo por telefone {m}
phonetic {adj} (relating to sounds of spoken language)  :: fonético
phonetic {adj} (linguistics: relating to phones)  :: fonético
phonetically {adv} (in the way it sounds)  :: foneticamente
phonetic alphabet {n} (writing system)  :: alfabeto fonético {m}
phonetic alphabet {n} (list of standard words)  :: código fonético {m}
phonetics {n} (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols)  :: fonética {f}
phonograph {n} (device that records or plays sound from cylinder records)  :: fonógrafo {m}
phonograph {n} (archaic record player) SEE: gramophone  ::
phonological {adj} (of or relating to phonology)  :: fonológico
phonologist {n} (person who specializes in phonology)  :: fonólogo {m}
phonology {n} (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages)  :: fonologia {f}
phonology {n} (way sounds function within a given language)  :: fonologia {f}
phonometer {n} (instrument)  :: fonómetro {m} [Portugal], fonômetro {m} [Brazil]
phonon {n} (quantum of acoustic energy)  :: fônon {m}
phony {adj} (fraudulent; fake)  :: falso, de araque
phosphatase {n} (an enzyme that hydrolyzes phosphate esters)  :: fosfatase {f}
phosphate {n} (any salt or ester of phosphoric acid)  :: fosfato {m}
phosphocalcic {adj} (relating to any phosphate of calcium)  :: fosfocálcico
phospholipid {n} (lipid consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group)  :: fosfolipíde {m}
phosphorescence {n} (emission of light without heat)  :: fosforescência {f}
phosphoric acid {n} (the colourless liquid; H3PO4)  :: ácido fosfórico {m}
phosphorous {adj} (of or pertaining to phosphorus)  :: fosforoso {m}
phosphorus {n} (element)  :: fósforo {m}
phosphorylation {n} (the process of transferring a phosphate group from a donor to an acceptor)  :: fosforilação {f}
photo {n} (photograph)  :: foto {f}
photo- {prefix} (light)  :: foto-
photocopier {n} (machine which reproduces documents by photographing the original over a glass plate and printing duplicates)  :: xerox {m}, copiadora {f}
photocopy {n} (copy made using a photocopier)  :: fotocópia {f}, xerox {m}
photocopy {v} (to make a copy using a photocopier)  :: fotocopiar, xerocar
photodiode {n} (semiconductor)  :: fotodiodo {m}
photoelectric {adj} (relating to electric effects)  :: fotoelétrico
photogenic {adj} (looking good when photographed)  :: fotogénico
photograph {n} (picture)  :: fotografia {f}, foto {f}, retrato {m}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph)  :: fotografar
photographer {n} (one who takes photographs)  :: fotógrafo {m}, fotógrafa {f}
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photographs)  :: fotográfico
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photography)  :: fotográfico
photographically {adv} (in a photographic manner)  :: fotograficamente
photographic memory {n} (eidetic memory)  :: memória fotográfica {f}
photography {n} (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces)  :: fotografia {f}
photography {n} (occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs)  :: fotografia {f}
photometer {n} (measuring instrument)  :: fotómetro {m} [Portugal], fotômetro {m} [Brazil]
photomultiplier {n} (device that uses a photocathode)  :: fotomultiplicador {m}
photon {n} (quantum of light)  :: fotão [Portugal], fóton [Brazil]
photophobia {n} (excessive sensitivity to light)  :: fotofobia {f}
photosphere {n} (A visible surface layer of a star)  :: fotosfera {f}
photosynthesis {n} (biological process)  :: fotossíntese {f}
phrasal {adj} (being a phrase)  :: frasal
phrasal {adj} (referring to a phrase)  :: frasal
phrasal preposition {n} (phrasal preposition)  :: locução prepositiva
phrasal verb {n} (idiomatic phrase)  :: locução verbal {f}, verbo frasal {m}
phrase {n} (short written or spoken expression)  :: expressão {f}, frase {f}
phrase {n} (grammar: group of two or more words that express an idea but do not form a complete sentence)  :: locução {f}, sintagma {m}
phrase {n} (music: small section of music in a larger piece)  :: frase {f}
phrase {v} (to express by means of words)  :: exprimir, expressar
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary)  :: livro de frases {m}, livro de expressões {m}
phrasebook {n} (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n} (study of set or fixed expressions)  :: fraseologia {f}
phraseology {n} (the style in which words and phrases are used in writing or speech)  :: fraseologia {f}
phreatic {adj} (Of, or pertaining to ground water)  :: freático
phrenology {n} (the discredited "science" or pseudo-science of phrenology)  :: frenologia
Phrygia {prop} (ancient kingdom)  :: Frígia {f}
Phrygian cap {n} (conical close-fitting cap with the top bent forward)  :: barrete frígio {m}, barrete da liberdade {m}
phthalate {n} (salt or ester)  :: ftalato {m}
phycology {n} (study of algae)  :: ficologia {f}
phylogenetics {n} (study of organism relationships)  :: filogenia {f}
phylogeny {n} (evolutionary history of an organism)  :: filogenia
phylum {n} ((biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class)  :: filo {m}
physical {adj} (having to do with the body)  :: físico
physical {adj} (having to do with the material world)  :: físico
physical {adj} (involving bodily force)  :: físico, braçal
physical {adj} (having to do with physics)  :: físico
physical {n} (physical examination)  :: revisão {f}
physical culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding  ::
physical education {n} (curriculum component)  :: educação física {f}
physically {adv} (in a physical manner)  :: fisicamente
physical therapy {n} (therapy of exercises and activities to treat injury or dysfunction) SEE: physiotherapy  ::
physician {n} (medical doctor)  :: médico {m}
physicist {n} (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics)  :: físico {m}
physics {n} (branch of science)  :: física {f}
physiognomy {n} (art or pseudoscience of deducing the character or personality from the bodily appearance)  :: fisiognomia {f}, fisiognomonia {f}
physiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to physiology) SEE: physiological  ::
physiological {adj} (of, or relating to physiology)  :: fisiológico
physiologist {n} (person)  :: fisiólogo {m}
physiology {n} (branch of biology)  :: fisiologia {f}
physiotherapist {n} (therapist who treats physical injury or dysfunction, usually with exercise)  :: fisioterapeuta {m-f}
physiotherapy {n} (therapy that uses physical techniques such as massage and exercise)  :: fisioterapia {f}
physis {n} (nature, as contrasted with law or custom)  :: physis {f}
-phyte {suffix} (taxonomic group of plants or algae)  :: -fita {f}
-phyte {suffix} (plant that grows in a specified habitat)  :: -fita {f}
-phyte {suffix} (plant that grows in a specified form or habit)  :: -fita {f}
phyto- {prefix} (Pertaining to or derived from plants)  :: fito-
phytochorion {n} (geographic area with a relatively uniform composition of plant species)  :: fitocória {f}
phytohormone {n} (plant hormone)  :: fito-hormona {f} [Portugal], fitormônio {m} [Brazil]
phytopathogen {n}  :: fitopatógeno {m}
phytopathological {adj} (pertaining to phytopathology)  :: fitopatológico
phytopathologist {n} (scientist)  :: fitopatologista {m} {f}
phytopathology {n} (study of plant diseases)  :: fitopatologia {f}
phytophagous {adj} (feeding on plants)  :: fitófago
phytosterol {n}  :: fitoesterol {m}
pi {n} (letter of Greek alphabet)  :: pi {m}
pi {n} (irrational mathematical constant)  :: pi {m}
Piacenza {prop} (province)  :: Placência {f}, Piacenza {f}
Piacenza {prop} (capital)  :: Placência {f}, Piacenza {f}
pia mater {n} (innermost of the meninges)  :: pia-máter {f}
pianist {n} (piano player)  :: pianista {m}
piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument)  :: piano {m}
piano {adv} (music: softly)  :: piano
Piauí {prop} (state in north-eastern Brazil)  :: Piauí {m}
Picard {adj} (of, from or relating to Picardy)  :: picardo {m}
Picard {n} (person)  :: picardo {m}
Picard {prop} (language)  :: picardo {m}
Picardy {prop} (region of France)  :: Picardia {f}
picaresque {adj} (of or pertaining to rogues)  :: picaresco
piccolo {n} (musical instrument)  :: flautim {m}
pièce de résistance {n} (masterpiece)  :: obra prima {f}
Pichilemu {prop} (Pichilemu)  :: Pichilemu {m}
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose  ::
pick {n} (pickaxe)  :: picareta {f}
pick {v} (to grasp and pull with fingers)  :: pegar
pick {v} (to remove a fruit or plant for consumption)  :: colher
pick {v} (to decide between options)  :: escolher
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum  ::
pickaxe {n} (heavy iron tool)  :: picareta {f}
picket {n} (sentry) SEE: sentry  ::
pickle {n} (cucumber preserved in brine or vinegar syrup)  :: picles {m}
pickle {n} (any vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish)  :: conservado {m}
pickle {n} (brine used for preserving food)  :: salmoura {f}
pickle {v} (to preserve food in a salt, sugar or vinegar solution)  :: conservar, salmourar
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril)  :: cutucar o nariz, limpar o salão
pickpocket {n} (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby)  :: punguista {m-f}, batedor de carteira {m}, carteirista {m} {f}
pickpocket {v} (to steal)  :: punguear
pick up {v} (to lift; to grasp and raise)  :: pegar
pick up {v} (to collect an object, especially in passing)  :: coletar
pick up {v} (to collect a passenger)  :: buscar, apanhar, pegar
pick up {v} (to receive (a signal))  :: captar, pegar
pick up {v} (to meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes)  :: [Brazil] pegar
pickup {n} (pickup truck) SEE: pickup truck  ::
pick-up line {n} (Vocal introduction intended to garner sexual interest from a stranger)  :: cantada
pick up the phone {v} (to pick up the receiver of a telephone to answer a call)  :: atender o telefone
pickup truck {n} (truck with an open cargo bed)  :: picape {f}
picky {adj} (fussy, particular)  :: exigente
picnic {n} (a meal eaten outdoors)  :: piquenique {f}
pics or it didn't happen {phrase} (used to request a picture of a reported event)  :: sem fotos, sem fatos ( no pics, no facts)
Pict {n} (member of an ancient people of northern and central Scotland)  :: picto {m}
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea)  :: pictograma {m}
picture {n} (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc)  :: figura {f}, imagem {f}
picture {n} (photograph)  :: fotografia {f}, foto {f}
picture {n} (informal: cinema)  :: cinema {m}
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting  ::
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations)  :: livro ilustrado {m}, livro de figuras {m}
picturesque {adj} (resembling a picture or painting)  :: pitoresco
pidgin {n} (amalgamation of two languages having no native speakers)  :: pidgin {m}
pie {n} (type of pastry)  :: torta {f}
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza  ::
piece {n} (part of a larger whole)  :: peça {f}, pedaço {m}, parte {f}
piece {n} (single item belonging to a class of similar items)  :: parte {f}
piece {n} (object played in a board game)  :: peça {f}
piece {n} (small coin)  :: peça {f}
piece {n} (artistic creation)  :: peça {f}
piece {n} (artillery)  :: peça {f}
piecemeal {adj} (Made or done in pieces or one stage at a time)  :: fragmentado {m}, fragmentada {f}
piece of cake {n} (simple or easy job)  :: to be a piece of cake: ser moleza
piece of clothing {n} (garment) SEE: garment  ::
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture)  :: móvel
piece of shit {n} (a bad thing)  :: merda {f}
piece of shit {n} (a despicable person)  :: merda {m} {f}
pie chart {n} (graph)  :: gráfico de pizza {m}
Piedmont {prop} (region)  :: Piemonte {m}
Piedmontese {adj} (of, from, or relating to Piedmont)  :: piemontês
Piedmontese {n} (inhabitant)  :: piemontês {m}, piemontesa {f}
Piedmontese {prop} (language)  :: piemontês {m}
pied piper {n} (anyone or anything that draws many in its wake)  :: flautista de Hamelin {m-f}
pie iron {n} (device for making sandwiches)  :: sanduicheira {f}, sandwicheira {f}
Piemontese {prop} (language) SEE: Piedmontese  ::
pier {n} (raised platform built from the shore out over water)  :: píer {m}, cais {m}
pier {n} (structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge)  :: pilar {m}
pier {n} (rectangular pillar, or similar structure, that supports an arch, wall or roof)  :: pilastra {f}
pierce {v} (puncture)  :: furar, perfurar
pierce {v} (to pierce) SEE: puncture  ::
piercing {n} (hole for jewelry)  :: piercing {m}
Pieria {prop} (Greek prefecture)  :: Pieria {f}
pierogi {n} (dumpling)  :: pierogi {m}
Pierre {prop} (male given name)  :: Pierre {m}
Pierre {prop} (capital city of South Dakota)  :: Pierre {f}
pietism {n} (movement in the Lutheran church)  :: pietismo {m}
pietist {n} (supporter of pietism)  :: pietista {m} {f}
piety {n} (reverence and devotion to God)  :: piedade {f}
piezoelectricity {n} (capacity of crystal to generate electricity)  :: piezoeletricidade {f}
piffle {n} (nonsense, foolish talk)  :: conversa fútil {f}
pig {n} (mammal of genus Sus)  :: porco {m}, suíno {m}
pig {n} (someone who overeats or eats rapidly)  :: porco {m}
pig {n} (nasty or disgusting person)  :: porco {m}, nojento {m}
pig {n} (dirty or slovenly person)  :: porco {m}
pig {n} (derogatory slang for police officer)  :: porco {m}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork  ::
pigeon {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae)  :: pombo {m}, pomba {f}
piggyback {v} (to carry on somebody's back or shoulders)  :: levar às cavalitas (on the back), levar às costas (on the back), levar aos ombros (on the shoulders)
piggy bank {n} (a small container to store small saved coins in)  :: cofrinho {m}, mealheiro {m}
pig in a poke {n} (something whose true value is concealed or unknown)  :: nabos em saco {m-p}
pig iron {n} (a type of crude iron)  :: ferro gusa {m}
piglet {n} (young pig)  :: porquinho {m}, leitão {m}
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pigment {n} (any color in plant or animal cells)  :: pigmento {m}
pigment {n} (a dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder)  :: pigmento {m}
pigment {v} (To add color or pigment)  :: pigmentar
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty  ::
pigsty {n} (enclosure where pigs are kept)  :: pocilga {f}, chiqueiro {m}
pigsty {n} (dirty or very untidy place)  :: pocilga {f}, chiqueiro {m}
pigtail {n} (braided plait of hair)  :: trança {f}
pigtail {n} (either of two braids or ponytails)  :: maria-chiquinha {f}, chiquinha {f}
Pikachu {n} (Pokémon)  :: Pikachu
pike {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike  ::
pike {n} (weapon)  :: pique {m}, chuço {m}
pike {n} (any fish of the genus Esox)  :: lúcio {m}
pikeman {n} (soldier)  :: piqueiro {m}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander  ::
pilaf {n} (dish)  :: pilaf {m}, pilafe {m}
pilaff {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf  ::
Pilate {prop} (Pontius Pilate)  :: Pilatos {m}
pilau {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf  ::
pilcrow {n} (a paragraph mark)  :: pé de mosca {m}
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre  ::
pile {n} (nap of a cloth) SEE: nap  ::
pile {n} (heap)  :: pilha {f}, monte (desordenado) {m}
pile {n} (galvanic pile)  :: pilha {f}
pile {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries)  :: pila {f}
pile {n} (fine or short hair)  :: madeixa {f}
pile {n} (hemorrhoid) SEE: hemorrhoid  ::
pile {n} (obsolete: reverse of a coin) SEE: tails  ::
piles {n} (plural of pile) SEE: pile  ::
piles {n} (haemorrhoids) SEE: haemorrhoids  ::
pile-up {n} (traffic accident)  :: engavetamento {m}
pilfer {v} (to steal in small quantities)  :: surripiar, surrupiar
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites)  :: peregrino {m}
pilgrimage {n} (religious journey, or one to a sacred place)  :: peregrinação, peregrinagem {f}, romaria {f}
pilgrimage {v} (to go on a pilgrimage)  :: peregrinar
pill {n} (small object for swallowing)  :: pílula {f}, comprimido {m}
pill {n} (the pill - functions as a contraceptive)  :: pílula {f}
pillage {v} (loot or plunder by force)  :: pilhar, saquear
pillage {n} (the spoils of war)  :: saque {m}, butim {m}
pillage {n} (the act of pillaging)  :: saque {m}, pilhagem {f}
pillager {n} (one who plunders)  :: pilhador {m}
pillar {n} (large post, often used as supporting architecture)  :: pilar {m}
pillory {n} (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation)  :: pelourinho
pillow {n} (soft cushion used to support the head in bed)  :: travesseiro {m}, almofada {f}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow)  :: fronha {f}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case  ::
pillow fight {n} (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows)  :: guerra de travesseiros {f}
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case  ::
pill to swallow {n} (something to accept)  :: sapo a engolir {m}
pilot {n} (controller of aircraft)  :: piloto {m}
pilot {n} (person who helps navigate the harbor or coast)  :: prático {m}
pilot {n} (sample TV series episode)  :: piloto {m}
pilot {v} (to control an aircraft or watercraft)  :: pilotar
pilot fish {n} (marine fish)  :: piloto {m}, peixe-piloto {m}
pilot light {n} (flame used to ignite gas)  :: piloto {m}
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale)  :: baleia-piloto {f}
Pilsen {prop} (city in the Czech Republic)  :: Pilsen {f}, Plzen {f}
pilsner {n} (pale, light beer)  :: pilsen
Piltdown Man {prop} (forged bone fragments of an early human)  :: Homem de Piltdown {m}
pimp {n} (prostitution solicitor)  :: cafetão {m} [Brazil], proxeneta {m}, safado {m}, chulo {m}, alcoviteiro {m}
pimp {v} (to act as procurer of prostitutes)  :: cafetinar, alcovitar
pimping {n} (practise of procuring prostitutes)  :: proxenetismo {m}, cafetinagem {f} [Brazil], alcovitagem {f}
pimple {n} (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin)  :: borbulha {f}, espinha {f}
pin {n} (needle without an eye, used for fastening)  :: alfinete {m}
pin {n} (small nail)  :: tacha {f}
pin {n} (cylinder of wood or metal used to fasten or as a bearing between two parts)  :: pino {m}
pin {n} (slender object specially designed for use in bowling)  :: pino {m}
pin {n} (any of the individual connecting elements of a multi-pole electrical connector)  :: pino {m}
pin {n} (in chess)  :: cravado {m}
pin {v} (to fasten/attach with a pin)  :: alfinetar
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch  ::
pinafore {n} (Sleeveless dress)  :: salopete {f}
pinata {n} (candy-filled container that is hit with a stick)  :: pinhata {f}
pinball {n} (game)  :: pinball {m}
pince-nez {n} (type of eyeglasses)  :: pincenê {m}, pince-nez {m}
pincers {n} (gripping tool)  :: tenaz {f}, pinça {f}
pincers {n} (front claws)  :: patolas {f}
pinch {v} (to squeeze a small amount of skin)  :: beliscar
pinch {v} (to steal)  :: roubar
pinch {n} (action of squeezing a small amount of skin)  :: beliscada {f}
pinch {n} (small amount of powder)  :: pitada {f} (ex: uma pitada de sal)
pinch {n} (difficult situation)  :: aperto, alhada
pine {n} (tree of the genus Pinus)  :: pinheiro {m}
pine {v} (to languish, to droop)  :: definhar
pine {v} (to long for sufferingly)  :: ter/sentir saudade/saudades
pineal gland {n} (small endocrine gland)  :: glândula pineal {f}
pineapple {n} (plant)  :: ananás {m} [Portugal], abacaxi {m} [Brazil]
pineapple {n} (fruit)  :: ananás {m} [Portugal], abacaxi {m} [Brazil]
pineapple {n} (slang: hand grenade)  :: abacaxi {m} [Brazil]
pineapple guava {n} (feijoa) SEE: feijoa  ::
pinecone {n} (seed-bearing cone of a pine tree)  :: pinha {f}
pine marten {n} (Martes martes)  :: marta {f}, marta europeia {f}
pine needle {n} (leaf of a pine tree)  :: caruma {f}
pine nut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine)  :: pinhão {m}
pinery {n} (pinewood) SEE: pinewood  ::
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine  ::
pinewood {n} (wood of the pine)  :: pinho {m}
pinewood {n} (forest or grove of pines)  :: pinhal {m}, pinheiral {m}
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis  ::
pink {n} (flower)  :: cravo {m}
pink {n} (pale red colour)  :: cor-de-rosa {m}, rosa {m}
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white)  :: cor-de-rosa, rosa
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pink noise {n} (signal or process)  :: ruído rosa {f}
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinna {n} (visible part of the ear)  :: orelha {f}, pavilhão auditivo {m}
pinnate {adj} (having two rows of members arranged on each side of a common axis)  :: pinado, penado
Pinocchian {adj} (of or relating to Pinocchio)  :: pinoquiano
Pinocchio {prop} (protagonist)  :: Pinóquio {m}, Pinocchio {m}
Pinocchio {prop} (fairy tale)  :: Pinóquio {m}, Pinocchio {m}
Pinocchio {n} (one who lies often)  :: Pinóquio {m}, pinóquio {m}
pins and needles {n} (tingling felt in limb)  :: formigamento {m}
pinstripe {n} (thin stripe on fabric)  :: risca-de-giz {f}
pinstripe {n} (suit made of such fabric)  :: terno risca-de-giz {m}, risca-de-giz {m}
pint {n} (unit of volume for liquids)  :: quartilho {m}, pint {m}
pinta {n} (pint) SEE: pint  ::
pinto {n} (horse with patchy coloration including white)  :: cavalo malhado {m}
pinto {adj} (pied, mottled)  :: malhado
pinwheel {n} (fake flower for children)  :: cata-vento {m}
Pinyin {prop} (romanization of Mandarin Chinese)  :: pinyin {m}
pion {n} (particle)  :: píon {m}
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut  ::
pioneer {n} (one who goes before)  :: pioneiro
pioneer {n} (member of a child organization in the Soviet bloc)  :: pioneiro {m}
pious {adj} (of or pertaining to piety)  :: pio
piously {adv} (in a pious manner)  :: piamente
pip {n} (seed)  :: caroço {m}; semente {f}
pipe {n} (musical instrument)  :: flauta {f}
pipe {n} (organ pipe)  :: tubo {m}
pipe {n} (hollow tube)  :: cano {m}, tubo {m}, duto {m}
pipe {n} (computing: means of interprocess communication)  :: pipe {m}
pipe {n} (smoking tool) SEE: tobacco pipe  ::
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility)  :: quimera {f}
pipeline {n} (conduit made of pipes)  :: ducto {m}, duto {m}
pipeline {n} (channel by which information is transmitted)  :: pipeline {m}
piper {n} (baby pigeon) SEE: squab  ::
piper {n} (musician who plays a pipe)  :: flautista {m} {f}
piper {n} (bagpiper) SEE: bagpiper  ::
pipes of Pan {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
pipette {n} (small glass tube used for transferring liquid)  :: pipeta {f}
pipette {v} (to transfer or measure the volume of a liquid using a pipet)  :: pipetar
pipe wrench {n} (adjustable wrench)  :: chave de grifo, turquesa {f}
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus)  :: petinha {f} [Portugal], caminheiro {m} [Brazil], corredeira {f} [Brazil]
pipra {n} (any member of the bird genus Pipra)  :: pipra {f}
piquant {adj} (engaging; charming)  :: chamativo {m}, interessante {m} {f}
piracy {n} (robbery at sea)  :: pirataria {f}
piracy {n} (unauthorized duplication)  :: pirataria {f}
Piraeus {prop} (city)  :: Pireu
Pirahã {n} (people)  :: Pirahã {m-p}, pirahãs {m-p}
Pirahã {prop} (language)  :: Pirahã {m}
Pirandellian {adj} (characteristic of the works of Luigi Pirandello)  :: pirandeliano
piranha {n} (South American fish)  :: piranha {f}
pirarucu {n} (arapaima) SEE: arapaima  ::
pirate {n} (one who plunders at sea)  :: corsário {m}, pirata {m}, bucaneiro {m}
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws)  :: pirata {m}
pirate {v} (make and/or sell an illegal copy)  :: piratear
pirate {adj} (illegal imitated or reproduced)  :: pirateado
pirate bug {n} (any insect in the family Anthocoridae)  :: antocorídeo {m}
pirater {n} (one who pirates (produces unauthorized copies))  :: pirateador
pirate ship {n} (ship manned by pirates)  :: navio/barco/nau pirata
pirouette {n} (whirling or turning on the toes)  :: pirueta {f}
pirouette {n} (the whirling about of a horse)  :: pirueta {f}
pirouette {v} (to perform a pirouette)  :: fazer (uma) pirueta
Pisa {prop} (city in Italy)  :: Pisa {f}
Pisces {prop} (constellation)  :: [Portugal] Pisces {m-p}, [Brazil] Peixes {m-p}
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign)  :: [Portugal] Pisces {m-p}, [Brazil] Peixes {m-p}
pisciculture {n} (rearing of fish)  :: piscicultura {f}
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant  ::
piss {n} (urine)  :: mijo {m}, xixi [childish] {m}, urina
piss {v} ((vulgar) to urinate)  :: mijar
pissed as a newt {adj} (drunk to the point of incapacity; inebriated)  :: bêbado como um gambá
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
pisser {n} (vulgar slang for toilet) SEE: shitter  ::
piss off {v} (to leave, to go away)  :: cai fora
pistachio {n} (tree)  :: pistache {m}, pistáchio {m}
pistachio {n} (fruit)  :: pistache {m}, pistáchio {m}
piste {n} ((skiing) a downhill trail)  :: pista {f}
pistil {n} (a discrete unit in the center of a flower which receives the pollen and produces a fruit)  :: pistilo {m}
pistol {n} (handgun)  :: pistola {f}
piston {n} (solid disk or cylinder that fits inside a hollow cylinder)  :: pistão {m}
piston engine {n} (engines having cylinders containing reciprocating pistons)  :: motor de explosão
pit {n} (hole in the ground)  :: buraco {m}, poço {m}, cavouco {m}, vala {f}, fosso {m}
pit {n} (service area at a motor racetrack)  :: pitstop {m}
pit {n} (seed or stone inside a fruit)  :: caroço {m}
pit {n} (the stone of a drupaceous fruit)  :: caroço {m}
pit {v} (remove the stone from)  :: descaroçar
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine  ::
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit  ::
pita {n} (bread pouch used for making sandwiches)  :: pita
pitaya {n} (dragon fruit) SEE: dragon fruit  ::
Pitcairn Islands {prop} (British territory)  :: Ilhas Pitcairn {f-p}
pitch {n} (sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees)  :: seiva {f}
pitch {n} (dark, extremely viscous material made by distilling tar)  :: piche {m}, pez {m}
pitch {n} (act of pitching a baseball)  :: arremesso {m}
pitch {n} (field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played)  :: campo {m}
pitch {n} (level or degree)  :: grau {m}
pitch {v} (to throw)  :: arremessar
pitch {v} (baseball: to throw the ball toward home plate)  :: arremessar
pitch {v} (to throw away; discard)  :: jogar fora; descartar
pitch {v} (to promote, advertise, or attempt to sell)  :: vender;
pitch {v} (to assemble or erect (a tent))  :: armar
pitch {v} (of snow, to settle and build up, without melting)  :: acumular (neve não-derretida)
pitch {n} (the perceived frequency of a sound or note)  :: altura {f}
pitch accent {n} (phonology)  :: acento tonal {m}, acento musical {m}, acento de altura {m}
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black)  :: preto como carvão
pitcher {n} (the player who throws the ball to the batter)  :: lançador {m}
pitcher {n} (Gay dominant sex partner)  :: ativo
pitcher {n} (A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids)  :: jarra {f}, jarro {m}
pitchfork {n} (farm tool with tines)  :: forcado {m}, forquilha {f}, garfo {m}
pitfall {n} (potential problem, hazard, or danger)  :: cilada {f}
pitfall {n} (anti-pattern) SEE: antipattern  ::
pith {n} (soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees)  :: medula {f}
pith {n} (albedo) SEE: albedo  ::
pith {n} (spinal cord; marrow) SEE: spinal cord  ::
pithy {adj} (Concise and meaningful)  :: conciso {m}, sentencioso {m}, lacónico {m}, sucinto {m}, incisivo {m}
pitiful {adj} (so appalling or sad that one feels or should feel sorry for it)  :: lamentável
pitiless {adj} (having no pity)  :: impiedoso, desapiedado
Pitjantjatjara {prop} (the aboriginal language mainly spoken in central Australia)  :: pitjantjatjara
pitta bread {n} (flat bread made from wheat flour) SEE: pita  ::
pituitary gland {n} (endocrine gland)  :: hipófise
pit viper {n}  :: crotalídeo {m}
pity {n} (feeling of sympathy)  :: compaixão {f}, piedade
pity {n} (something regrettable)  :: pena {f}
pity {v} (to feel pity for someone or something)  :: apiedar-se de, sentir de, sentir compaixão por
pity {interj} (what a pity) SEE: what a pity  ::
pivot {n} (pivot is that on which something turns)  :: pivô {m}
pivot {n} (something having a paramount significance)  :: pivô {m}
pivot {v} (to turn on an exact spot)  :: girar
pivotal {adj} (being of crucial importance; central, key)  :: pivotal, crucial
pixel {n} (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory)  :: pixel {m}, píxel {m}
pixelated {adj} (of an image, having pixels that are large enough to be individually visible from a normal viewing distance)  :: pixelizado
pixellated {adj} (pixelated) SEE: pixelated  ::
pixie {n} (playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature)  :: duende
pizza {n} (baked Italian dish)  :: pizza {f}
pizza {n} (a single instance of that dish)  :: pizza {f}
pizzaiolo {n} (man who makes pizzas)  :: pizzaiolo {m}
pizza parlor {n} (pizzeria) SEE: pizzeria  ::
pizza store {n} (restaurant specializing in pizza)  :: pizzaria {f}
pizzeria {n} (outlet that primarily sells pizza)  :: pizzaria {f}
placate {v} (to calm)  :: aplacar
place {n} (location, position)  :: lugar {m}, local {m}, posição {f}
place {n} (open space, courtyard, market square)  :: praça
place {n} (group of houses)  :: vila {f}
place {n} (region of a land)  :: área {f}, região {f}
place {n} (somewhere to sit)  :: lugar {m}, assento {m}
place {n} (frame of mind)  :: mentalidade {f}
place {n} (informal: house or home)  :: casa {f}
place {n} (a role or purpose, a station)  :: posição {f}, papel {m}
place {n} (numeric: the column counting a certain quantity)  :: casa {f}, algarismo {m}
place {n} (the position of a contestant in a competition)  :: lugar {m}, posição {f}
place {n} (the position as a member of a team)  :: lugar {m}, posição {f}
place {v} (to put in a specific location)  :: colocar, pôr
place {v} (to earn a given spot in a competition)  :: classificar-se, chegar, obter
place {v} (to remember where and when something or someone was previously encountered)  :: lembrar-se
place {v} (passive: to achieve (a certain position))  :: classificar-se, chegar, obter
place {v} (to sing (a note) with the correct pitch)  :: cantar, entoar
place {v} (to arrange for, make (a bet))  :: apostar
place {v} (to recruit or match an appropriate person for a job)  :: contratar
placebo {n} (a dummy medicine containing no active ingredients; an inert treatment)  :: placebo {m}
place mat {n} (protective table mat)  :: esteirinha {f}
placement {n} (the act of placing or putting in place)  :: colocação {f}, posicionamento {m}
placement {n} (a location or position)  :: posicionamento {m}
placename {n} (the name of a place)  :: topónimo {m} [Portugal], topônimo [Brazil]
placenta {n} (anatomy: placenta)  :: placenta {f}
placental {adj} (relative to placenta)  :: placentário
place of decimals {n} (position of digit to the right of the decimal point) SEE: decimal place  ::
placid {adj} (calm and quiet; peaceful)  :: plácido, calmo {m}, tranquilo {m}, plácido {m}
plagiarism {n} (copying of someone's ideas)  :: plágio {m}
plagiarism {n} (act of plagiarizing or something plagiarized)  :: plágio {m}
plagiarist {n} (one who plagiarizes)  :: plagiador {m}, plagiário {m}
plagiarize {v} (use, and pass off as one's own, someone else's writing/speech)  :: plagiar
plagiocephaly {n} (congenital condition)  :: plagiocefalia {f}
plague {n} (specific disease "the Plague")  :: peste negra {f}, peste bubónica {f} [Portugal], peste bubônica {f} [Brazil], peste {f}, praga
plague {n} (an epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence)  :: praga {f}, peste {f}
plague {n} (widespread affliction, calamity)  :: praga {f}, peste {f}
plague {n} (a nuisance)  :: incómodo [Portugal], incômodo {m} [Brazil], peste {f}
plague {v} (to harass)  :: incomodar, atormentar
plain {adj} (ordinary; lacking adornment or ornamentation)  :: simples
plain {adj} (unseasoned)  :: natural {m} {f}, insípido {m}
plain {adj} (computing: containing no non-printing characters)  :: simples {m} {f}
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief)  :: planície {f}
plain text {n} (unencrypted text) SEE: cleartext  ::
plaintiff {n} (party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant)  :: querelante {m}{f}; acusação; promotoria
plain-winged antshrike {n} (bird)  :: [Brazil]: choca-de-oho-vermelho
plait {v} (to double in narrow folds) SEE: pleat  ::
plait {n} (flat fold)  :: dobra {f}, prega {f}
plait {n} (braid)  :: trança {f}
plait {v} (to interweave)  :: trançar, entrançar
plan {n} (technical drawing)  :: planta {f}
plan {n} (set of intended actions)  :: plano {m}
plan {n} (2-dimensional drawing from above)  :: planta {f}
plan {v} (to design)  :: planear [Portugal], planejar [Brazil]
plan {v} (to create a plan for)  :: planear [Portugal], planejar [Brazil]
plan {v} (to intend)  :: pretender
Planalto slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: [Brazil]: choca-do-planalto
planarian {n} (flatworm)  :: planária {f}
Planck's constant {n} (constant)  :: constante de Planck
plane {adj} (of a surface: flat or level.)  :: plano
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions)  :: plano {m}
plane {n} (level of existence)  :: plano {m}
plane {n} (a tool)  :: plaina {f}
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane)  :: aplainar
plane {n} (airplane)  :: avião {m}, aeroplano {m}
plane {v} (to glide)  :: plainar, pairar
plane {n} (deciduous tree)  :: plátano {m}
planet {n} (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky)  :: planeta {m}
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun)  :: planeta {m}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star)  :: planeta {m}
planetarium {n} (museum which displays images of space)  :: planetário {m}
planetary {adj} (of or relating to planets)  :: planetário
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity)  :: nebulosa planetária {f}
planetary system {n} (a group of various non-stellar objects orbiting a star or star system)  :: sistema planetário {m}
planetesimal {n} (a small, solid astronomical object)  :: planetesimal {m}
planetoid {n} (any of several larger astral bodies)  :: planetoide {m}
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane  ::
planetree {n} (sycamore) SEE: sycamore  ::
Planet X {prop} (hypothetical planet)  :: Planeta X {m}
plangent {adj} (having a loud mournful sound)  :: plangente
planimeter {n} (measuring device)  :: planímetro {m}
plank {n} (long, broad and thick piece of timber)  :: tábua {f}, prancha {f}
plank {n} (political issue)  :: ponto de contenção {m}
plank {v} (to cover something with planking)  :: entabuar, entabular
plankton {n} (generic term for all the organisms that float in the sea)  :: plâncton {m}
planned {adj} (existing or designed according to a plan)  :: planeado, planejado [Brazil]
planned obsolescence {n} (policy)  :: obsolescência planejada {f}, obsolescência programada {f}
planner {n} (planning notebook or software)  :: agenda {f}
planning {n} (action of the verb to plan)  :: planeamento {m}, planejamento {m}
planning {n} (act of formulating of a course of action)  :: planeamento {m}, planeamento {m}
plant {n} (organism capable of photosynthesis)  :: planta {f}, vegetal {m}
plant {n} (a small or herbaceous organism, rather than a tree)  :: planta {f}, erva {f}
plant {n} (organism of the kingdom Plantae)  :: planta {f}
plant {n} (large piece of machinery)  :: aparelhagem {f}
plant {v} (place in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow)  :: plantar
plant {v} (to place (an object, or sometimes a person), often with the implication of intending deceit)  :: plantar
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory  ::
plantain {n} (small plant)  :: plantago {m}, tanchagem {f}, tansagem {f}, transagem {f}
plantar fascia {n} (the thick connective tissue which supports the arch of the foot)  :: fáscia plantar {f}
plantation {n} (large farm)  :: plantação {f}
plasma {n} (high energy state of matter)  :: plasma {m}
plasma {n} (component of blood)  :: plasma {m}
plasma membrane {n} (cell membrane) SEE: cell membrane  ::
plasma TV {n} (a television having a plasma display)  :: TV de plasma {f}
plasmid {n} (loop of double-stranded DNA that is separate from the chromosomes)  :: plasmídeo {m}, plasmídio
plaster {n} (healing paste)  :: unguento
plaster {n} (mixture for coating)  :: gesso {m}
plaster {n} (cast)  :: gesso {m}
plaster {v} (to cover with plaster)  :: engessar
plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
plaster {n} (plaster of Paris) SEE: plaster of Paris  ::
plasterboard {n} (rigid panel of several layers of fibreboard or paper bonded to a gypsum core)  :: placa de gesso {f}
plaster cast {n} (healing aid)  :: gesso
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate)  :: gesso de Paris {m}
plastic {n} (synthetic thermoplastic polymer)  :: plástico {m}
plastic {n} (any similar synthetic material)  :: plástico {m}
plastic {adj} (capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant)  :: plástico
plastic bag {n} (type of packaging)  :: saco plástico {m}, sacola de plástico {f}
plasticine {n} (modeling clay)  :: plastilina {f}
plasticity {n} (quality of being plastic)  :: plasticidade {f}
plasticity {n} (property of a solid body)  :: plasticidade {f}
plastic surgery {n} (surgery involving the transfer of tissue)  :: cirurgia plástica {f}
plastic surgery {n} (cosmetic surgery)  :: cirurgia plástica {f}
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot  ::
plate {n} (flat dish)  :: prato {m}
plate {n} (contents of a plate)  :: pratada {f}
plate {n} (course at a meal)  :: prato {m}
plate {n} (flat metallic object)  :: placa {f}
plate {n} (vehicle license plate)  :: placa {f}
plate {n} (printing: engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper)  :: placa {f}
plate {n} (printing, publishing: full page illustration)  :: prancha
plate {n} (chemistry: flat piece of material)  :: placa, chapa {f}
plate {v} (to cover the surface material of an object with a thin coat of another material)  :: laminar
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize  ::
plate {n} (geology: tectonic plate) SEE: tectonic plate  ::
plateau {n} (level expanse)  :: planalto {m}, platô {m}, altiplano {m}
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals)  :: plaqueta {f}
platform {n} (stage for speeches and performances)  :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (high shoe type)  :: salto plataforma {m}
platform {n} (computing: particular type of operating system or environment)  :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (politics: political stance on a broad set of issues)  :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (travel: raised structure for passengers)  :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (flat expanse of rock)  :: plataforma {f}
platform game {n} (A video game characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles)  :: jogo eletrônico de plataforma
Platine {adj} (of or from River Plate)  :: platense, rio-platense
platinum {adj} (colour)  :: platinado
platinum {n} (metal)  :: platina {f}
platinum {n} (colour)  :: platinado {m}
platitude {n} (often-quoted saying)  :: platitude {f}, clichê {m}
platitude {n} (triteness)  :: platitude {f}, banalidade {f}
Plato {prop} (Greek philosopher)  :: Platão {m}
platometer {n} (planimeter) SEE: planimeter  ::
platonic {adj} (not sexual in nature)  :: platónico [Portugal], platônico [Brazil]
platonic love {n} (intimate but non-sexual affection)  :: amor platónico/platônico {m}
platoon {n} (unit of 30-40 soldiers)  :: pelotão
Plato's Cave {prop} (the allegorical cave)  :: Caverna de Platão {f}
platter {n} (a tray for serving food)  :: bandeja {f}, travessa {f}
platykurtic {adj} (having negative kurtosis)  :: platicúrtico
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)  :: ornitorrinco {m}
plausible {adj} (likely, acceptable)  :: plausível
plausible {adj} (worthy of being applauded)  :: plausível
play {v} (act in a manner such that one has fun)  :: jogar, brincar
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (transitive sense), affecting a noun)  :: tocar
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (intransitive sense, not affecting a noun))  :: tocar
play {v} (act in a performance)  :: atuar, representar, desempenhar
play {v} (participate in (a sport or game))  :: jogar
play {v} (use a device to hear (a recording))  :: tocar, reproduzir
play {n} (playful activity)  :: jogo {m}, brincadeira {f}
play {n} (individual's performance in a sport)  :: jogo {m}
play {n} (literary composition intended to be represented)  :: drama {m}
play {n} (theatrical performance)  :: peça {f}
playable {adj} (able to be played)  :: jogável
playback {n} (replaying of recorded sound or moving images)  :: playback {m}
playboy {n} (man who devotes himself to pleasure)  :: playboy {m}
Playboy {prop} (the adult magazine)  :: Playboy {f}
playdough {n} (childrens' modeling clay)  :: massa de modelar, massinha
player {n} (who plays any game)  :: jogador
player {n} (dramatic actor)  :: ator {m}
player {n} (who plays on a musical instrument)  :: tocador {m}
player {n} (playful person, idler)  :: brincalhão {m}
player {n} (gambler)  :: apostador {m}, jogador {m}
player {n} (electronic device)  :: tocador {m}, leitor {m}, player {m}
player {n} (software application)  :: player {m}
playful {adj} (liking or prone to play)  :: brincalhão
playground {n} (large open space to play on, usually for children)  :: parque, parquinho, parque infantil {m}
playground {n} (open-air space on a school campus where the children can play)  :: playground {m}
playground {n} (small area for children)  :: playground {m}, parquinho
playground {n} (space to do what one pleases)  :: playground {m}
play hookey {v} (To be absent without permission)  :: matar aula, cabular aula
play hooky {v} (to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse)  :: cabular [Brazil], gazetear, gazear
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house  ::
playhouse {n} (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater  ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card)  :: carta {f}, carta de baralho {f}
playlist {n} (record)  :: playlist {f}
playlist {n} (computing)  :: lista de reprodução {f}
playoff {n}  :: finais {f-p}
playpen {n} (enclosure for children to play in)  :: chiqueirinho {m}, cercadinho {m}
play possum {v} (to pretend to be dead)  :: fingir-se/fazer-se de morto
PlayStation {n} (series of video game consoles)  :: PlayStation {m}
plaything {n} (something intended for playing with)  :: brinquedo {m}
play truant {v} (to be absent from school without permission)  :: matar
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation)  :: brincar com fogo
playwright {n} (writer of plays for the theatre)  :: dramaturgo {m}
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
plaza {n} (a towns' public square)  :: praça {f}
plea {n} (appeal, petition, entreaty)  :: súplica {f}, apelo {m}, rogo {m}
plea {n} (excuse)  :: desculpa {f}
plea {n} (that which is presented in defense or justification)  :: desculpa {f}
plead {v} (to present an argument)  :: alegar
plead {v} (to beg)  :: implorar
pleasant {adj} (giving pleasure; pleasing in manner)  :: agradável
please {v} (to make happy or satisfy)  :: agradar
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request)  :: por favor, faça favor
please {adv} (expression of annoyance or impatience)  :: por favor, faça-me o favor
pleased {adj} (happy, content)  :: contente, satisfeito
pleased to meet you {phrase} (polite formula used when being introduced to somebody)  :: muito prazer
please help me {phrase} (please help me)  :: por favor, me ajude
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt)  :: por favor, passe o sal
please repeat after me {phrase} (phrase)  :: por favor, repita depois de mim
please say that again {phrase} (please say that again)  :: por favor, repita isso, por favor, diga isso novamente/denovo
please sit down {phrase} (please sit down)  :: sente-se por favor
please speak more slowly {phrase} (please speak more slowly)  :: por favor fale mais devagar
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left)  :: por favor, vire à esquerda
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right)  :: por favor, vire à direita
pleasing {adj} (giving pleasure)  :: agradável
pleasure {n} (a state of being pleased)  :: prazer {m}
pleasure {n} (person or thing that causes enjoyment)  :: prazer {m}
pleat {n} (fold in a fabric of a garment)  :: plissado {m}, prega {f}
pleat {n} (plait) SEE: plait  ::
pleb {n} (common person)  :: ralé {f}, gentalha {f}, plebe {f}, {m}
plebeian {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people)  :: plebeu
plebeian {n} (one of the common people in ancient Rome)  :: plebeu {m}
plebeianly {adv} (in a plebeian manner)  :: plebeiamente
plebiscite {n} (A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty)  :: plebiscito {m}
plebs {n} (The common people)  :: plebe
plectrum {n} (music: small piece for plucking strings)  :: plectro {m}, palheta {f}
pledge {v} (to make a solemn promise)  :: prometer
pledge {n} (solemn promise)  :: promessa {f}, penhor {m}
pledge {n} (security to payment)  :: garantia {f}
-plegic {suffix} ( of -plegia)  :: -plégico
Pleiades {prop} (Greek mythology)  :: Plêiades {f}
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy)  :: Plêiades
plenary {adj} (fully attended)  :: plenário
plenary session {n} (plenary session)  :: sessão plenária {f}
plenipotentiary {n} (person invested with supreme authority)  :: plenipotenciário {m}
plenipotentiary {adj} (invested with full power)  :: plenipotenciário {m}
plentiful {adj} (existing in large number)  :: grande
plentiful {adj} (yelding abundance)  :: abundante, farto {m}
plenty {n} (a more than adequate amount)  :: abundância {f}
plenty {adj} (plentiful) SEE: plentiful  ::
pleonasm {n} (redundancy in wording)  :: pleonasmo {m}
pleonastic {adj} (of, or relating to pleonasm)  :: pleonástico
pleonastic {adj} (using an excess number of words)  :: pleonástico
pleroma {n} (the region of light above the world)  :: pleroma
plethora {n} (excess, abundance)  :: pletora {f}
pleura {n} (serous membrane that covers the lungs and thorax)  :: pleura {f}
pleural cavity {n} (body cavity)  :: cavidade pleural {f}
pleurisy {n} (inflammation of lung pleura)  :: pleurisia {f}, pleurite {f}
pliable {adj} (easily bent or formed)  :: maleável, moldável, flexível
pliers {n} (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand)  :: alicates {m-p}
plinth {n} (base for column, pedestal or statue)  :: plinto {m}, alaque {m}, soclo {m}
plinthosol {n} (soil type)  :: plintossolo {m}
Pliny {prop} (Roman praenomen)  :: Plínio
plosive {n} (consonant)  :: oclusiva {f}, plosiva {f}
plot {n} (course of a story)  :: argumento {m}, trama, enredo {m}
plot {n} (area of land used for building on or planting on)  :: lote {m}
plot {n} (graph or diagram)  :: diagrama {m}, gráfico {m}
plot {n} (secret plan to achieve an end)  :: complô {m}
plot {v} (transitive: to conceive)  :: conceber
plot {v} (to trace out a graph or diagram)  :: traçar
plot {v} (to mark a point on a graph)  :: marcar
plot twist {n} (change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot)  :: virada {f}, guinada {f}
plough {n} (device pulled through the ground)  :: arado {m}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting)  :: arar, lavrar
plough {v} (to use a plough)  :: arar, lavrar
Plough {prop} (Big Dipper) SEE: Big Dipper  ::
ploughing {n} (breaking of the ground into furrows)  :: aração {f}, aragem {f}
plov {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf  ::
plover {n} (wading bird of the family Charadriidae)  :: tarambola {f}, borrelho {m}
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plowman {n} (male plower)  :: arador {m}
plowshare {n} (cutting edge of a plow)  :: relha {f}
ploy {n} (strategy, tactic)  :: estratagema {m}
pluck {v} (to pull something sharply; to pull something out)  :: tirar
pluck {v} (to remove feathers from a bird)  :: depenar
pluck {n} (nerve, fortitude, persistence)  :: perseverança {f}
plucky {adj} (having or showing pluck)  :: ousado
plug {n} (electric connecting device)  :: ficha {f}, tomada {f}
plug {n} (hole filler)  :: tampão {m}
plug in {v} (connect an electrical device)  :: plugar
plug-in {n} (computer program addon)  :: plugin {m}
plum {n} (the fruit)  :: ameixa {f}
plum {n} (the tree)  :: ameixeira {f}
plum {n} ((slang) testicle)  :: bolas {f-p}
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin  ::
plumage {n} (feathers)  :: plumagem {f}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage)  :: bombeiro {m}, encanador {m}
plumber's helper {n} (plunger) SEE: plunger  ::
plumbery {n} (business of a plumber) SEE: plumbing  ::
plumbing {n} (pipes, etc, of a water/gas/sewage system in a building)  :: encanamento {m}
plum blossom {n} (the blossom of the Prunus mume)  :: flor de ameixeira {f}
plume {n} (feather)  :: pluma {f}
plume {n} (geology: upwelling of molten material)  :: pluma {f}
plume {v} (to congratulate oneself proudly)  :: emplumar-se
plume {v} (to adorn with plumes)  :: emplumar
plumed {adj} (having or decorated with a plume or plumes)  :: emplumado
plummet {n} (lead on a line, plumb bob, plummet line)  :: prumo {m}
plummet {v} (to drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly)  :: cair, despencar
plump {adj} (Having a full and rounded shape, chubby)  :: rechonchundo
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum  ::
plunder {v} (to take all the goods of, by force (as in war) (transitive))  :: saquear, pilhar
plunder {v} (to take by force or wrongfully)  :: saquear, pilhar
plunder {v} (to commit robbery or looting (intransitive))  :: pilhar, saquear
plunder {n} (instance of plundering)  :: saque {m}, pilhagem {f}
plunder {n} (loot attained by plundering)  :: saque {f}, butim {m}
plunge {v}  :: mergulhar, atirar(-se)
plunger {n} (device for removing blockages by suction)  :: desentupidor
pluperfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense  ::
pluperfect {n} (verb in this tense)  :: pretérito mais-que-perfeito {m}
pluperfect tense {n} (tense)  :: pretérito mais-que-perfeito, mais-que-perfeito {m}
plural {adj} (more than one)  :: plural
plural {n} (the plural number)  :: plural {m}
plural {n} (word in plural form)  :: plural {m}
plurale tantum {n} (a noun without a singular form)  :: plurale tantum {m}
pluridimensional {adj} (multidimensional) SEE: multidimensional  ::
plus {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign  ::
plus {conj} (arithmetic: sum)  :: mais
plus {conj} (in addition to)  :: mais
plus {adj} (being positive rather than negative or zero)  :: positivo
plus {adj} (positive, involving advantage)  :: positivo
plus {adj} (physics: electrically positive)  :: positivo {m}, positiva {f}
plush {n} (textile fabric)  :: peluche {f} [Portugal], pelúcia {f} [Brazil]
plush {n} (toy) SEE: plush toy  ::
plush toy {n} (child's soft toy with a plush covering)  :: peluche {f} [Portugal], pelúcia {f} [Brazil]
plus sign {n} (mathematical symbol)  :: sinal de mais
Plutarch {prop} (Greek historian)  :: Plutarco
Pluto {prop} (god)  :: Plutão {m}
Pluto {prop} (Kuiper belt object - a dwarf planet)  :: Plutão {m}
plutocracy {n} (government by the wealthy)  :: plutocracia {f}
plutocracy {n} (controlling class of the wealthy)  :: plutocracia {f}
plutocrat {n} (someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth)  :: plutocrata {m} {f}
plutodemocracy {n} (pseudodemocracy that is in fact a hypercapitalist plutocracy)  :: democracia plutocrática {f}, plutodemocracia {f}
plutonium {n} (chemical element)  :: plutónio {m}
pluviometer {n} (instrument)  :: pluviómetro {m} [Portugal], pluviômetro {m} [Brazil], pluvímetro {m}, udómetro {m} [Portugal], udômetro {m} [Brazil]
Pluviôse {prop} (the fifth month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: pluvioso {m}
plywood {n} (construction material)  :: compensado {m}
p.m. {abbr} (after noon)  :: p.m.
PMT {n} (premenstrual tension)  :: TPM {f}
pneumatic {adj} (of or relating to air or other gases)  :: pneumático {m}, pneumática {f}
pneumatic {adj} (of or relating to pneumatics)  :: pneumático {m}, pneumática {f}
pneumatic {adj} (powered by, or filled with compressed air)  :: pneumático {m}, pneumática {f}
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer  ::
pneumoconiosis {n} (disease of the lungs)  :: pneumoconiose {f}
pneumology {n} (the study of the respiratory system and organs)  :: pneumologia {f}
pneumonia {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: pneumonia {f}
pneumothorax {n} (presence of air inside the pleural cavity)  :: pneumotórax {m}
Po {prop} (longest river in Italy)  :: {m}
poach {v} (to cook in simmering liquid)  :: escalfar
poach {v} (to take game or fish illegally)  :: caçar/pescar furtivamente
poacher {n} (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally)  :: caçador furtivo {m}
poaching {n} (trespassing in search of game)  :: caça furtiva {f}
pocket {n} (bag stitched to an item of clothing)  :: bolso {m}
pocket {n} (billiards: net into which balls are struck)  :: caçapa {f}
pocket {n} (enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by another)  :: bolsão {m}
pocket {v} (to cause a ball to go into a pocket of a billiard table)  :: encaçapar
pocket {adj} (of a size suitable for putting into a pocket)  :: de bolso {m} {f}
pocketknife {n} (small knife whose blades or tools can fold in its handle)  :: canivete {m}
pocket money {n} (money given to a child)  :: mesada
pocket watch {n} (watch)  :: relógio de bolso {m}
pod {n} (seed case)  :: vagem {f}
pod {n} (small vehicle)  :: cápsula {f}
podcast {n} (podcast)  :: podcast {m}
Podgorica {prop} (capital city of Montenegro)  :: Podgorica {f}, Titogrado {f}
podiatry {n} (podiatry, care of the feet)  :: podologia {f}
podium {n} (platform)  :: pódio {m}
podium {n} (sports: steepled platform)  :: pódio {m}
podium {n} (sports: result amongst the best three)  :: pódio {m}
poem {n} (literary piece written in verse)  :: poema {m}, poesia {f}
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry)  :: poema {m}, poesia {f}
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing)  :: poema {m}, poesia {f}
poet {n} (person who writes poems)  :: poeta {m}, poetisa {f}
poetaster {n} (unskilled poet)  :: poetastro {m}, poetaço {m}
poetess {n} (female poet)  :: poetisa {f}
poetic {adj} (relating to poetry)  :: poético {m}, poética {f}
poetic {adj} (characteristic of poets)  :: poético {m}, poética {f}
poetic justice {n} (the rewarding of virtue and the punishment of vice, especially in an ironic manner)  :: justiça poética {f}
poetic licence {n} (departure from convention)  :: licença poética {f}
poetry {n} (class of literature)  :: poesia {f}
poetry {n} (composition in verse or language exhibiting conscious attention to patterns)  :: poesia {f}
poetry {n} (poetical quality, artistic and/or artful, which appeals or stirs the imagination)  :: poesia {f}, poeticidade {f}
pogrom {n} (riot with the intent to massacre or terrorize a certain group, usually Jews)  :: pogrom {m}
poignant {adj} (sharp-pointed; keen)  :: pontiagudo
poignant {adj} (incisive; penetrating)  :: incisivo, penetrante, agudo
poignant {adj} (neat; eloquent; applicable; relevant)  :: claro, eloquente, penetrante
poignant {adj} (evoking strong mental sensation)  :: pungente, emocionante, comovente
poignant {adj} (piquant; pungent)  :: pungente, picante
poignant {adj} (piercing)  :: penetrante
poignant {adj} (inducing sharp physical pain)  :: doloroso
poinsettia {n} (plant)  :: bico-de-papagaio {m}, poinsétia {f}
point {n} (particular moment in an event or occurrence)  :: momento {}
point {n} (opinion which adds to the discussion)  :: ponto {m}
point {n} (smallest quantity of something)  :: pingo {m}
point {n} (tiny amount of time)  :: milésimo {m}, instante {m}
point {n} (location or place)  :: ponto {m}
point {n} (geometry: zero-dimensional object)  :: ponto {m}
point {n} (purpose or objective)  :: propósito {m}, objetivo {m}
point {n} (full stop)  :: ponto final {m}
point {n} (something tiny)  :: pontinha {f}
point {n} (tenth part)  :: décimo {m}
point {n} (unit of scoring in a game or competition)  :: ponto {m}
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.))  :: vírgula {f}
point {n} (typography: unit of size)  :: ponto {m}
point {n} (sharp tip)  :: ponta {f}
point {n} (any projecting extremity)  :: ponta {f}
point {n} (peninsula)  :: península {f}
point {n} (compass point)  :: direção {f}
point {n} (railroad switch)  :: agulha {f}
point {v} (to extend finger)  :: apontar para, indicar
point {v} (direct)  :: apontar
point-blank {adj} (so close that a weapon may be aimed directly at its target)  :: a queima-roupa
pointed {adj} (sharp)  :: pontudo, apontado
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice  ::
pointer {n} (anything that points or is used for pointing)  :: ponteiro {m}
pointer {n} (of a timepiece or measuring device)  :: ponteiro {m}
pointer {n} (dog)  :: pointer {m}
pointer {n} (computer programming: variable that stores the address of another variable)  :: ponteiro {m}
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: cursor  ::
pointless {adj} (having no point or sharp tip)  :: sem ponta
pointless {adj} (having no purpose)  :: inútil
point of inflection {n} (point on a curve)  :: ponto de inflexão {m}
point of view {n} (A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint)  :: ponto de vista {m}
point of view {n} (An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs)  :: ponto de vista {m}
point of view {n} (The perspective from which a narrative is related)  :: ponto de vista {m}
point out {v} (identify with a bodily gesture)  :: apontar
point-set topology {n} (field of topology)  :: topologia geral {f}
poise {n} (a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity)  :: poise {m}
poison {n} (substance harmful to a living organism)  :: veneno {m}, peçonha {f}, tóxico {m}
poison {v} (to use poison to kill or paralyse)  :: envenenar, empeçonhar, intoxicar
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock  ::
poisoning {n} (administration of a poison)  :: envenenamento {m}
poisoning {n} (state of being poisoned)  :: envenenamento {m}
poisonous {adj} (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous)  :: tóxico, venenoso
Poitiers {prop} (City in France)  :: Poitiers
poke {v} (to jab with an object such as a finger or a stick)  :: cutucar
poke {v} (to poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning)  :: atiçar
poke {v} (rummage) SEE: rummage  ::
poker {n} (metal rod for poking)  :: atiçador {m}, tiçoeiro {m}
poker {n} (one who pokes)  :: cutucador
poker {n} (card game)  :: pôquer {m}, póquer {m}
poker face {n} (impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing)  :: cara de pau {mf}
Polabian {prop} (West Slavic language)  :: polábio {m}
Poland {prop} (European country)  :: Polónia {f} [Portugal], Polônia {f} [Brazil]
polao {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf  ::
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus)  :: urso-polar {m}, urso-branco {m}
polar cap {n} (high-latitude region covered by ice)  :: calota polar
polar coordinates {n}  :: coordenadas polares {f-p}
polar fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
Polaris {prop} (star)  :: Polaris
polarity {n} (separation, alignment)  :: polaridade {f}
polarity {n} (one of two extremes)  :: polaridade {f}
polarity {n} (chemistry: dipole-dipole intermolecular force)  :: polaridade {f}
polarization {n} (production or condition of polarity)  :: polarização
polarization {n} (production of polarized light)  :: polarização
polarization {n} (separation of positive and negative charges)  :: polarização
polarization {n} (grouping of opinions into two extremes)  :: polarização
polder {n} (area of ground reclaimed from a sea or lake by means of dikes)  :: pólder {m} [Portugal], pôlder {m} [Brazil]
pole {n} (long and slender object)  :: vara {f}
pole {n} (type of fishing rod)  :: caniço {m}
pole {v} (propel by pushing with poles)  :: varear
pole {n} (extreme of an axis)  :: polo {m}, extremidade {f}
pole {n} (magnetic point)  :: polo {m}
pole {n} (contact on an electrical device)  :: polo {m}
pole {n} (isolated point (complex analysis))  :: polo {m}
Pole {n} (person from Poland)  :: polonês {m}, polonesa {f} [Brazil], polaco {f}, polaca {f}
polecat {n} (Mustela putorius)  :: toirão
polecat {n} (skunk) SEE: skunk  ::
pole dance {n} (dancing centred around a pole)  :: dança do cano {f}, dança do poste {f}
polemarch {n} (military commander in chief in ancient Athens)  :: polemarca {m}
polemic {n} (argument or controversy)  :: polémica {f} [Portugal], polêmica {f} [Brazil]
polemic {adj} (having the characteristics of a polemic)  :: polémico polêmico [Brasil]
Pole Star {prop} (star)  :: Estrela Polar {f}
pole vault {n} (jumping event where an athlete vaults over a high bar with the aid of a pole)  :: salto com vara {m}
police {n} (an organisation that enforces the law)  :: polícia {f}
police car {n} (automobile used by a police officer)  :: viatura {f}
police dog {n} (trained dog for police work)  :: cão policial {m}
policeman {n} (a member of a police force)  :: policial {m}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency)  :: polícia {m} {f}, policial {m} {f}, agente {m} {f}
police state {n} (nation whose government controls people by police)  :: estado policial {m}
police station {n} (building of police force)  :: delegacia de polícia {f}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer)  :: polícia {m} {f} [Portugal], policial {m} {f} [Brazil]
policy {n} (principle of conduct)  :: política {f}
policy {n} (prudent conduct)  :: política {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance document)  :: apólice {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance  ::
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies)  :: decisor político, responsável político
poliomyelitis {n} (infection by the poliovirus)  :: poliomielite {f}
polis {n} (a city or city-state)  :: pólis {f}
polish {n} (substance used to polish)  :: cera {f}, graxa {f}
polish {n} (cleanliness; smoothness; shininess)  :: polimento {m}
polish {n} (cleanliness in performance or presentation)  :: polimento {m}
polish {v} (make a surface smooth or shiny)  :: polir
polish {v} (to refine; improve imperfections from)  :: polir
Polish {adj} (of Poland or its language)  :: polonês, polaco
Polish {prop} (the language of Poland)  :: polonês {m}, polaco {m}
Polishness {n} (quality of being Polish)  :: polonidade {f}
Polish notation {n} (notation for arithmetic formulae)  :: notação polonesa
politburo {n} (the governing Communist council)  :: politburo {m}
polite {adj} (well-mannered)  :: educado, polido, cortês
politeness {n} (act of being polite)  :: educação {f}
political {adj} (concerning or relating to politics)  :: político
political {adj} (motivated by political calculation)  :: político
political asylum {n} (protection, by a sovereign state)  :: asilo político {m}
political correctness {n} (being politically correct)  :: politicamente correto {m}, correção política {f}
politically {adv} (in a political manner)  :: politicamente
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively)  :: politicamente correto
political party {n} (political organization)  :: partido {m}, partido político {m}
political prisoner {n} (person)  :: preso político
political science {n} (study of politics)  :: ciência política {f}
political scientist {n} (political science expert)  :: cientista político {m}
politician {n} (one engaged in politics)  :: político {m}
politicize {v} (to give something political characteristics)  :: politizar
politicize {v} (to make someone politically active)  :: politizar
politics {n} (a methodology and activities associated with running a government)  :: política {f}
politology {n} (political science) SEE: political science  ::
polity {n} (an organizational structure of the government)  :: regime {m}
polity {n} (politically organized unit)  :: estado {m}
polka {n} (dance)  :: polca {f}
polka {n} (music for this dance)  :: polca {f}
poll {n} (An election or a survey of a particular group)  :: enquete {f}, sondagem, sugestões, inquérito, avaliação, votação {f}
poll {n} (place to vote)  :: urna {m}
pollen {n} (fine granular substance produced in flowers)  :: pólen {m}
pollical {adj} (of the thumb)  :: polegar
pollinate {v} (To apply pollen to)  :: polinizar
pollination {n} (transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma)  :: polinização {f}
pollutable {adj} (capable of being polluted)  :: poluível
pollutant {n} (something that pollutes)  :: poluente {m}
pollute {v} (to make something harmful)  :: contaminar, poluir
pollute {v} (to make something or somewhere less suitable)  :: poluir, sujar
pollute {adj} (polluted)  :: poluído {m}, poluída {f}
polluted {adj} (defiled)  :: poluído
polluter {n} (subject that pollutes)  :: poluidor {m}
pollution {n} (the contamination of the environment by harmful substances)  :: poluição {f}
pollution {n} (something that pollutes; pollutant)  :: poluente {m}
pollution {n} (archaic: physical defilement)  :: poluição {f}
pollution {n} (medicine, obsolete: emission of semen at other times than in sexual intercourse)  :: polução {f}
Pollux {prop} (Dioscuri)  :: Pólux {m}
Pollux {prop} (Star)  :: Pólux
polo {n} (ball game)  :: pólo {m}
polonaise {n} (dance)  :: polonesa
polonium {n} (chemical element)  :: polónio {m}
poltergeist {n} (a disruptive ghost)  :: poltergeist {m}
poltroon {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly  ::
poly- {prefix} (many)  :: poli-
polyamory {n} (practices involving relationships with multiple partners)  :: poliamor
polyandrous {adj} (Of or pertaining to polyandry)  :: poliandro, poliândrico
polyandry {n} (plurality of husbands at the same time)  :: poliandria {f}
polyarthritis {n} (arthritis affecting five or more joints)  :: poliartrite {f}
polychete {n} (annelids of the class Polychaeta)  :: poliqueta {f}
polycladous {adj}  :: policlado
polyclinic {n} (a clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated)  :: policlínica {f}
polyester {n} (polymer)  :: poliéster {m}
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene)  :: polietileno {m}
polygamy {n} (the having of a plurality of socially bonded sexual partners at the same time)  :: poligamia {f}
polygamy {n} (polygyny) SEE: polygyny  ::
polyglot {adj} (Versed in, or speaking, many languages)  :: poliglota
polyglot {adj} (Containing, or made up of, several languages)  :: multilíngue
polyglot {n} (one who masters, notably speaks, several languages)  :: poliglota {m} {f}
polygon {n} (plane figure bounded by straight edges)  :: polígono {m}
polygonal {adj} (having many angles)  :: poligonal
polygynous {adj} (plurality of wives at the same time)  :: poliginia {f}
polygyny {n} (plurality of wives at the same time)  :: poliginia {f}
polyhedron {n} (geometry: solid figure)  :: poliedro {m}
Polyhymnia {prop} (muse of sacred music)  :: Polímnia {f}, Poliímnia {f}
polymath {n} (person with extraordinarily broad and comprehensive knowledge)  :: polímata {m} {f}, polímato {m}
polymer {n} (molecule consisting of many identical monomers)  :: polímero {m}
polymerase {n} (enzyme that catalyses the formation of polymers)  :: polimerase
polymerase chain reaction {n}  :: reacção em cadeia da polimerase
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer  ::
polymorphic {adj} (relating to polymorphism)  :: polimórfico {m}, polimórfica {f}
polymorphism {n} (ability to assume different forms or shapes)  :: polimorfismo {m}
polymorphism {n} (biology: coexistence of two or more distinct forms independent of sex)  :: polimorfismo {m}
polymorphism {n} (computer science: feature of object-oriented programming)  :: polimorfismo {m}
polymorphism {n} (crystallography: ability of a material to exist in more than one form)  :: polimorfismo {m}
polymorphism {n} (genetics: regular existence of two or more different genotypes within a given species or population)  :: polimorfismo
polymorphous {adj} (Having, or occurring in, several distinct forms)  :: polimorfo
Polynesia {prop} (part of Oceania)  :: Polinésia
Polynesian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Polynesia)  :: polinésio
Polynesian {n} (person from Polynesia)  :: polinésio {m}
Polynesian {n} (language group of Polynesia)  :: polinésio {m}
polynomial {adj} (in algebra)  :: polinomial
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression)  :: polinómio {m}
polyp {n} (growth)  :: pólipo {m}
polyp {n} (coelenterate)  :: pólipo {m}
polyphonic {adj} (of or relating to polyphony)  :: polifônico
polypore {n} (tough, leathery, poroid mushroom)  :: poliporo {m}
polyptoton {n} (stylistic scheme)  :: poliptoto {m}
polyptych {n} (a work consisting of multiple painted or carved panels joined together)  :: políptico {m}
polyseme {n} (word/phrase with multiple meanings)  :: polissema {m}
polysemic {adj} (having a number of meanings, interpretations or understandings)  :: polissémico [Portugal], polissêmico [Brazil]
polysemically {adv} (in a polysemic manner)  :: polissemicamente
polysemous {adj} (having multiple meanings)  :: polissémico [Portugal], polissêmico [Brazil]
polysemy {n} (ability to have multiple meanings)  :: polissemia {f}
polystyrene {n} (polymer)  :: poliestireno {m}
polysyllabic {adj} (having more than one syllable)  :: polissilábico, polissílabo
polysyndeton {n} (the use of many conjunctions to achieve an overwhelming effect in a sentence)  :: polissíndeto {m}
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic)  :: polissintético
polytheism {n} (belief in the existence of many gods)  :: politeísmo {m}
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polytope {n} (geometric shape)  :: politopo {m}
polytrauma {n} (multiple traumatic injuries)  :: politraumatismo {m}, politrauma {m}
polyurethane {n} (any of various polymeric resins containing urethane links)  :: poliuretano {m}
Pombaline cage {n} (a symmetrical wood-lattice framework aimed at distributing earthquake force)  :: gaiola pombalina {f}
pome {n} (type of fruit)  :: pomo {m}
pomegranate {n} (shrub/tree)  :: romãzeira {f}, romeira {f}
pomegranate {n} (fruit)  :: romã {f}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit  ::
pomelo {n} (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis)  :: pomelo {m}
Pomerania {prop} (region of Europe on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea)  :: Pomerânia {f}
Pomerelia {prop} (historical region in Pomerania)  :: Pomerélia
pomerium {n} (tract of land denoting the formal, sacral ambit of a Roman city)  :: pomério {m}
pommel {n} (round handle or knob)  :: castão
pomology {n}  :: pomologia
pompano {n} (carangid)  :: xaréu {m}
Pompeii {prop} (a historical city)  :: Pompeia {f}
pompous {adj} (affectedly grand)  :: pomposo {m}
ponce {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
poncho {n} (simple garment of cloth)  :: poncho {m}
pond {n} (small lake)  :: lagoa {f}, tanque {m}
ponder {v} (to think deeply)  :: ponderar
ponder {v} (to consider carefully)  :: ponderar
ponderous {adj} (dull or boring)  :: enfadonho {m}
ponderous {adj} (dense) SEE: dense  ::
Pondicherry {prop} (Puducherry) SEE: Puducherry  ::
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider  ::
poniard {n} (dagger)  :: punhal
Ponta Delgada {prop} (city and municipality)  :: Ponta Delgada
pontiff {n} (pope)  :: pontífice
pontoon {n} (floating structure supporting a bridge or dock)  :: pontão {m}
Pontus {prop} (god of the sea)  :: Ponto {m}
Pontus {prop} (a region on the southern coast of the Black Sea)  :: Ponto {m}
pony {n} (small horse)  :: pônei {m}
ponytail {n} (hairstyle)  :: rabo-de-cavalo {m}
poo {n} (faecal matter)  :: totô {m}
pooch {n} (slang: dog)  :: totó {m}
pood {n} (Russian unit of mass)  :: pud {m}
poodle {n} (any of various breeds of poodle)  :: poodle {m}
poof {n} (A male homosexual.)  :: bicha
Pooh {prop} (short for Winnie the Pooh)  :: Puff {m}, Pooh {m}
pool {n} (body of water)  :: piscina
pool {n} (small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle)  :: poça {f}
pool {n} (supply of resources)  :: fornecer
pool {v} (to put together)  :: reunir
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool  ::
poop {v} (to defecate)  :: fazer cocô
poop {n} (feces) SEE: poo  ::
poop {n} (stern) SEE: stern  ::
poop {v} (to break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
poop deck {n} (stern deck on top of the cabin(s))  :: castelo de popa {m}
poor {adj} (with no possessions or money)  :: pobre, necessitado {m}, humilde
poor {adj} (to be pitied)  :: pobre [precedes the noun]
poor {adj} (of low quality)  :: fraco {m}, ruim
poor {n} (those with no possessions)  :: pobres {m-p}
poor as a church mouse {adj} (very poor)  :: paupérrimo
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill  ::
poor thing {n} (someone or something to be pitied)  :: pobrezinho {m}, tadinho {m}, coitadinho {m}
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit  ::
pop {n} (loud, sharp sound)  :: alto {m}
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
popcorn {n} (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating)  :: pipoca {f}
pop culture {n} (popular culture) SEE: popular culture  ::
pope {n} (head of the Roman Catholic Church)  :: papa {m}
pope {n} (Russian Orthodox priest)  :: pope {m}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope)  :: papamóvel {m}
Popeye {prop} (tough cartoon sailor)  :: Popeye {m}
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker  ::
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot  ::
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus)  :: choupo {m}
pop music {n} (music intended for or accepted by a wide audience)  :: pop {m}, música pop {f}
poppy {n} (plant)  :: papoula {f}
poppyseed {n} (the seed of the poppy)  :: semente de papoula {f}
popsicle {n} (serving of frozen juice on a stick)  :: picolé {m}
pop someone's cherry {v} (deflower) SEE: deflower  ::
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population  ::
populace {n} (common people)  :: povão {m} [pejorative]
popular {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people)  :: popular
popular {adj} (aimed at the general public)  :: popular
popular {adj} (adapted to the means of the common people; cheap)  :: popular
popular {adj} (liked by many people)  :: popular
popular culture {n} (prevailing vernacular culture)  :: cultura popular {f}
popularise {v} (to make popular)  :: popularizar
popularity {n} (the quality or state of being popular)  :: popularidade {f}
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion  ::
populate {v} (to supply with inhabitants)  :: povoar
population {n} (all people living within a political or geographical boundary)  :: população {f}
population {n} (biology: collection of organisms)  :: população {f}
population {n} (number of residents in a given area)  :: população {f}
population {n} (statistics: greater group of units from which a sample can be drawn)  :: população {f}
population density {n} (average number of people per area)  :: densidade demográfica {f}
populism {n} (a political doctrine or philosophy)  :: populismo {m}
populous {adj} (having a large population)  :: populoso
porbeagle {n} (Lamna nasus)  :: tubarão-golfinho
porcelain {n} (hard, white, translucent ceramic)  :: porcelana {f}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material)  :: porcelana {f}
porch {n} (a covered and enclosed entrance to a building)  :: alpendre {m}
porcine {adj} (of or pertaining to the pig)  :: porcino, suíno
porcine {adj} (morbidly obese)  :: gordíssimo
porcupine {n} (large rodent)  :: porco-espinho {m}
pore {n} (a tiny opening in the skin)  :: poro {m}
pore {n} (by extension any small opening)  :: poro {m}
pork {n} (meat of a pig)  :: carne de porco {f}, porco {m}
pork rind {n} (food made from pork skin)  :: torresmos {m-p}
porn {n} (pornography)  :: pornô
porn {n} (pornographic work)  :: pornô {m}
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography  ::
porno {n} (pornography)  :: pornô {m}
porno {n} (pornographic film)  :: pornô {m}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography)  :: pornógrafo {m}, pornógrafa {f}
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity)  :: pornográfico
pornography {n} (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent)  :: pornografia {f}
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films)  :: estrela pornô {f}
porosity {n} (state of being porous)  :: porosidade {f}
porosity {n} (measure of how porous a material is)  :: porosidade {f}
porous {adj} (full of tiny pores)  :: poroso
porpoise {n} (cetacean)  :: toninha {f}
porridge {n} (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal)  :: mingau
port {n} (dock or harbour)  :: porto {m}
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel when facing the front)  :: bombordo {m}
port {n} (opening where a connection is made)  :: abertura {f}, passagem {f}
port {n} (computing: logical or physical construct into and from which data are transferred)  :: porta {f}
port {n} (fortified wine)  :: vinho do Porto {m}
port {n} (entryway, portal) SEE: portal  ::
port {n} (port city) SEE: port city  ::
portable {adj} (able to be carried or moved)  :: portátil, portável
portable {adj} (running on multiple systems)  :: portável
portable toilet {n} (portable toilet, see also: toilet)  :: banheiro químico {m}
portal {n} (grandiose entrance)  :: portal {m}
portal {n} (entry point)  :: portal {m}
portal {n} (website)  :: portal {m}
portal {n} (vein)  :: veia porta {f}, porta {f}
porta-potty {n} (portable toilet) SEE: portable toilet  ::
Port-au-Prince {prop} (capital of Haiti)  :: Porto Príncipe {m}
port city {n} (city built around a port)  :: porto {m}
portcullis {n} (gate in the form of a grating)  :: grade levadiça {f}
porter {n} (person who carries luggage)  :: carregador {m}
porter {n} (person in control of a building entrance)  :: porteiro {m}
porter {n} (strong, dark ale weaker than a stout)  :: pórter {m}
porter {n} ((Ireland) another name for stout) SEE: stout  ::
portfolio {n} (case)  :: porta-fólio {m}
portfolio {n} (collection)  :: portfólio {m}
portfolio {n} (post)  :: pasta {f}
portfolio {n} (investments)  :: portfólio {m}, porta-fólio {m}
portico {n} (small space with a roof supported by columns, serving as the entrance to a building)  :: pórtico {m}
portion {n} (allocated amount)  :: porção {f}
Portland cement {n} (cement made by heating and pulverizing limestone and clay)  :: cimento Portland {m}
Port Louis {prop} (The capital of Mauritius)  :: Port Louis {f}
portmanteau {n} (case)  :: maleta {f}, valise {f}
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word  ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words)  :: [Portugal] palavra-valise {f}, [Portugal] amálgama {m} {f}, [Brazil] siglonimização {f}
Port Moresby {prop} (capital of Papua New Guinea)  :: Port Moresby {f}
Port of Spain {prop} (The capital of Trinidad and Tobago)  :: Porto de Espanha
Porto-Novo {prop} (the official capital of Benin)  :: Porto Novo {f}, Porto-Novo {f}
Porto Velho {prop} (capital of Rondônia, Brazil)  :: Porto Velho {m}
portrait {n} (painting of a person)  :: retrato {m}
portray {v} (to paint or draw the likeness of)  :: retratar
portress {n} (a female porter)  :: porteira {f}
Portsmouth {prop} (city in southern England)  :: Portsmouth {f}
Portugal {prop} (country)  :: Portugal {m}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the region of Portugal)  :: português, lusitano {m}, lusitânico {m}, luso {m}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the people of Portugal)  :: português {m}, lusitano {m}, lusitânico {m}, luso {m}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the Portuguese language)  :: português, lusitano {m}, lusitânico {m}, luso {m}
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal)  :: português {m}, portuguesa {f}, luso {m}, lusitano {m}
Portuguese {prop} (the language)  :: português {m}
Portuguese man-of-war {n} (Physalia physalis)  :: caravela-portuguesa {f}
Portuguese oak {n} (Quercus faginea)  :: carvalho-português {m}, cerquinho {m}
Portuguese Republic {prop} (official name of Portugal)  :: República Portuguesa {f}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} (Portuguese Water Dog)  :: Cão de água português {m}, Cão d'água português {m}
Portuguese West Africa {prop} (former country)  :: África Ocidental Portuguesa {f}
Portuguesism {n} (Portuguese attitudes and beliefs)  :: portuguesismo {m}
Portuguesism {n} (a word or phrase characteristic of Portuguese)  :: portuguesismo {m}
Portuñol {prop} (the language)  :: portunhol {m}
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal)  :: vinho do Porto {m}
pose {v} (set in place, arrange)  :: pousar, colocar
pose {v} (ask, set (a test or quiz))  :: perguntar
Poseidon {prop} (the god of the sea)  :: Poseidon {m}, Posídon {m}, Possêidon {m}, Posidão {m}
posh {adj} (stylish, elegant, exclusive)  :: chique
posit {n} (A postulate)  :: postulado {m}
posit {v} (Postulate)  :: postular
posit {v} (Suggest)  :: propor
position {n} (place, location)  :: posição {f}
position {n} (status or rank)  :: posição {f}
position {n} (post of employment)  :: cargo {m}
position {n} (stand)  :: posição {f}
position {n} (posture)  :: posição {f}
position {n} (place on a playing field)  :: posição {f}
position {v} (to put into place)  :: posicionar
positive {adj} (legal: formally laid down)  :: positivo
positive {adj} (mathematics: greater than zero)  :: positivo
positive {adj} (characterised by constructiveness)  :: positivo
positive {adj} (physics: having more protons than electrons)  :: positivo
positive {adj} (grammar: describing the primary sense)  :: positivo
positively {adv} (in a positive manner)  :: positivamente
positively {adv} (with certainty)  :: certamente
positivism {n} (philosophical doctrine)  :: positivismo {m}
positivism {n} (school of thought in jurisprudence) SEE: legal positivism  ::
positivist {n} (a believer in positivism)  :: positivista {mf}
positron {n} (positron)  :: [Brazil] pósitron {m}, [Portugal] positrão {m}
possess {v} (to have; to have ownership of)  :: possuir, ter
possess {v} (to take control of someone's body or mind)  :: possuir
possessed {adj} (controlled by evil spirits)  :: possuído
possessing {v} (present participle of possess)  :: possuindo
possession {n} (control or occupancy without legal ownership)  :: invasão {f}
possession {n} (something that is owned)  :: possessão {f}, posse
possession {n} (ownership; taking, holding, keeping something as one's own)  :: possessão {f}, posse
possession {n} (a territory under the rule of another country)  :: possessão {f}, domínio {m}
possession {n} (the state of being possessed by a spirit or demon)  :: possessão {f}
possessive {adj} (grammar: indicating possession)  :: possessivo {m}
possessive {adj} (unwilling to yield possession of)  :: possessivo
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case  ::
possessive case {n} (case used to express direct possession)  :: caso possessivo {m}
possessive pronoun {n} (pronoun which expresses possession)  :: pronome possessivo {m}
possessor {n} (One who possesses)  :: possuidor {m}, possessor {m}
possibility {n} (quality of being possible)  :: possibilidade {f}
possible {adj} (able but not certain to happen)  :: possível
possible {adj} (capable of being done or achieved; feasible)  :: possível
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false) SEE: perhaps  ::
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum  ::
post {n} (long dowel or plank protruding from the ground)  :: mourão {m} [of a fence], estaca {f} [small], poste {m} [big]
post {n} ((construction) stud; two-by-four)  :: sarrafo {m}, ripa {f}
post {v} (to send to an electronic forum)  :: postar, publicar
post {n} (method of delivering mail)  :: correio {m}, postagem {f}
post {n} (individual message in a forum)  :: post {m}, publicação
post {v} (to send mail)  :: postar, publicar
post {v} ((Internet) to publish a message)  :: postar
post {n} (assigned station)  :: posto {m}
post- {prefix} (later)  :: pós-
postage {n} (charge)  :: porte {m}
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid)  :: selo {m}
postal {adj} (relating to mail)  :: postal
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode  ::
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox  ::
postcard {n} (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope)  :: cartão-postal {m}, postal {m}
postcode {n} (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address)  :: código postal {m}, código de endereçamento postal {m}, CEP {m}
postdoctoral {adj} (after receiving a doctorate)  :: pós-doutoral {m} {f}
poster {n} (advertisement, see also: placard)  :: cartaz, propaganda
poster {n} (picture intended to be attached to a wall)  :: cartaz
posterior {adj} (located towards the rear)  :: posterior
posterior {adj} (following in order or time)  :: posterior
posterity {n} (all the future generations)  :: posteridade {f}
postgraduate {n} (a person continuing to study after completing a degree)  :: pós-graduando {m}
posthumous {adj} (born after one's father's death)  :: póstumo {m}
posthumous {adj} (taking place after one's death)  :: póstumo
posthumous {adj} (in reference to a work, published after the author's death)  :: póstumo
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman  ::
postmark {n} (marking made by a postal service on a letter)  :: carimbo {m}
postmodern {adj} (Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of postmodernism)  :: pós-moderno
postmodernism {n} (a style of art, literature, etc)  :: pós-modernismo {m}
postnatal {adj} (of or pertaining to the period immediately after birth)  :: pós-natal
post office {n} (place)  :: estação de correios {f}, correio {m}
post office {n} (organization)  :: correios {m-p}
post office box {n} (box hired as collection point for mail)  :: caixa de coleta {f}
postoperative {adj} (of, pertaining to, or occurring in the period after a surgical operation)  :: pós-operatório
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event)  :: postergar, adiar
postposition {n} ((grammar) words that come after the noun)  :: posposição {f}
post-production {n} (stages of film production happening between the actual filming and the completed film)  :: pós-produção {f}
postscript {n} (addendum to a letter)  :: pós-escrito {m}
postscriptum {n} (after the writing)  :: pós-escrito {m}, postscriptum {m}
posttest {n} (a test given after an event or experience)  :: pós-teste {m}
posttranslational {adj} (Of or pertaining to the period after a protein has been translated from mRNA)  :: pós-traducional
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation)  :: transtorno de estresse pós-traumático {m}
postulate {n} (something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted)  :: postulado {m}
postulate {n} (fundamental element; basic principle)  :: postulado {m}
postulate {n} (logic: an axiom)  :: postulado {m}, axioma {m}
postulate {v} (To assume as a premise)  :: postular
postulate {v} (To demand or claim)  :: postular
postural {adj} (relating to posture)  :: postural
posture {n} (position of body)  :: postura {f}
post-war {adj} (pertaining to a period following the end of a war)  :: pós-bélico
pot {n} (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.)  :: pote {m}, panela [for cooking]
pot {n} (trap for crabs and other seafood)  :: covo {m}
pot {n} (marijuana)  :: maconha {f}, erva {f}
pot {n} (crucible) SEE: crucible  ::
pot {n} (plaster cast) SEE: plaster cast  ::
potable {adj} (good for drinking)  :: potável, bebível
potash {n} (pot ash)  :: potassa {f}
potassium {n} (the chemical element)  :: potássio {m}
potassium hydroxide {n} (potassium hydroxide)  :: hidróxido de potássio {m}
potassium nitrate {n} (potassium nitrate)  :: salitre
potato {n} (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable)  :: batata {f}
potato chip {n} (potato crisp) SEE: potato crisp  ::
potato crisp {n} (thin fried slice of potato)  :: batata frita {f}
potato salad {n} (salad made from chopped boiled potatoes)  :: salada de batata {f}
potayto, potahto {interj} (to suggest a distinction without a difference) SEE: tomayto, tomahto  ::
pot calling the kettle black {n} (situation in which somebody accuses someone else of a fault shared by the accuser)  :: roto falando do esfarrapado (the broken one talking about the shabby one), o sujo falando do mal lavado (the dirty one talking about the poorly washed one)
potent {adj} (causing body effect)  :: potente
potentate {n} (a powerful leader)  :: potentado {m}, soberano {m}
potential {n} (currently unrealized ability)  :: potencial {m}
potential {n} (physics: the radial component of a gravitational field)  :: potencial {m}
potential {n} (energy of a unit electrical charge)  :: potencial {m}
potential {adj} (existing in possibility)  :: potencial
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position)  :: energia potencial {f}
potentially {adv} (in a manner showing much potential; with the possibility of happening in a given way)  :: potencialmente
pothead {n} (a person who smokes cannabis frequently)  :: maconheiro
pothole {n} (a hole in a road)  :: buraco (na estrada) {m}
potion {n} (small portion or dose of a liquid which is medicinal, poisonous, or magical)  :: poção
potlatch {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share)  :: festa americana {f}
potluck {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share) SEE: potlatch  ::
potpourri {n} (collection of various things)  :: pot-pourri {m}
potpourri {n} (a medley of songs or music)  :: potpourri, pot-pourri
Potsdam {prop} (city)  :: Potsdam {f}
potsherd {n} (piece of ceramic from pottery)  :: caco {m}
potter {n} (one who makes pots and ceramic wares)  :: oleiro {m}, oleira {f}, ceramista {m} {f}
Potter {prop} (surname)  :: Potter
potter around {v} (to be gently active aimlessly) SEE: putter around  ::
pottery {n} (fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed)  :: cerâmica {f}
pottery {n} (workshop where pottery is made)  :: olaria {f}
pottery {n} (practise or craft of making pottery)  :: cerâmica {f}
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom  ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
potty {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse  ::
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane  ::
potty {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine  ::
potty {n} (children's chamberpot)  :: penico {m}
potty {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
pouch {n} (small bag)  :: bolsa {f}, malote {m}
pouch {n} (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young)  :: bolsa {f}
poultice {n} (A poultice or plaster)  :: emplastro, emplasto, cataplasma
poultry {n} (birds)  :: ave doméstica {f}, ave de capoeira {f}, ave de corte {f}
poultry {n} (meat)  :: carne de ave {f}
pounce {v} (To leap into the air intending to seize someone or something)  :: dar o bote
pounce {v} (To attack suddenly)  :: dar o bote
pounce {v} (To eagerly seize an opportunity)  :: dar o bote
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois))  :: libra {f}
pound {n} (unit of currency)  :: libra {f}, libra esterlina {f}
pound {n} (place for the detention of stray animals)  :: abrigo {m}, carrocinha
pound {n} (place for detention of automobiles)  :: pátio {m}
pound {v} (to strike hard repeatedly)  :: bater
pound {v} (crush to pieces)  :: triturar, pulverizar
pound {v} (slang: eat or drink quickly)  :: devorar
pound {n} (hard blow)  :: batida {f}
pound {n} (US: symbol #) SEE: hash  ::
pound sign {n} (symbol #) SEE: hash  ::
pound sterling {n} (currency of the UK)  :: libra esterlina {f}
pour {v} (to cause to flow in a stream)  :: despejar, entornar
pour {v} (to send forth as in a stream or a flood)  :: despejar
pour {v} (to send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly)  :: despejar
pour {v} (to flow, pass or issue in or as a stream)  :: afluir, escorrer
pour {n} (a stream, or something like a stream; a flood)  :: despejamento {m}
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire  ::
pour out {v} (distribute or spread (something), as if it were a liquid)  :: despejar
pout {v} (push out one’s lips)  :: fazer beiço
pout {v} (sulk, (pretend to) be ill-tempered)  :: amuar
pout {n} (facial expression)  :: beiço {m}
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy)  :: Planície Padana {f}
poverty {n} (quality or state of being poor)  :: pobreza {f}
poverty {n} (deficiency of elements)  :: pobreza {f}
powder {n} (fine particles of any dry substance)  :: {m}
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder  ::
powdered {adj} (which has been made into a powder)  :: em pó {m} {f}
powdered {adj} (which has been covered with powder)  :: empoado
powdered milk {n} (dairy product) SEE: milk powder  ::
powdered sugar {n} (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc)  :: açúcar de confeiteiro {m}
power {n} (capability or influence)  :: poder {m}
power {n} (control, particularly legal or political)  :: poder {m}
power {n} (influential nation, company etc.)  :: potência {f}
power {n} (physical force or strength)  :: força {f}, potência {f}
power {n} (electricity, electricity supply)  :: força {f}, corrente {f}, eletricidade {f}
power {n} (physics: measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy)  :: potência {f}
power {n} (physics: rate to magnify an optical image)  :: potência {f}
power {n} (maths: product of equal factors)  :: potência {f}
power {n} (statistics: probability of correctly rejecting the null hypothesis)  :: potência
power {n} (biblical: level of angels)  :: potestade {m}
power {v} (to provide power for)  :: alimentar
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality  ::
power board {n} (power strip) SEE: power strip  ::
powerful {adj} (having or capable of exerting power, potency or influence)  :: poderoso, potente
powerless {adj} (lacking sufficient power or strength)  :: impotente
power plant {n} (power station) SEE: power station  ::
power set {n} (set of all subsets of a set)  :: conjunto de partes {m}
power station {n} (an industrial complex where electricity is produced)  :: central eléctrica {f} [Portugal], usina {f} [Brazil]
power strip {n} (block of electrical sockets)  :: multiplicador de tomadas {m}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus)  :: fonte de alimentação
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis  ::
Poznań {prop} (Poznan) SEE: Poznan  ::
Poznan {prop} (city in Poland)  :: Poznan {f}, Poznań {f}, Posen {f}, Posnânia {f}, Poznânia
practical {adj} (based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis)  :: prático
practical joke {n} (something done for amusement)  :: brincadeira {f}
practice {n} (repetition of an activity to improve skill)  :: prática {f}
practice {n} (an ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession)  :: prática
practice {n} (an observance of religious duties)  :: prática {f}
practice {n} (customary action, habit, or behaviour)  :: praxe {f}, costume {m}
practice {n} (actual operation or experiment, in contrast to theory)  :: prática {f}
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it)  :: a prática faz a perfeição
practician {n} (practitioner) SEE: practitioner  ::
practise {v} (to repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill)  :: praticar, treinar
practise {v} (to perform or execute a craft or skill)  :: praticar
practise {v} (to perform or observe in a habitual fashion)  :: praticar
practise {v} (to pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine))  :: praticar
practitioner {n} (person who practices a profession or art)  :: praticante {m}, {f}
Pradesh {n} (part of the name of a state of India)  :: Pradesh {m}
pragmatic {adj} (practical)  :: pragmático, prático
pragmatics {n} (study of the use of the language in a social context)  :: pragmática {f}
pragmatism {n} (pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities)  :: pragmatismo {m}
pragmatism {n} (political theory that problems should be met with/by practical solutions rather than ideological ones)  :: pragmatismo {m}
pragmatism {n} (philosophical idea that beliefs are identified with the actions of a believer)  :: pragmatismo {m}
Prague {prop} (capital of the Czech Republic)  :: Praga
Praia {prop} (capital of Cape Verde)  :: Praia {f}
Prairial {prop} (the ninth month of French Republican Calendar)  :: pradial {m}
prairie {n} (An extensive area of relatively flat grassland)  :: prado {m}, pradaria {f}
prairie dog {n} (burrowing rodent)  :: cão-da-pradaria {m}, cão-dos-prados {m}
praise {n} (commendation; favorable representation in words)  :: prezar
praise {n} (worship)  :: louvor, adoração {f}
praise {v} (to give praise to)  :: louvar, enaltecer
praiseworthy {adj} (meriting praise)  :: louvável
praline {n} (confection)  :: pralinê {m}
pram {n} (perambulator)  :: carrinho de bebé {m}
pram {n} (flat-bottomed barge)  :: chata {f}
Prancer {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus)  :: Empinador {m}
prank {n} (practical joke or mischievous trick)  :: travessura {f}, trote {m}
prank call {n} (practical joke made using the telephone)  :: trote {m}
prankster {n} (one who performs pranks)  :: brincalhão {m}, traquinas {m} {f}
praseodymium {n} (chemical element)  :: praseodímio {m}
prawn {n} (large shrimp)  :: camarão {m}, pitu {m}
praxis {n} (custom or established practice)  :: praxe {f}
pray {v} (to petition a higher being)  :: rezar, orar, pregar
pray {v} (to beg humbly for aid)  :: rogar
pray {v} (to talk to God)  :: rezar, orar
prayer {n} (practice of communicating with one's God)  :: oração, prece, reza
prayer {n} (the act of praying)  :: oração {f}, reza {f}
prayer {n} (the specific words or methods used for praying)  :: oração {f}, reza {f}
prayer {n} (a meeting held for the express purpose of praying)  :: missa, culto
prayer {n} (a request; a petition)  :: petição {f}, prece {f}
prayer {n} (one who prays)  :: orador {m}, rezador {m}
prayer beads {n} (string of beads, see also: rosary)  :: terço {m}, rosário {m}
prayer book {n} (book)  :: missal {m}
prayer flag {n} (colourful rectangular cloth)  :: bandeira de oração {f}
praying mantis {n} (any of various predatory insects of the Mantidae family)  :: louva-a-deus {m}, cavalinho-de-deus {m}
pre- {prefix} (before)  :: pre-
preach {v} (Give a sermon)  :: pregar
preach {v} (Advise or recommend earnestly)  :: pregar
preacher {n} (one who preaches)  :: pregador
preach to the choir {v} (speaking to those that already believe)  :: pregar aos convertidos
preach to the converted {v} (preach to the choir) SEE: preach to the choir  ::
preamble {n} (short statement or remark, especially an explanatory introduction to a formal document or statute)  :: preâmbulo {m}
prebuy {v} (forebuy) SEE: forebuy  ::
precarious {adj} (dangerously insecure or unstable; perilous)  :: precário {m}
precarious {adj}  :: precário
precariousness {n} (state of being uncertain)  :: precariedade {f}
precautionarily {adv} (as a precaution)  :: cautelarmente
precede {v} (go before, go in front of)  :: preceder, anteceder
precede {v} (have higher rank than)  :: preceder
precedence {n} (the state of preceding in importance or priority)  :: precedência {f}
precedent {n} (past act used as example)  :: precedente {m}
precedent {n} (prior judgment in law)  :: precedente {m}
precept {n} (rule or principle governing personal conduct)  :: preceito
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very  ::
precious {adj} (of high value or worth)  :: precioso
precious metal {n} (metallic element with high economic value)  :: metal precioso {m}
precious stone {n} (gem)  :: pedra preciosa {f}
precipice {n} (a very steep cliff)  :: precipício {m}
precipitation {n} (chemistry: chemical reaction forming solid in liquid)  :: precipitação {f}
precipitation {n} (weather: water falling from the atmosphere)  :: precipitação {f}
precipitation {n} (unwise or rash rapidity; sudden haste)  :: precipitação {f}
precipitously {adv} (abruptly)  :: abruptamente, precipitadamente
precise {adj} (exact)  :: preciso
precise {adj} ((sciences) clustered close together)  :: preciso {m}, precisa {f}
precisely {adv} (in a precise manner)  :: precisamente, justamente
precision {n} (the state of being precise or exact; exactness)  :: precisão {f}
precision {n} (the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently)  :: precisão {f}
precision {n} (the number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably)  :: precisão {f}
precision {adj} (used for exact or precise measurement)  :: de precisão
precision {adj} (made, or characterized by accuracy)  :: de precisão
preclassical {adj} (from before a classical period)  :: pré-clássico, anteclássico
preclude {v} (rule out)  :: excluir
precocious {adj} (characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity)  :: precoce
precognition {n} (knowledge of something that is to occur in the future)  :: precognição
precolonial {adj}  :: pré-colonial
pre-Columbian {adj} (before Christopher Columbus)  :: pré-colombiano {m}
preconception {n} (prejudice) SEE: prejudice  ::
precondition {n} (preexisting requirement)  :: pré-condição
precursor {n} (forerunner, predecessor)  :: precursor {m}
precursor {n} (chemical compound)  :: precursor
precursory {adj} (pertaining to events that will follow)  :: precursor
predator {n} (any animal or other organism)  :: predador {m}
predator {n} (someone who attacks)  :: predador {m}
predatory {adj} (relating to predators)  :: predatório
predecessor {n} (one who precedes)  :: predecessor {m}, antecessor {m}
predecessor {n} (model or type which precedes)  :: predecessor {m}
predestination {n} (religious doctrine)  :: predestinação {f}
predestiny {n} (predestination) SEE: predestination  ::
predicament {n} (A definite class, state or condition.)  :: predicamento {m}
predicament {n} (An unfortunate or trying position or condition.)  :: apuro {m}
predicate {n} (grammar)  :: predicado {m}
predicate {n} (logic)  :: predicado {m}
predicate {v} (to announce or assert publicly)  :: pregar, predicar
predicate {v} (logic: to state or assert)  :: predicar
predicate {v} (to suppose assume, infer)  :: supor
predicate {v} (to base on, to assert on the grounds of)  :: basear-se em
predicative {adj} (used after a verb)  :: predicativo
predicative {n} (an element of the predicate of a sentence which supplements the subject or object by means of the verb)  :: predicativo {m}
predict {v} (to state, or make something known in advance)  :: predizer
predict {v} (to foretell or prophesy)  :: prever
predictable {adj} (able to be predicted)  :: previsível {m} {f}
prediction {n} (a statement about the future)  :: predição {f}, previsão {f}
predictive {adj}  :: preditivo
predilection {n} (tendency towards)  :: predileção {f}
predisposed {adj} (inclined)  :: predisposto
predisposition {n} (the state of being predisposed)  :: predisposição {f}
pre-ejaculate {n} (pre-ejaculate)  :: fluido pré-ejaculatório {m}
preeminent {adj} (exceeding others in quality or rank)  :: preeminente
preemption {n} (the purchase of something before it is offered for sale)  :: preempção {f}
preemption {n} (computing: temporary interruption of a process)  :: preempção {f}
prefabricate {v} (To manufacture something in standard components that can be fitted together on site)  :: prefabricar
preface {n} (beginning or introductory portion coming before the main text of a document or book)  :: prefácio {m}
preface {v} (to introduce a text)  :: prefaciar
prefatory {adj} (introductory)  :: prefatório {m}
prefecture {n} (The district governed by a prefect)  :: prefeitura {f}
prefer {v} (to favor)  :: preferir
preferably {adv} (in preference)  :: preferencialmente, de preferência
preference {n} (selection)  :: preferência {f}
preference {n} (option to select or selected)  :: preferência {f}
preference {n} (state of being preferred)  :: preferência {f}
preference {n} (liking)  :: preferência {f}
preference {n} (bias)  :: preferência {f}
preferences {n} (user-specified settings of parameters in computer software)  :: preferências {f-p}
preferences {n} (plural of "preference") SEE: preference  ::
preferred {adj} (favoured)  :: preferido
prefix {n} (letters at the beginning of a word)  :: prefixo {m}
prefix {v} (put or fix before, or at the beginning of)  :: prefixar
preformationism {n} (the theory that all organisms start their existence already in a predetermined form)  :: preformismo {m}
preformationist {n} (a proponent of the theory of preformationism)  :: preformista {m-f}
pregnancy {n} (condition)  :: gravidez {f}
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile  ::
pregnant {adj} (carrying developing offspring within the body)  :: grávida {f}, prenhe {m} {f}, [colloquial] prenha {f}
preheat {v} (to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking)  :: preaquecer, pré-aquecer
prehensile {adj} (able to take hold of objects)  :: preênsil
prehistoric {adj} (of relating to the epoch before written record)  :: pré-histórico
prehistory {n} (history of human culture prior to written records)  :: pré-história {f}
preimage {n} (set containing exactly every member of the domain of a function such that the member is mapped by the function onto an element of a given subset of the codomain of the function)  :: pré-imagem {f}
prejudice {n} (adverse judgement formed beforehand)  :: preconceito {m}
prejudice {n} (any preconceived opinion)  :: prejulgamento {m}, pressuposição {f}, preconceito {m}
prejudice {n} (irrational hostile attitude)  :: preconceito {m}, intolerância {f}
prejudice {v} (to have a negative impact)  :: prejudicar
prejudice {v} (to cause prejudice)  :: prejudicar
prejudiced {adj} (having prejudices)  :: preconceituoso {m}
prelate {n} (clergyman)  :: prelado {m}
preliminary {adj} (in preparation for the main matter)  :: preliminar
prelude {n} (introductory event)  :: prelúdio {m}
prelude {n} (short piece of music)  :: prelúdio {m}
premarital {adj} (before one’s marriage)  :: pré-nupcial, premarital, prematrimonial
premature {adj} (occurring before a state of readiness or maturity)  :: prematuro
premature ejaculation {n} (premature ejaculation)  :: ejaculação precoce {f}
premeditated {adj} (planned, considered or estimated in advance; deliberate)  :: premeditado
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister  ::
premier {adj} (foremost, very first or very highest in quality or degree)  :: primeiro
premiere {n} (first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment)  :: estreia
première {n} (premiere) SEE: premiere  ::
premise {n} (proposition antecedently supposed or proved)  :: premissa {f}
premise {n} (either of the first two propositions of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is deduced)  :: premissa {f}
premise {n} (matters previously stated or set forth)  :: premissa {f}
premises {n} (land, and all the built structures on it, considered as a single place)  :: local {m}
premium {n} (a prize or award)  :: prêmio {m}
premonition {n} (clairvoyant or clairaudient experience)  :: premonição {f}
premonition {n} (strong intuition)  :: pressentimento
prenatal {adj} (being or happening before birth)  :: pré-natal
prenuptial {adj} (occurring before marriage; antenuptial)  :: pré-nupcial, antenupcial
prenuptial agreement {n} (document stating legal claims upon a divorce)  :: acordo pré-nupcial {m}
preoccupied {adj} (concerned with something else, distracted)  :: preocupado {m}
prep {n} (homework) SEE: homework  ::
prep {n} (preparation) SEE: preparation  ::
prep {n} (student or graduate of a prep school) SEE: preppy  ::
preparation {n} (act)  :: preparação {f}
preparation {n} (substance)  :: preparação
prepare {v} (to make ready for a specific future purpose)  :: preparar
prepare {v} (to make ready for eating or drinking)  :: preparar, fazer
prepare {v} (to make oneself ready)  :: preparar-se
preponderance {n} (state of being preponderant)  :: preponderância {f}
preposition {n} (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by")  :: preposição {f}
prepositional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a preposition)  :: preposicional, prepositivo
prepositional {adj} (of the prepositional case)  :: preposicional
prepositional {n} (the prepositional case) SEE: prepositional case  ::
prepositional article {n} (contraction of a preposition and an article)  :: preposição contraída {f}
prepositional case {n} (case serving as object of a preposition)  :: caso preposicional {m}
prepositional phrase {n} (phrase containing both a preposition and its complement)  :: frase preposicional {f}
prepositional pronoun {n} (type of pronoun in Romance languages)  :: pronome oblíquo tónico {m}, pronome preposicionado {m}
preppy {n} (student of a prep school)  :: mauricinho {m} [Brazilian slang]
preprocessor {n} (program that processes input data before it is used by another program)  :: pré-processador {m}
prepuce {n} (foreskin of certain animals) SEE: sheath  ::
prepuce {n} (prepuce / foreskin)  :: prepúcio {m}
preputial {adj} (preputial)  :: prepucial
prequel {n} (in a series of works, an installment that is set chronologically before its predecessor)  :: prequela {f}, prelúdio {m}
prerequisite {n} (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else)  :: pré-requisito {m}
prerequisite {n} (In education, a course or topic that must be completed before another course or topic can be started)  :: pré-requisito {m}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right  ::
prerogative {n} (hereditary or official right or privilege)  :: prerrogativa {f}
prerogative {n} (right or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc.)  :: prerrogativa {f}
presbyopia {n} (inability of the eye, due to ageing, to focus on nearby objects)  :: presbiopia {f}
Presbyterian {adj} (relating to the Presbyterian Church)  :: presbiteriano {m}
Presbyterian {n} (person belonging to the Presbyterian Church)  :: presbiteriano {m}
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism)  :: presbiterianismo {m}
presbytery {n} (chancel) SEE: chancel  ::
preschool {adj} (relating to years before primary school)  :: pré-escolar {m} {f}
preschool {n} (nursery school) SEE: nursery school  ::
prescribe {v} (to order a drug or medical device)  :: prescrever, receitar
prescribe {v} (to specify as a required procedure or ritual)  :: prescrever, ordenar
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine)  :: receita {f}
prescriptivism {n} (prescribing idealistic language norms)  :: prescritivismo {m}
presence {n} (fact or condition of being present)  :: presença {f}
presence of mind {n} (alertness, resourcefulness, stability of thought and feeling, good sense)  :: presença de espírito {f}
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift  ::
present {n} (present tense) SEE: present tense  ::
present {adj} (pertaining to the current time)  :: presente
present {adj} (in the immediate vicinity)  :: presente
present {n} (current time)  :: presente {m}
present {v} (bring into the presence of)  :: apresentar
present {v} (bring before court)  :: apresentar
present {v} (give (someone) as gift or award)  :: presentear [a gift], premiar [an award, prize or trophy]
presentation {n} (presenting to an audience)  :: apresentação {f}
presentiment {n} (a premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen)  :: pressentimento {m}
present participle {n} (verb form that indicates an ongoing action)  :: particípio presente {m}
present perfect {n} (tense that expresses action in the past with consequences in the present time)  :: presente perfeito {m}
present tense {n} (form of language)  :: presente {m}
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve)  :: preservante {m}
preservative {adj} (tending to preserve)  :: preservador
preserve {v} (to protect)  :: preservar
preset {adj} (set in advance)  :: tomado {m} como, predefinido
preset {v} (to set something in advance)  :: tomar como, pré-configurado, preestabelecido
presidency {n} (office or role of president)  :: presidência {f}
presidency {n} (time during which one is president)  :: presidência {f}
president {n} (the head of state of a republic)  :: presidente {m} {f}, presidenta {f}
president {n} (the primary leader of a corporation)  :: presidente {m} {f}
presidential palace {n} (White House) SEE: White House  ::
press {v} (to press) SEE: bear  ::
press {n} (device used to apply pressure)  :: prensa {f}, imprensa
press {n} (printed media)  :: imprensa {f}
press {n} (printing machine)  :: imprensa {f}
press {v} (to apply pressure)  :: prensar, pressionar
press {v} (to urge)  :: insistir
press {n} (publisher) SEE: publisher  ::
Pressburg {prop} (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava  ::
press conference {n} (question and answer session with members of television, print and other media)  :: coletiva {f}
press release {n} (official written media statement)  :: comunicado {m}
pressure {n} (a pressing; force applied to a surface)  :: pressão
pressure {n} (a contrasting force or impulse of any kind)  :: pressão {f}
pressure {n} (mental strain)  :: pressão {f}
pressure {n} (physics: amount of force divided by area)  :: pressão {f}
pressure {n}  :: pressão {f}
pressure cooker {n} (cooking vessel)  :: panela de pressão {f}
pressure ulcer {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore  ::
Prester John {prop} (legendary Christian king of a distant Eastern or African kingdom)  :: Preste João {m}
prestidigitator {n} (who performs feats of prestidigitation)  :: prestidigitador {m}
prestige {n} (dignity, status, or esteem)  :: prestígio {m}
prestigious {adj} (of high prestige)  :: prestigioso
presto {interj} (used by magicians)  :: pronto!
presumably {adv} (able to be sensibly presumed)  :: presumivelmente
presume {v} (to assume to be true, suppose)  :: presumir, pressupor
presumed {adj} (appearing to be the most probable)  :: presumido, suposto
presumptive {adj} (based on presumption)  :: presuntivo
presumptively {adv} (as is presumed to be the case) SEE: presumably  ::
presumptuous {adj} (going beyond what is proper)  :: presunçoso
presumptuousness {n} (state of being presumptious)  :: presunção {f}
presuppose {v} (to assume some truth without proof)  :: pressupor
presupposition {n} (assumption, conjecture, speculation or something supposed without proof)  :: pressuposição {f}, pressuposto {m}
presupposition {n} (act of presupposing)  :: pressuposição {f}
pretend {v} (to allege falsely)  :: fingir
pretension {n} (claim)  :: pretensão
pretentious {adj} (marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction)  :: pretensioso
preterite {adj} (showing an action at a determined moment in the past)  :: pretérito {m}
preterite {n} (preterite tense; simple past)  :: pretérito {m}
pretermit {v} (to intentionally disregard)  :: preterir
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose)  :: pretexto {m}
Pretoria {prop} (capital of South Africa)  :: Pretória {f}
prettily {adv} (in a pretty manner)  :: belamente, lindamente
pretty {adj} (especially of women and children: pleasant, attractive)  :: bonito
pretty {adj} (of objects: nice-looking)  :: bonito, belo
pretty {adj} (only superficially attractive)  :: bonitinho
pretty {adv} (somewhat)  :: meio [somewhat]; bem, bastante [fairly]
pretty much {adv} (more or less)  :: quase isso
pretty penny {n} (considerable amount of money)  :: nota preta (black bill)
pretty please {interj} (an emphatic interjection to make commands more polite)  :: por favorzinho
pretzel {v} (toasted bread or cracker in the shape of a knot)  :: pretzel {m}
prevail {v} (To be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand)  :: prevalecer, predominar
prevail {v} (To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence)  :: prevalecer, predominar
prevalence {n} (number of cases compared to a total population)  :: prevalência
prevalent {adj} (widespread, preferred)  :: predominante
prevalent {adj} (Superior in frequency or dominant)  :: prevalente
prevaricate {v} (deviate, transgress)  :: prevaricar
prevaricator {n} (one who prevaricates)  :: prevaricador {m}
prevent {v} (to keep from happening)  :: impedir
prevention {n} (The act of preventing or hindering)  :: prevenção {f}
prevention {n} (Measure to limit health risks)  :: prevenção
prevention is better than cure {proverb} (It is better to prevent the creation of a problem than to have to deal with it afterwards.)  :: prevenir é melhor do que remediar
preventively {adv} (in a preventive way)  :: preventivamente
previous {adj} (prior)  :: prévio
previously {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: antes, anteriormente
prey {n} (booty, anything taken by force)  :: preia {f}, presa {f}
prey {n} (that which may be seized by animals)  :: presa {f}
prey on {v} (to exploit or victimize)  :: predar
Priam {prop} (king of Troy)  :: Príamo {m}
priapism {n} (medical condition)  :: priapismo {m}
Priapus {prop} (son of Aphrodite and Dionysus)  :: Príapo {m}
price {n} (cost required to gain possession of something)  :: preço {m}
price {n} (cost of an action or deed)  :: preço {m}
price {v} (determine or put a price on something)  :: avaliar, orçar
priceless {adj} (so precious as not to be sold at any price)  :: inestimável
price list {n} (list of items with prices)  :: lista de preços {f}
price tag {n} (the tag or sticker attached to a product, displaying its price)  :: etiqueta de preço {f}
prick {n} (small pointed object)  :: farpa {f}
prick {n} (feeling of being pierced or punctured)  :: picada {f}, pontada {f}
prick {n} ((slang) a penis)  :: pica {f} (lit. prick), pau {m} (lit. wood)
prick {n} (an annoying person)  :: arrogante {m} {f}, ignorante {m} {f}
prickle {n} (A small, sharp pointed object, such as a thorn)  :: ferrão {m}
prickly {adj} (covered with sharp points)  :: espinhoso
prickly {adj} (easily irritated)  :: irritadiço
prickly oak {n} (kermes oak) SEE: kermes oak  ::
prickly pear {n} (any of various spiny cacti of the genus Opuntia)  :: figueira-da-Índia {f}
prickly pear {n} (cactus fruit)  :: figo-da-Índia {m}
pride {n} (quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc.)  :: orgulho {m}
pride {n} (sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one)  :: orgulho {m}
pride {n} (proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct)  :: soberba {f}, nariz empinado {m}
pride {n} (that of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem)  :: orgulho {m}
pride {n} (company of lions)  :: alcateia {f}
priest {n} (clergyman)  :: padre {m} [Christian], sacerdote {m}, presbítero {m}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties)  :: sacerdotisa
primacy {n} (the state or condition of being prime or first)  :: primado {m}, primazia {f}
primacy {n} (the office, rank, or character of a primate)  :: primado {m}
prima donna {n} (opera singer)  :: prima-dona {f}
prima donna {n} (person who considers themself important)  :: diva {f}
primary {adj} (first in a group or series)  :: primário {m}, primária {f}, primários {m-p}, primárias {f-p}
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others)  :: primário
primary school {n} (first formal, obligatory school)  :: ensino primário {m}
primate {n} (mammal)  :: primata {m}
primate {n} (archbishop or bishop)  :: primado {m}
prime {adj} (first in time, order, or sequence)  :: primeira {f}, primeiro {m}
prime {adj} (first in excellence, quality, or value)  :: de primeira
prime {adj} (mathematics: having no factors except itself and unity)  :: primo {m}
prime {adj} (first in importance, degree, or rank)  :: primeira {f}, primeiro {m}, principal
prime {n} (earliest stage)  :: princípio {m}
prime {n} (most active, thriving, or successful stage or period)  :: auge {m}, ápice {m}
prime {n} (algebra: prime element of a mathematical structure)  :: número primo, primo {m}
prime minister {n} (chief member of the cabinet and head of the government)  :: primeiro ministro {m}
prime number {n} (natural number)  :: número primo {m}
primer {n} (prayer book)  :: livro de orações {m}
primer {n} (children's book introducing basic literacy)  :: cartilha {f}
primer {n} (introductory textbook)  :: cartilha {f}, abecedário {m}
primer {n} (small charge used to ignite gunpowder or other explosive)  :: espoleta {f}
primer {n} (biology: molecule required for replication of DNA)  :: iniciador
prime time {n} (block of television programming)  :: horário nobre
primeval {adj} (belonging to the first ages)  :: primevo
primeval forest {n} (large forest unaffected by humans)  :: floresta primária {f}, floresta virgem {f}
primitive {n} (person from a primitive society)  :: primitivo {m}
primitive {n} (simple-minded person)  :: primitivo {m}
primitive {n} (computing data type)  :: primitiva {f}
primitive {adj} (one of the adjectival senses)  :: primitivo {m}, primitiva {f}
primitively {adv} (in a primitive manner)  :: primitivamente
primitiveness {n} (quality or state of being primitive)  :: primitivismo {m}
primitivity {n} (primitiveness) SEE: primitiveness  ::
primogeniture {n} (exclusive right of inheritance belonging to the eldest child)  :: primogenitura {f}
primordial {adj} (earliest)  :: primordial
primordial soup {n} (state of the Earth's oceans at a very early time in the planet's history)  :: sopa primordial {f}
Primorsky Krai {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Primorsky, Primórie {m}
primrose {n} (plant of the genus Primula)  :: prímula {f}
primrose {n} (Primula vulgaris)  :: prímula
primrose {n} (flower)  :: prímula {f}
prince {n} (male ruler or head of a principality)  :: príncipe
prince {n} (son or male-line grandson of a reigning monarch)  :: príncipe {m}
prince {n} ((figuratively) great person)  :: maioral
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character)  :: príncipe encantado {m}
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man)  :: príncipe encantado {m}
Prince Edward Island {prop} (Province in eastern Canada)  :: Ilha Prince Edward {f}, Ilha do Príncipe Eduardo {f}
Prince of Wales {prop} (royal title)  :: príncipe de Gales {m}
princess {n} (female member of royal family)  :: princesa {f}
princess {n} (female monarch, or wife of a ruler)  :: rainha {f}
principal {adj} (primary, main)  :: principal
principal {n} (the money originally invested or loaned)  :: principal
principal {n} (the principal administrator of a school)  :: diretor {m}
principality {n} (region)  :: principado {m}
principality {n} (in angelology)  :: principado {m}
Principality of Liechtenstein {prop} (official name of Liechtenstein)  :: Principado do Liechtenstein {m}, Principado de Liechtenstein {m}
Principality of Monaco {prop} (official name of Monaco)  :: Principado de Mónaco {m} [Portugal], Principado de Mônaco {m} [Brazil]
principle {n} (fundamental assumption)  :: princípio {m}
principle {n} (rule to solve a problem)  :: princípio {m}
principle {n} (moral rule or aspect)  :: princípio {m}
principle {n} (rule of nature)  :: princípio {m}
Pringle {n} (individual potato snack of the Pringles brand)  :: Pringle {m}
print {v} (to produce a copy of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine)  :: imprimir
print {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint  ::
print {n} (footprint) SEE: footprint  ::
printed {adj} (written or published)  :: impresso
printer {n} (one who makes prints)  :: impressor {m}
printer {n} (operator of a printing press)  :: gráfico {m}, impressor {m}
printer {n} (computing: device used to print text or images)  :: impressora {f}
print head {n} (part of a printer)  :: cabeça de impressão
printing house {n} (commercial company)  :: gráfica {f}, tipografia {f}
printing press {n} (machine for printing)  :: imprensa {f}
printshop {n} (printing house) SEE: printing house  ::
prion {n} (misfolded protein)  :: prião {m} [Portugal], príon {m} [Brazil]
prior {adj} (former) SEE: former  ::
prior {adj} (Of that which comes before, in advance)  :: prévio
prior {adv} (previously) SEE: previously  ::
prioritize {v} (to arrange or list in order of priority or importance)  :: priorizar
prioritized {adj} (quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else)  :: prioritário {m}, prioritária {f}, prioritários {m-p}, prioritárias {f-p}
prioritized {adj} (Precedence; superior rank)  :: prioritário {m}, prioritária {f}, prioritários {m-p}, prioritárias {f-p}
priority {n} (item's relative importance)  :: prioridade {f}, prioridades {f-p}
priority {n} (goal of a person or an organisation)  :: prioridade {f}, prioridades {f-p}
priority {n} (attributive use) SEE: prioritized  ::
Pripyat {prop} (abandoned city in Ukraine)  :: Pripyat {f}, Pripiat {f}
Priscilla {prop} (biblical woman)  :: Priscila
Priscilla {prop} (female given name)  :: Priscila
prise {n} (prize) SEE: prize  ::
prism {n} (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape)  :: prisma {m}
prism {n} (block used to split or reflect light)  :: prisma {m}
prismatic {adj} (of or pertaining to a prism)  :: prismático
prison {n} (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes)  :: prisão {f}, cadeia {f}, xadrez {m} [slang, Brazil], cárcere {m}
prison {n} (confinement in a prison)  :: cárcere {m}
prison {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison  ::
prisoner {n} (person incarcerated in a prison)  :: prisioneiro {m}, preso {m}
prisoner {n} (figurative: any person held against his or her will)  :: prisioneiro {m}, preso {m}
prisoner of conscience {n} (person)  :: prisioneiro de consciência {m}
prisoner of war {n} (soldier or combatant captured by the enemy)  :: prisioneiro de guerra {m}
pristine {adj} (unspoiled)  :: virgem, pristino, imaculado
pristine {adj} (pertaining to the earliest state of something)  :: prisco, primitivo, antigo
Priština {prop} (city)  :: Pristina
privacy {n} (state of being private)  :: intimidade {f}, privacidade {f}
privacy policy {n} (statement detailing policies that an organization uses to collect information about users)  :: política de privacidade {f}
private {adj} (belonging to, concerning, or accessible only to an individual person or a specific group)  :: pessoal
private {adj} (not accessible by the public)  :: particular
private {adj}  :: privado
private {n} (rank)  :: soldado {m}
private {n} (soldier)  :: soldado raso {m}
privateer {n} (A privately owned warship)  :: navio corsário {m}
privateer {n} (An officer or crew of a privateer ship)  :: corsário {m}
private parts {n} (genitals or sex organs) SEE: genitalia  ::
private parts {n} (intimate parts of the human body)  :: partes {f-p}
private property {n} (belongings owned by individuals)  :: propriedade privada {f}
private school {n} (fee charging school)  :: escola particular {f}
privatization {n} (transfer from the government to private ownership)  :: privatização {f}
privatize {v} (to release government control to private industry)  :: privatizar
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
privet {n} (Any of various shrubs and small trees in the genus Ligustrum)  :: alfeneiro {m}
privilege {n} (particular benefit, advantage, or favor)  :: privilégio {m}
privilege {v} (to grant some particular right or exemption to)  :: privilegiar
privilege {v} (to bring or put into a condition of privilege or exemption from evil or danger)  :: privilegiar
privy {n} (lavatory or toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
privy {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse  ::
privy {adj} (private, exclusive)  :: privado {m}, exclusivo {m}, particular, privativo, confidencial
privy {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine  ::
prize {n} (honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest)  :: [Brazil] prêmio {m}, [Portugal] prémio {m}
prize {n} (that which may be won by chance)  :: prêmio {m}
prizewinning {adj} (Having won at least one prize)  :: premiado
Príncipe {prop} (island)  :: Príncipe
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia)  :: Pernau {f}
pro {n} (advantage of something)  :: pró {m}
pro {prep} (in favor of)  :: pró
proactive {adj} (acting in advance)  :: proativo
probability {n} (state of being probable; likelihood)  :: probabilidade {f}
probability {n} (event that is likely to occur)  :: probabilidade {f}
probability {n} (relative likelihood of an event happening)  :: probabilidade {f}
probability {n} (mathematical probability)  :: probabilidade {f}
probability theory {n} (study of probability)  :: teoria das probabilidades {f}, teoria da probabilidade {f}
probable {adj} (likely to be true)  :: provável
probable {adj} (likely to happen)  :: provável
probably {adv} (in all likelihood)  :: provavelmente
probation {n} (period of conditional employment or engagement)  :: contrato de experiência {m}, período de experiência {m}
probation {n} (type of sentence)  :: condicional {f}
probe {n} (any of various medical instruments used to explore wounds, organs, etc)  :: sonda {f}
probe {n} (investigation or inquiry)  :: investigação {f}
probe {n} (sciences: electrode or other small device)  :: sonda {f}
probe {n} (spacecraft)  :: sonda {f}
probe {n} (radioactively labeled molecule)  :: sonda
probe {v} (to explore, investigate, or question)  :: sondar, investigar
probe {v} (to insert a probe into)  :: sondar
probeable {adj} (able to be probed)  :: sondável
probity {n} (integrity)  :: probidade
problem {n} (difficulty)  :: problema {m}
problem {n} (schoolwork exercise)  :: problema {m}, exercício {m}
problem {n} (puzzling circumstance)  :: problema {m}
problem statement {n}  :: enunciado do problema
proboscis {n} (slang: a nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
proboscis {n} (elongated tube)  :: probóscide {f}, probóscida {f}
procedure {n} (method for performing a task)  :: procedimento {m}
procedure {n} (series of small tasks to accomplish an end)  :: procedimento {m}
procedure {n} (set of established forms or methods of an organized body)  :: procedimento {m}
procedure {n} (computing: subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task)  :: procedimento {m}
proceeds {n} (revenue)  :: receita {f}, renda {f}, rendimento {m}
process {n} (series of events to produce a result)  :: processo {m}
process {n} (path of succession of states through which a system passes)  :: processo {m}, procedimento {m}
process {n} (successive physiological responses to keep or restore health)  :: processo
process {v} (to perform a particular process)  :: processar
process {v} (to think information over, and assimilate it)  :: digerir, ruminar
processing {n} (action of the verb to process)  :: processamento {m}
processing {n} (act of taking something through a set of prescribed procedures)  :: processamento {m}
procession {n} (act of progressing or proceeding)  :: avanço {m}
procession {n} (group of people or thing moving along in an orderly manner)  :: procissão {f}, cortejo {m}
procession {n} (number of things happening in sequence)  :: sequência {f}
processor {n} (device which processes)  :: processador {m}
processor {n} (microprocessor)  :: processador
proclaim {v} (to excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe)  :: aclamar
proclaim {v} (to announce or declare)  :: proclamar
proclamation {n} (a statement which is proclaimed)  :: proclamação {f}
procrastinate {v} (put off; to delay taking action)  :: procrastinar
procrastinate {v} (put off; delay something)  :: procrastinar
procrastination {n} (act of postponing, delaying or putting off)  :: procrastinação {f}
procrastinator {n} (one who procrastinates; one who delays working on things)  :: procrastinador {m}
procreate {v} (to procreate) SEE: beget  ::
procreation {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically) SEE: reproduction  ::
proctitis {n} (inflammation)  :: proctite {f}
proctologist {n} (expert in proctology)  :: proctólogo {m}, proctóloga {f}
proctor {n} (person who supervises students as they take an examination)  :: fiscal
procurable {adj} (that may be procured)  :: arranjável
procurement {n} (purchasing department of a company)  :: compras, suprimentos
procurement {n} (act of procuring or obtaining)  :: obtenção {f}, aquisição {f}
prod {v} (poke)  :: cutucar
prod {v} (encourage)  :: aguilhoar
prodigal {adj} (wastefully extravagant)  :: pródigo {m}
prodigal {n} (prodigal) SEE: spendthrift  ::
prodigal son {n} (one who returns)  :: filho pródigo {m}
prodigal son {n} (cobia) SEE: cobia  ::
prodigy {n} (something from which omens are drawn)  :: presságio {m}
prodigy {n} (amazing or marvellous thing)  :: prodígio {m}, maravilha {f}
prodigy {n} (extremely talented person, especially a child)  :: prodígio {m}
prodrome {n} (medicine: an early symptom)  :: pródromo {m}
produce {v} (to make or manufacture)  :: produzir
produce {n} (items produced)  :: produção {f}
produce {n} (harvested agricultural goods collectively)  :: produção {f}
produce {n} (offspring) SEE: offspring  ::
producer {n} (in economics)  :: produtor {m}
producer {n} (in arts)  :: produtor {m}
product {n} (commodity for sale)  :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
product {n} (amount created by a process)  :: produto {m}, produção {f}, produtos {m-p}, produções {f-p}
product {n} (consequence of efforts)  :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
product {n} (result of chemical reaction)  :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
product {n} (multiplication result)  :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
product {n} (any tangible output)  :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
production {n} (the act of producing)  :: produção {f}
production {n} (the act of being produced)  :: produção {f}
production {n} (the total amount produced)  :: produção {f}
production {n} (the presentation of a theatrical work)  :: produção {f}
productive {adj} (capable of producing something)  :: produtivo
product placement {n} (a form of advertising)  :: publicidade indireta {f}, marketing indireto {m}
Produnova {prop} (female surname)  :: Produnova {f}
Produnova {n} (Gymnastics vault)  :: Brazilian: produnova, salto produnova; Iberian: Produnova, salto Produnova
profane {adj} (Not sacred or holy)  :: profano
profanity {n} (quality of being profane)  :: profanidade {f}
profanity {n} (obscene, lewd or abusive language)  :: profanidade {f}
profer {v} (utter; pronounce)  :: proferir
profession {n} (occupation)  :: profissão {f}
professional {n} (person who belongs to a profession)  :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {n} (person who earns his living from a specified activity)  :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {n} (expert)  :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the standards of a profession)  :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {adj} (that is carried out as a livelihood)  :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {adj} (expert)  :: profissional {m} {f}
professor {n} (a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university)  :: professor {m}, professora {f}
proficiency {n} (ability or skill)  :: proficiência {f}, capacidade {f}, competência {f}
proficient {adj} (skilled)  :: proficiente, competente, perito
proficient {n} (expert)  :: perito {m}
profile {n} (the shape, view, or shadow of a person's head from the side)  :: perfil {m}
profile {n} (a summary or collection of information, especially about a person)  :: perfil {m}
profit {n} (total income or cash flow minus expenditures)  :: lucro {m}, provento {m}
profit {n} (benefit)  :: proveito {m}
profit {v} (To benefit, gain)  :: lucrar
profitable {adj} (producing profit)  :: lucrativo
profligacy {n} (careless wastefulness)  :: esbanjamento {m}, prodigalidade {f}, desperdício {m}
profligacy {n} (shameless and immoral behaviour)  :: devassidão {f}, libertinagem {f}, licenciosidade {f}
profound {adj} (descending below the surface)  :: profundo
profound {adj} (intellectually deep)  :: profundo
profound {adj} (characterized by intensity)  :: profundo
profound {adj}  :: profundo
progenitor {n} (founder) SEE: founder  ::
progenitor {n} (any of a person's direct ancestors)  :: progenitor {m}
progenitor {n} (an individual from which (a) people(s) descend)  :: progenitor {m}
progenitor {n} (a predecessor of something)  :: progenitor {m}
progeny {n} (offspring)  :: progénie {f} [Portugal], progênie {f} [Brazil], descendência {f}, prole {f}
progeria {n} (genetic condition wherein symptoms resembling aging are manifested at an early age)  :: progéria {f}, progeria {f}
progesterone {n} (the steroid hormone)  :: progesterona
prognathic {adj} (prognathous) SEE: prognathous  ::
prognathism {n} (abnormal projection of jaws)  :: prognatismo {m}
prognathous {adj} (with jaws projecting forward)  :: prógnato
prognosis {n} (forecast of the future course of a disease)  :: prognose {f}, prognóstico, pronóstico
prognosis {n} (forecast of the future course, or outcome, of a situation)  :: prognose {f}, prognóstico {m}
prognostic {adj} (of or pertaining to prognosis)  :: prognóstico
prognosticate {v} (predict, foretell)  :: prognosticar
program {n} (set of structured activities)  :: programa {m}, programação {f}
program {n} (leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity)  :: programa {m}
program {n} (performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television)  :: programa {m}
program {n} (software application)  :: programa {m}
program {v} (to enter a program or other instructions into a computer)  :: programar
program {v} (to write code)  :: programar
program {v} (to put together the schedule of an event)  :: programar, planear [Portugal], planejar [Brazil]
program {v} (to cause to automatically behave in a particular way)  :: programar
programmable {adj} (capable of being programmed)  :: programável
programmable logic controller {n} (programmable electronic device)  :: controlador lógico programável {m}
programmatic {adj} (of or relating to a step-by-step program)  :: programático
programmatical {adj} (programmatic) SEE: programmatic  ::
programmatically {adv} (in a programmatic manner)  :: programaticamente
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program  ::
programmer {n} (one who writes computer programs)  :: programador {m}, programadora {f}
programming {n} (activity of writing a computer program)  :: programação {f}
programming language {n} (code of reserved words and symbols)  :: linguagem de programação {f}
progress {n} (a moving forward)  :: progresso {m}
progress {n} (advance or growth of civilization)  :: progresso {m}
progress {v} (to move forward)  :: seguir
progress {v} (to become better or more complete)  :: progredir
progression {n} (mathematical sequence)  :: progressão {f}
progression {n} (evolution)  :: progressão
progressive {adj} (continuous) SEE: continuous  ::
progressive {adj} (favouring or promoting progress; advanced)  :: progressista {m} {f}
progressive {adj} (gradually advancing in extent; increasing)  :: progressivo
progressive metal {n} (heavy metal subgenre)  :: metal progressivo {m}
progressive rock {n} (rock subgenre)  :: rock progressivo {m}
progressivism {n} (political ideology)  :: progressismo {m}
prohibit {v} (to proscribe officially)  :: proibir
prohibited {adj} (forbidden) SEE: forbidden  ::
prohibition {n} (act of prohibiting)  :: proibição {f}
prohibition {n} (law that prohibits something)  :: proibição {f}
project {n} (planned endeavor)  :: projeto {m}
projectile {n} (object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon)  :: projéctil {m}
projection {n} (something which projects)  :: projeção {f}
projection {n} (forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation)  :: projeção {f}
project management {n} (discipline of organizing and managing project resources)  :: gerenciamento de projetos {m}, gerência de projetos {f}
projector {n} (optical device)  :: [Brazil] projetor {m}, [Portugal] projector {m}
prolactin {n} (hormone)  :: prolactina {f}
proletarian {adj} (relating to proletariat)  :: proletário
proletarian {n} (A member of the proletariat)  :: proletário {m}
proletariat {n} (working class or lower class)  :: proletariado {m}
proletariat {n} (wage-earners collectively)  :: proletariado {m}
proletariat {n} (lowest class of citizens in Rome)  :: proletariado {m}
proliferation {n} (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind)  :: proliferação
prolific {adj} (Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in great abundance)  :: prolífico, frutífero {m}, fértil
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance)  :: prolífico {m}
prolix {adj} (tediously lengthy)  :: prolixo
prolog {n} (prologue) SEE: prologue  ::
prologue {n} (speech or section used as an introduction, especially to a play or novel)  :: prólogo {m}
prolong {v} (to extend in space or length)  :: prolongar
prolong {v} (to lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue)  :: prolongar
prolong {v} (to lengthen temporally; to put off to a distant time; to postpone)  :: adiar
prolonged {adj} (lengthy in duration; extended; protracted)  :: prolongado
prom {n} (a formal ball)  :: baile de formatura
promastigote {n} ( )  :: promastigota
pro memoria {n}  :: pró-memória {m}
promenade {n} (place to walk)  :: calçadão {m}
Prometheus {prop} (Greek mythological figure)  :: Prometeu {m}
promethium {n} (chemical element)  :: promécio {m}
prominent {adj} (projecting, protuberant)  :: proeminente
prominent {adj} (eminent, distinguished above others)  :: conhecido
promiscuous {adj} (indiscriminate in choice of sexual partners)  :: promíscuo
promise {n} (vow)  :: promessa {f}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action)  :: prometer
Promised Land {prop} (land promised by God)  :: Terra Prometida {f}
Promised Land {n} (place which one eagerly seeks)  :: terra prometida {f}
promising {adj} (showing promise, and likely to develop in a desirable fashion)  :: promissor
promissory note {n} (document saying that someone owes a specific amount of money)  :: nota promissória {f}
promo {n} (promotion)  :: promo
promontory {n} (a high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff)  :: promontório
promote {v} (raise someone to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank)  :: promover
promotion {n} (advancement in position)  :: promoção {f}
promotion {n} (dissemination of information)  :: promoção {f}, publicidade {f}
promotor {n} (A material that accelerates the action of a catalyst)  :: promotor
prompt {adj} (quick)  :: rápido, imediato
prompt {adj} (on time)  :: pontual
prompt {v} (to cause or lead to)  :: verursachen
promptly {adv} (in a prompt manner)  :: prontamente
promulgate {v} (to make known public)  :: promulgar
pronaos {n} (the inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple)  :: pronaos {m}, pronau {m}
prone {adj} (inclined, sloped)  :: inclinado, prono
prone {adj} (predisposed)  :: propenso
prong {n} (thin, pointed, projecting part)  :: ponta {f}, dente {m}
prong {n} (branch)  :: braço {m}, ramo {m}
pronged {adj} (having prongs)  :: furcado {m}, furcada {f}
pronominal verb {n}  :: verbo pronominal {m}
pronoun {n} (type of noun)  :: pronome {m}
pronounce {v} (to pronounce) SEE: say  ::
pronounce {v} (to officially declare)  :: declarar
pronounce {v} (to sound out a word)  :: pronunciar
pronouncement {n} (an official public announcement)  :: pronunciamento {m}
pronunciation {n} (sound of a word)  :: pronúncia {f}
pronunciation {n} (way in which words are pronounced)  :: pronúncia, pronunciação {f}, prolação {f}
proof {n} (any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth)  :: prova {f}
proof {n} (the degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief)  :: prova {f}
proof {n} (quality or state of having been proved or tried)  :: provado {m}
proof {n} (process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed)  :: prova {f}
proofread {v} (to check for errors in spelling and grammar)  :: revisar
proofreader {n} (person who proofreads)  :: revisor {m}
proofreader {n} (person whose occupation is to proofread)  :: revisor {m}
prop {n} (object placed against or under another, to support it)  :: escora {f}, apoio {m}, amparo {m}
prop {n} (item placed on a stage to create a scene)  :: acessório {m}
propaganda {n} (concerted set of messages)  :: propaganda {f}
propagandism {n} (use of propaganda)  :: propagandismo {m}
propagation {n} (the multiplication or natural increase in a population)  :: propagação {f}
propagation {n} (the dissemination of something to a larger area or greater number)  :: propagação {f}
propagation {n} (the act of propagating, especially the movement of a wave)  :: propagação {f}
propagule {n} (a reproductive particle released by an organism that may germinate into another)  :: propágulo {m}
propane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C3H8)  :: propano {m}
proparoxytone {adj} (proparoxytone)  :: proparoxítono, esdrúxulo
proparoxytone {n} (proparoxytone)  :: esdrúxulo {m}
propel {v} (to cause to move in a certain direction)  :: propulsar
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel)  :: propulsor, hélice {f}
propelling pencil {n} (mechanical pencil) SEE: mechanical pencil  ::
propenoic {adj} (acrylic) SEE: acrylic  ::
propensity {n} (tendency)  :: propensão, tendência, inclinação, predisposição, predileção
proper {adj} (fit, suitable)  :: apropriado, próprio, adequado
proper {adj} (following the established standards of behavior or manners)  :: apropriado, decente
proper {adj} (in the very strictest sense of the word)  :: propriamente dito
proper {adj} (grammar: designating a particular person, place or thing)  :: próprio
proper {adj} (belonging to oneself or itself, own)  :: próprio
proper {adj} (complete, thorough)  :: completo
proper {adj} (informal: utter)  :: por completo
properly {adv} (in a proper manner)  :: propriamente
proper noun {n} (the name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity)  :: substantivo próprio {m}, nome próprio {m}
property {n} (something owned)  :: propriedade {f}, bem {m}
property {n} (piece of real estate)  :: propriedade {f}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing)  :: possessão {f}
property {n} (attribute or abstract quality associated with an object, individual or concept)  :: propriedade {f}, qualidade {f}
property {n} (an attribute characteristic of a class of objects)  :: propriedade {f}, qualidade {f}
property {n} (computing: an editable parameter associated with an application, or its value)  :: propriedade {f}
property {n} (an object used in a dramatic production)  :: acessório {m}
propfan {n} (modified turbofan)  :: propfan {m}
prophecy {n} (prediction)  :: profecia {f}
prophesy {v} (to predict)  :: profetizar, vaticinar, predizer
prophesy {v} (to speak as a prophet)  :: profetizar
prophet {n} (one who speaks by divine inspiration)  :: profeta {m}, profetisa {f}
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future)  :: profeta {m}, vidente {m} {f}
prophetess {n} (female prophet)  :: profetisa {f}
prophylactic {adj} (Serving to prevent or protect against an undesired effect, especially disease)  :: profiláctico
prophylaxis {n} (prevention of, or protective treatment for disease)  :: profilaxia {f}
propiska {n} (system of mandatory registration in ex-USSR)  :: propiska {f}
propolis {n} (glue-like substance)  :: própolis
proponency {n} (advocacy) SEE: advocacy  ::
proportion {n} (quantity that is part of the whole)  :: proporção {f}
proportion {v} (to set or render in proportion)  :: proporcionar
proportional {adj} (at a constant ratio (to))  :: proporcional
proportionate {adj} (harmonious and symmetrical)  :: proporcional
proposal {n} (that which is proposed)  :: proposta {f}
proposal {n} (Law: the offer by a party of what they have in view)  :: proposta {f}
propose {v} (to suggest a plan or course of action)  :: propor
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage)  :: pedir a mão
propose {v} (to intend)  :: pretender
proposition {n} (uncountable: act of offering for consideration)  :: proposição {f}
proposition {n} (idea or plan offered)  :: proposição {f}, proposta {f}
proposition {n} (math: assertion which can be considered true or false)  :: proposição {f}
propound {v} (to put forward; to offer for discussion or debate)  :: propor
proprietary {adj} (relating to property or ownership)  :: proprietário
proprietary {adj} (of or relating to the quality of being an owner)  :: proprietário
proprietary {adj} (manufactured exclusively by the IPR owner)  :: proprietário
proprietary {adj} (privately owned)  :: privado, particular
proprietor {n} (owner)  :: proprietário {m}, dono {m}
propriety {n} (fitness; the quality of being appropriate)  :: propriedade {f}
propriety {n} (correctness in behaviour and morals)  :: propriedade {f}
proprioception {n} (sense of the position of parts of the body)  :: propriocepção {f}
propulsion {n}  :: propulsão {f}
propyl {n} (hydrocarbon radicals)  :: propil {m}
prorogue {v} (to prolong or extend)  :: prorrogar
prosaic {adj} (pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose)  :: prosaico, prosaico
pros and cons {n} (for and against)  :: prós e contras {m-p}
prosciutto {n} (dry-cured ham from Italy)  :: prosciutto {m}
proscribe {v} (forbid or prohibit)  :: proscrever, proibir
prose {n} (written language not intended as poetry)  :: prosa {f}
prosecutor {n} (a person instituting criminal prosecution)  :: promotor {m}, promotora {f}
proselyte {n} (one who has converted to a religion)  :: prosélito {m}
proselytism {n} (proselytizing or being a proselyte)  :: proselitismo {m}
proselytize {v} (to convert to one’s own faith)  :: converter
proselytize {v} (to induce people to join a cause)  :: proselitizar, proselitar
prosodic {adj} (relating to prosody)  :: prosódico
prosody {n} (linguistics: study of rhythm and other attributes in speech)  :: prosódia {f}
prosody {n} (poetry: study of poetic meter etc)  :: prosódia {f}
prosopagnosia {n} (disorder of face perception)  :: prosopagnosia {f}
prospect {n} (position affording a fine view) SEE: lookout  ::
prospect {n} (region which the eye overlooks at one time)  :: perspectiva
prospect {n} (act of looking forward; foresight; anticipation)  :: expectativa
prospect {n} (potential things that may come to pass, usually favorable)  :: expectativa {f}
prospect {v} (to determine which minerals or metals are present in a location)  :: prospectar
prospective {adj} (following the same population)  :: prospectivo, prospetivo
prosper {v} (to be successful)  :: prosperar
prosperity {n} (condition of being prosperous)  :: prosperidade {f}
prosperous {adj} (characterized by success)  :: próspero {m}
prosperous {adj} (well off; affluent)  :: próspero
prosperous {adj} (favorable)  :: próspero
prostaglandin {n} (lipid)  :: prostaglandina
prostate {n} (prostate gland)  :: próstata {f}
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate  ::
prostatitis {n} (inflammation of the prostate)  :: prostatite {f}
prosthesis {n} (prothesis) SEE: prothesis  ::
prosthesis {n} (artificial replacement for a body part)  :: prótese {f}
prosthetic {n} (prosthesis) SEE: prosthesis  ::
prostitute {n} (a person having sex for profit)  :: prostituta {f}, mulher da vida {f}
prostitute {v} (to perform sexual activity for money)  :: prostituir-se
prostitute {v} (to make another person, or organisation, prostitute themselves)  :: prostituir
prostitute {n} (promiscuous person) SEE: whore  ::
prostitution {n} (having sex for profit)  :: prostituição {f}
prostokvasha {n} (soured milk)  :: leite fermentado {m}
prostrate {v} (to lie flat or facedown)  :: prostrar
prostrate {v} (to throw oneself down in submission)  :: prostrar-se
prostrate {v} (to cause to lie down)  :: prostrar
protactinium {n} (chemical element)  :: protactínio {m}
protagonist {n} (main character)  :: protagonista {m} {f}
protagonist {n} (leading person in a contest)  :: protagonista {m} {f}
protagonist {n} (advocate)  :: protagonista {m} {f}
protease {n} (enzyme)  :: protease {f}
protect {v} (to keep safe)  :: proteger
protection {n} (process of keeping safe)  :: protecção {f}, [Brazil] proteção {f}
protectionism {n} (A policy of protecting the domestic producers of a product by imposing tariffs, quotas or other barriers on imports)  :: protecionismo {m}
protective {adj} (serving, intended or wishing to protect)  :: protetor, protetivo
protective {n} (A condom)  :: preservativo {m}
protector {n} (someone who protects or guards)  :: protetor {m}
protector {n} (a mechanism which is designed to protect)  :: protetor {m}
protectorate {n} (government by a protector)  :: protetorado {m}
protege {n} (protégé) SEE: protégé  ::
protein {n} (biochemistry: complex molecule)  :: proteína {f}
protein {n} (class of food)  :: proteína {f}
protein shake {n} (beverage)  :: shake de proteína {m}
proteomic {adj} (Of or relating to proteomics)  :: proteómico, proteômico
proteomics {n} (branch of molecular biology)  :: proteómica {f} [Portugal], proteômica {f} [Brazil]
Proterozoic {prop} (eon 2,500-541 Ma)  :: Proterozoico {m}
Proterozoic {adj} (of eon from 2,500 to 541 million years ago)  :: proterozoico
protest {v} (to make a strong objection)  :: protestar
protest {n} (formal objection)  :: protesto {m}
protest {n} (collective gesture of disapproval: demonstration)  :: manifestação {f}
Protestant {n} (someone who is a member of such a denomination)  :: protestante {m} {f}
Protestant {adj} (Protestant)  :: protestante
Protestantism {n} (faith)  :: protestantismo {m}
protester {n} (person who protests)  :: protestante {m} {f}
Proteus {prop} (mythology)  :: Proteu {m}
Proteus {prop} (moon)  :: Proteu
protégé {n} (person who is guided and supported)  :: protegido {m}
prothesis {n} (the addition of a sound or syllable at the beginning of a word without changing the word's meaning or the rest of its structure)  :: prótese {f}
prothrombin {n} (glycoprotein)  :: protrombina {f}
protist {n} (eukaryotic unicellular organisms)  :: protista
protium {n} (lightest isotope of hydrogen)  :: prótio {m}
protoanemonin {n} (toxin found in all plants of the buttercup family)  :: protoanemonina {f}
protocerebrum {n} (the anterior part of the arthropod brain)  :: protocérebro {m}
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) SEE: Ur-Germanic  ::
Proto-Indo-European {prop} (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages)  :: proto-indo-europeu {m}
Proto-Indo-European {n} (person who spoke the Proto-Indo-European language)  :: proto-indo-europeu {m}
Proto-Indo-European {adj} (pertaining to the Proto-Indo-European language, or the people who spoke it, see also: Indo-European)  :: proto-indo-europeu {m}
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European  ::
proto-language {n} (common ancestor language)  :: proto-língua {f}, protolíngua {f}
protomartyr {n} (any of the first Christian martyrs)  :: protomártir {m}
Proto-Mayan {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language)  :: protomaia
proton {n} (positively charged nucleon)  :: próton {m}
protoplanet {n} (astronomical object)  :: protoplaneta {m}
protoplasm {n} (entire contents of a cell)  :: protoplasma {m}
Proto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic)  :: protoeslavo {m}
Proto-Slavic {adj} (of or pertaining to Proto-Slavic language or people who spoke it)  :: protoeslavo
protostar {n} (protostar)  :: protoestrela {f}
prototype {n} (an original object or form which is a basis for other objects)  :: protótipo {m}
protozoal {adj} (protozoan) SEE: protozoan  ::
protozoan {n} (any of a diverse group of eukaryotes)  :: protozoário {m}
protozoan {adj} (pertaining to a protozoan)  :: protozoário
protract {v} (To draw out; to extend, especially in duration.)  :: prolongar
protractor {n} (a circular or semicircular tool for measuring angles)  :: transferidor {m}
protrude {v} (to extend from)  :: protrair
protuberance {n} (Something that protrudes)  :: protuberância {f}, saliência {f}
proud {adj} (gratified, feeling honoured, feeling satisfied)  :: orgulhoso
proud {adj} (possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves)  :: orgulhoso
proud {adj} (having a too high opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious)  :: orgulhoso, soberbo
proud {adj} (generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride)  :: orgulhante
proudly {adv} (in a proud manner)  :: orgulhosamente
prove {v} (to demonstrate that something is true; to give proof for)  :: provar, demonstrar
prove {v} (to put to the test, to make trial of)  :: provar, experimentar
prove {v} (to ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify.)  :: validar, comprovar
proven {adj} (having been proved)  :: provado {m}
Provençal {prop} (language spoken in Provence)  :: provençal {m}
provenance {n} (place or source of origin)  :: procedência {f}, proveniência {f}
provenance {n} (of a person: background, history, place of origin, ancestry)  :: procedência {f}, proveniência {f}
Provence {prop} (region in France)  :: Provença {f}
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur {prop} (region of France)  :: Provença-Alpes-Costa Azul
proverb {n} (phrase expressing a basic truth)  :: provérbio {m}
proverbial {adj} (of a proverb)  :: proverbial
proverbial {adj} (widely known; famous)  :: proverbial
Proverbs {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Provérbios {m}
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired)  :: prover
provide {v} (to furnish (with))  :: prover
providence {n} (prudent care and management of resources; thriftiness)  :: providência {f}
providence {n} (careful guardianship exercised by a deity)  :: providência {f}
providence {n} (manifestation of divine care or direction)  :: providência {f}
provider {n} (provider)  :: fornecedor {m}
province {n} (a subdivision of government usually one step below the national level)  :: província {f}
provincial {adj} (of or pertaining to a province)  :: provincial {m}
provincial {adj} (exhibiting the ways or manners of a province)  :: interiorano {m}, provinciano {m}
provision {n} (item of goods or supplies obtained for future use)  :: provisão {f}
provision {n} (money set aside)  :: provisão {f}
provision {v} (to supply with provisions)  :: prover, aprovisionar, provisionar
provisional {adj} (temporary)  :: provisório
provocation {n} (act of provoking)  :: provocação {f}
provoke {v} (to cause to become angry)  :: provocar, irritar
provost {n} (senior academic administrator)  :: pró-reitor {m}
provost {n} (military prison keeper)  :: preboste
prow {n} (fore part of a vessel; bow)  :: proa {f}
prowess {n} (skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity)  :: destreza {f}
prowess {n} (distinguished bravery or courage, especially in battle; heroism)  :: proeza {f}
proxenetism {n} (negotiation of immoral bargains between the sexes; procuring)  :: proxenetismo {m}
proximal phalange {n} (bone)  :: falange proximal {f}, falange {f}
proximately {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately  ::
proximity {n} (closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship)  :: proximidade {f}
proxy {n} (agent or substitute authorized to act for another person)  :: procurador {m}, procuradora {f}, testa-de-ferro {m}, testa-de-ferro {m}, laranja {m}
proxy {n} (authority to act for another, especially when written)  :: procuração {f}
proxy {n} ((software) An interface for a service)  :: proxy {m}
proxy server {n} (hardware server)  :: servidor proxy {m}, proxy server {m}
præstige {n} (Archaic spelling of prestige) SEE: prestige  ::
prude {n} (A person who is or tries to be excessively proper)  :: pudico {m}
prudence {n} (The quality or state of being prudent)  :: prudência {f}
prudent {adj} (sagacious in adapting means to ends)  :: prudente
prudent {adj} (practically wise, judicious, shrewd)  :: prudente
prudent {adj} (frugal; economical; not extravagant)  :: prudente
prudery {n} (condition of being prudish; prudishness)  :: pudor {m}
prudish {adj} (exaggeratedly proper)  :: pudico
prune {n} (plum) SEE: plum  ::
prune {n} (dried plum)  :: ameixa seca {f}
prune {n} (old woman)  :: maracujá de gaveta {m}
prune {v} (trim a tree or shrub)  :: podar
prune {v} ((figuratively) cut down or shorten)  :: podar
prurient {adj} (uneasy with desire; lustful)  :: lascivo, libidinoso, indecente, promíscuo
prurient {adj} (arousing sexual desire)  :: lascivo
Prussia {prop} (geographical area)  :: Prússia {f}
Prussia {prop} (former baltic country)  :: Prússia {f}
Prussia {prop} (German province)  :: Prússia {f}
pry {v} (to look where one is not welcome; to be nosey)  :: bisbilhotar, xeretar
psalm {n} (sacred song)  :: salmo {m}
psalm {n} (a hymn collected into one book of the Old Testament)  :: salmo {m}
Psalms {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Salmos
psalter {n} (The Book of Psalms)  :: saltério {m}
psalterium {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
psaltery {n} (instrument)  :: saltério
psamment {n} (an entisol consisting of unconsolidated sand deposits)  :: arenossolo {m}
pschent {n} (the double crown of ancient Egypt)  :: pschent {m}
pseudo- {prefix} (not genuine)  :: pseudo-
pseudoaneurysm {n} (hematoma that forms as the result of a leaking hole in an artery)  :: pseudoaneurisma {m}
pseudocarp {n} (accessory fruit) SEE: accessory fruit  ::
pseudocereal {n} (plant whose seeds are used to make flour, but doesn’t belong to the grass family)  :: pseudocereal {m}
pseudocode {n} (description of a computer programming algorithm)  :: pseudocódigo {m}
pseudodemocracy {n} (a government that holds elections but restricts civil liberties)  :: pseudodemocracia {f}
pseudodemocratic {adj} (of or pertaining to pseudodemocracy)  :: pseudodemocrático
pseudoephedrine {n} (sympathomimetic alkaloid)  :: pseudoefedrina {f}
pseudofruit {n} (accessory fruit) SEE: accessory fruit  ::
pseudogout {n} (medical condition)  :: pseudogota {f}
pseudohypha {n} (a chain of blastoconidia)  :: pseudo-hifa {f}
pseudonym {n} (fictitious name)  :: pseudónimo {m}, pseudônimo {m} [Brazil]
pseudorabies {n} (a highly contagious herpes virus infection)  :: doença de Aujeszky {f}, pseudorraiva {f}
pseudoscience {n} (purported science)  :: pseudociência {f}
pseudoscientific {adj} (of, relating to, or employing pseudoscience)  :: pseudocientífico
psi {n} (Greek letter)  :: psi {m}
Pskov {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Pskov {f}
psoriasis {n} (facial skin disease)  :: psoríase {f}
psoriatic {adj} (of, pertaining to or suffering from psoriasis)  :: psoriásico, psoriático, psoríaco, psórico
psst {interj} (implying secrecy)  :: psit
psychasthenia {n} (psychological disorder characterized by phobias, obsessions, compulsions, or excessive anxiety)  :: psicastenia {f}
psychasthenic {adj} (affected with, or relating to, psychasthenia)  :: psicasténico [Portugal], psicastênico [Brazil]
psychasthenic {n} (an individual who has psychasthenia)  :: psicasténico {m} [Portugal], psicastênico {m} [Brazil]
Psyche {prop} (Greco-Roman goddess)  :: Psiquê {f}
psychedelic {adj} (of, containing or generating hallucinations, etc.)  :: psicodélico
psychiatric {adj} (of, or relating to, psychiatry)  :: psiquiátrico
psychiatrist {n} (doctor specializing in psychiatry)  :: psiquiatra {m} {f}
psychiatry {n} (branch of medicine dealing with mental illness)  :: psiquiatria {f}
psychic {n} (a person who possesses, or appears to possess, extra-sensory abilities)  :: sensitivo
psychic {n} (a person who contacts the dead)  :: sensitivo, médium
psychic {adj} (relating to the abilities of a psychic)  :: parapsíquico, psíquico
psycho {adj} ((colloquial or pejorative) Psychotic)  :: psicótico {m}, psicopático {m}
psycho {n} (psychotic or otherwise insane person)  :: psicopata {m} {f}, psicótico {m}, louco {m}, doido {m}, insano {m}
psycho {n} (person acting in a bizarre or dangerous manner)  :: psicopata {m-f}, psicótico {m}
psycho- {prefix} (relating to the mind)  :: psico-
psychoanalysis {n} (family of psychological theories)  :: psicanálise {f}
psychographer {n} (medium able to psychograph)  :: psicógrafo {m}
psychokinesis {n} (movement inanimate objects by the use of psychic power)  :: telecinésia
psycholinguistic {adj} (pertaining to psycholinguistics)  :: psicolinguístico
psycholinguistics {n} (study of comprehension and production of language)  :: psicolinguística {f}
psychological {adj} (of or pertaining to psychology)  :: psicológico
psychologically {adv} (in a psychological manner)  :: psicologicamente
psychologist {n} (expert in the field of psychology)  :: psicólogo {m}, psicóloga {f}
psychology {n} (study of the human mind)  :: psicologia {f}
psychology {n} (the study of the human behavior)  :: psicologia {f}
psychology {n} (the study of animal behavior)  :: psicologia {f}
psychology {n} (the mental characteristics of a particular individual)  :: psicologia {f}
psychometry {n} (paranormal ability)  :: psicometria
psychopath {n} (person with a personality disorder)  :: psicopata {m} {f}
psychopathic {adj} (relating to a psychopath)  :: psicopático
psychopathological {adj} (of or relating to psychopathology)  :: psicopatológico
psychopathology {n} (study of mental illness)  :: psicopatologia {f}
psychopathy {n} (personality disorder)  :: psicopatia {f}
psychopedagogic {adj} (relating to psychopedagogy)  :: psicopedagógico
psychopedagogically {adv} (in terms of psychopedagogy)  :: psicopedagogicamente
psychopedagogy {n} (psycology of education)  :: psicopedagogia {f}
psychopolitical {adj} (relating to psychopolitics)  :: psicopolítico
psychopolitics {n} (interaction between psychology and politics)  :: psicopolítica {f}
psychopomp {n} (entity who assists souls)  :: psicopompo {m}
psychosis {n} (mental disorder)  :: psicose {f}
psychosomatic {adj} (of physical effects with mental causes)  :: psicossomático
psychotechnology {n} (the technological application of psychology)  :: psicotecnologia {f}
psychotherapist {n} (who practices psychotherapy)  :: psicoterapeuta {m} {f}
psychotherapy {n} (treatment of those with mental illness)  :: psicoterapia {f}
psychotic {adj} (of, related to, or suffering from psychosis)  :: psicótico
psychrometer {n} (instrument which measures atmospheric humidity)  :: psicrómetro {m} [Portugal], psicrômetro {m} [Brazil]
psychrophile {n} (type of organism)  :: psicrófilo {m}
psychrophilic {adj} (capable of living at relatively low temperature)  :: psicrófilo
pâté {n} (finely-ground paste of meat, fish or vegetables)  :: patê {m}
pétanque {n} (form of boules)  :: petanca {f}
ptarmigan {n} (a small grouse, Lagopus)  :: lagópode {m}, lagopo {m}
pteridophyte {n} (vascular plants that produce spores but not seeds)  :: pteridófita {f}
pterodactyl {n} (informal term for any pterosaur)  :: pterodáctilo {m}
Ptolemy {prop} (name of Greek origin)  :: Ptolomeu {m}, Ptolemeu {m}
pub {n} (public house)  :: bar {m}, taberna {f}, cervejaria {f}
pube {n} (a single pubic hair)  :: pentelho {m}
puberty {n} (age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction)  :: puberdade {f}
pubescent {n} (arriving at puberty)  :: pubescente, púbere
pubic hair {n} (collectively)  :: pelos púbicos {m-p}, pelos pubianos {m-p}, pentelhos {m-p}
pubic hair {n} (singular)  :: pelo púbico {m}, pelo pubiano {m}, pentelho {m}
pubic louse {n} (crab louse) SEE: crab louse  ::
pubis {n} (the pubic bone)  :: púbis {m}, osso púbico {m}
public {adj} (able to be seen or known to everybody)  :: público
public {adj} (pertaining to people as a whole)  :: público
public {adj} (provided (by the government) for the community)  :: estatal {f}, público
public {adj} (open to all members of a community)  :: público
public {n} (people in general)  :: público {m}
publication {n} (act of publishing)  :: publicação {f}
publication {n} (an issue of printed or other matter)  :: publicação {f}
publication {n} (communication of information)  :: publicação {f}
public domain {n} (realm of intellectual property)  :: domínio público {m}
public figure {n} (person subject to public interest)  :: figura pública {f}
public finance {n} (field of economics)  :: finanças públicas {f}
public house {n} (pub) SEE: pub  ::
publicity {n} (advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something)  :: publicidade {f}
public law {n} (law)  :: direito público {m}
publicly {adv} (in an open and public manner)  :: publicamente
public opinion {n} (opinion of the public)  :: opinião pública {f}
public relations {n} (profession)  :: relações públicas {f-p}
public school {n} (publicly administered school)  :: escola pública {f}
public servant {n} (convict) SEE: convict  ::
public servant {n} (civil servant) SEE: civil servant  ::
public speaking {n} (art of public speaking) SEE: oratory  ::
public telephone {n} (public telephone)  :: telefone público {m}
public transit {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
public transport {n} (form of transport)  :: transporte público {m}
public transportation {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
publish {v} (to issue a medium (e.g. publication))  :: publicar
publish {v} (to issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution)  :: publicar
publish {v} (to announce to the public)  :: publicar, anunciar
publishable {adj} (able to be published)  :: publicável
publisher {n} (One who publishes, especially books)  :: editor {m}, editora {f}, editores {p}
publishing house {n} (company that produces books)  :: editora {f}, editorial {m}
publish or perish {v} (the pressure to frequently publish in academic journals)  :: publicar ou perecer, publique ou pereça, publicar ou morrer
puck {n} (disk used in hockey)  :: disco de hóquei {m}
pudding {n} (sausage made primarily from blood)  :: morcela {f}
pudding {n} (boiled or steamed cake or dessert)  :: pudim {m}
pudding {n} (dessert similar to custard or mousse, containing a starchy thickening agent)  :: pudim {m}
pudding {n} (any dessert) SEE: dessert  ::
puddle {n} (a small pool of water)  :: poça {f}
pudor {n} (appropriate sense of modesty or shame)  :: pudor {m}
Puducherry {prop} (Puducherry, India)  :: Pondicherry {f}
puerperium {n} (period of time following childbirth)  :: puerpério {m}
Puerto Rican {n} (person from Puerto Rico)  :: porto-riquenho {m}
Puerto Rican {adj} (pertaining to Puerto Rico)  :: porto-riquenho
Puerto Rico {prop} (Caribbean Commonwealth)  :: Porto Rico
puff {v} (pant) SEE: pant  ::
puff {n} (homosexual) SEE: poof  ::
puff {n} (sharp exhalation of a small amount of breath through the mouth)  :: sopro {m}
puff {n} (ability to breathe easily while exerting oneself)  :: fôlego {m}
puff {n} (small quantity of gas or smoke in the air)  :: baforada {f}
puff {n} (informal: act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe)  :: pitada {f}
puff {n} (slang: cannabis)  :: erva {f}, maconha {f}
puff {n} (type of cake)  :: profiterole {m}
puffadder {n} (Britis arietans)  :: biúta
puffer {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
puffer {n} (someone or something that puffs)  :: soprador {m}, pitador {m}
pufferfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
puffin {n} (seabird with a coloured beak)  :: papagaio-do-mar {m}
puff pastry {n} (light, flaky pastry)  :: massa folhada {f}, folhado {m}
Puglian {adj} (Apulian) SEE: Apulian  ::
pugnacious {adj} (aggressive, belligerent)  :: pugnaz, pugnace, belicoso
puke {n} (vomit)  :: vômito
puke {v} (to vomit)  :: vomitar
pulao {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf  ::
pull {n} (act of pulling)  :: puxada {f}
pull {n} (attractive force)  :: atração {f}
pull {v} (transitive: apply force to (something) so it comes towards one)  :: puxar, tirar
pull {v} (intransitive: apply force such that an object comes toward the person or thing applying the force)  :: puxar
pull {v} (remove (something) from circulation)  :: tirar
pull {v} (do, perform)  :: dar
pull an all-nighter {v} (work throughout the night)  :: passar a noite em claro, virar a noite, fazer uma direta [informal]
pull apart {v} (disassemble) SEE: disassemble  ::
pullet {n} (spineless person) SEE: chicken  ::
pullet {n} (young hen)  :: franga {f}
pulley {n} (one of simple machines)  :: roldana {f}
pull in {v} (to pull something, so that comes inside)  :: puxar para dentro
pull in {v} (to approach a station)  :: encostar, chegar
pull off {v} (To achieve; to succeed at something difficult)  :: conseguir
pull oneself together {v} (to become mentally focused after a period of being unfocused)  :: recompor-se
pull one's socks up {v} (start making an effort; to renew or redouble one's efforts)  :: pôr a mão na massa, meter a mão na massa
pull out {v} (to withdraw)  :: retirar, retirar-se
pull out {v} (to use coitus interruptus as a method of birth control)  :: tirar
pull out {v} (to remove something from a container)  :: puxar, tirar
pull out {v} (to maneuver a vehicle from the side of a road onto the lane)  :: sair
pull over {v} (come to a stop on the roadside or the hard shoulder)  :: encostar
pullover {n} (sweater)  :: pulôver {m}
pull the wool over someone's eyes {v} (to deceive someone)  :: enganar, enrolar, embromar
pulmonary {adj} (related to lungs)  :: pulmonar
pulmonary circulation {n} (part of blood circulation)  :: circulação pulmonar {f}
pulmonary tuberculosis {n} (tuberculosis infecting the lungs)  :: tuberculose pulmonar {f}
pulp {n} (soft, moist mass)  :: polpa {f}
pulp {n} (center of a fruit)  :: polpa {f}, carne {f}
pulp {n} (center of a tooth)  :: polpa {f}
pulp {n} (mass of which paper is produced)  :: polpa {f}, massa {f}
pulpit {n} (raised platform in church)  :: púlpito {m}
pulpy {adj} (having the characteristics of pulp, soft, squishy)  :: polposo {m}, polpudo {m}
pulsar {n} (rotating neutron star)  :: pulsar
pulsate {v} (to expand and contract rhythmically; to throb or to beat)  :: pulsar
pulsation {n} (regular throbbing of the heart)  :: pulsação {f}
pulse {n} (regular beat caused by the heart)  :: pulso {m}
pulse {n} (beat, throb)  :: pulso {m}
pulse {n} (in music)  :: pulso {m}
pulse {v} (to beat, throb or flash)  :: pulsar
pulse {v} (to flow, particularly of blood)  :: circular, pulsar
puma {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar  ::
pumice {n} (pumice)  :: pedra-pomes {f}
pump {n} (trainer or sneaker) SEE: trainer  ::
pump {n} (device for moving liquid or gas)  :: bomba {f}
pump {n} (instance of the action of a pump; one stroke of a pump; any action similar to pumping)  :: bombeio {m}
pump {n} (device for dispensing liquid or gas to be sold, especially fuel)  :: bomba {f}
pump {v} (transitive: to use a pump to move liquid or gas)  :: bombear
pump {v} (to move rhythmically)  :: bombear
pump {v} (slang: to be going very well)  :: estar bombando [Brazil]
pumpkin {n} (plant)  :: abóbora {f}, jerimum {m}, aboboreira {f} [Brazil]
pumpkin {n} (fruit of this plant)  :: abóbora {f}, jerimum {m} [Brazil]
pumpkin {n} (color)  :: abóbora, cor de abóbora
pumpkin pie {n} (pie made from the flesh of pumpkins)  :: torta de abóbora {f}
pun {n} (joke or type of wordplay)  :: trocadilho {m}
punch {n} (hit or strike with one's fist)  :: murro {m}, soco
punch {v} (to strike something or someone with one's fist)  :: esmurrar, socar
punch {v} (to make holes)  :: furar
punch {n} (device for creating holes in thin material)  :: perfuradora {f}
punch {n} (mechanism for punching holes in paper)  :: perfuradora {f}
punch {v} (to employ a punch to create a hole)  :: perfurar
punch {n} (beverage)  :: ponche {m}
punch {v} (to herd cattle) SEE: herd  ::
punch card {n} (card with have holes or notches used for storing data)  :: cartão perfurado {m}
punching bag {n} (device used to practice punching)  :: saco de pancada {m}, saco de boxe {m}
punching bag {n} (object of abuse)  :: saco de pancada {m}
punch list {n} (list of items required to complete a project)  :: lista de pendências {f}
punctual {adj} (prompt)  :: pontual
punctuality {n} (state of being punctual)  :: pontualidade {f}
punctually {adv} (in a punctual manner)  :: pontualmente
punctuate {v} (emphasize, stress) SEE: emphasize  ::
punctuation {n} (set of symbols)  :: pontuação {f}
punctuation mark {n} (symbol to make the sense of what is written easier to determine)  :: sinal de pontuação {m}
puncture {v} (puncture) SEE: pierce  ::
puncture {n} (hole, cut or tear)  :: punctura {f}, perfuração {f}
pundit {n} (a self-professed expert)  :: autoridade {f}, especialista {m} {f}
pundit {n} (a Hindu scholar)  :: pandita {m}, pandito {m}, pândita {m}
Pune {prop} (city in India)  :: Pune {f}, Poona {f}, Puna {f}
pungency {n} (foul odor)  :: fedor
Punic {adj} (treacherous)  :: púnico {m}, traiçoeiro {m}
Punic {prop} (language of Carthage)  :: púnico {m}, cartaginês {m}
Punic {adj} (Carthaginian) SEE: Carthaginian  ::
Punic War {n} (war between Ancient Rome and Carthage)  :: guerra púnica
punish {v} (to cause to suffer for crime or misconduct)  :: castigar, punir
punish {v} (to cause great harm to)  :: castigar, punir
punishable {adj} (appropriate for punishment)  :: punível, passível
punishment {n} (the act of punishing)  :: punição {f}
punishment {n} (penalty for wrongdoing)  :: castigo {m}, punição {f}
punitive {adj} (punishing)  :: punitivo
Punjab {prop} (geographical region in South Asia)  :: Pendjab {m}, Panjabe {m}, Panjab {m}, Punjabe {m}, Penjabe {m}
Punjabi {adj} (of, pertaining to, descended from the people or culture of the Punjab, or written in the Punjabi language)  :: panjabi, punjabi
Punjabi {prop} (language spoken in the Punjab region, in Northern India and Eastern Pakistan)  :: panjabi {m}, punjabi {m}
Punjabi {n} (resident of or immigrant from the Punjab)  :: panjabi {m} {f}, punjabi {m} {f}
punk {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute  ::
punk {n} (a juvenile delinquent, young petty criminal or trouble-maker)  :: bandidinho {m}, delinquente {m} {f}
punk {n} (a worthless person)  :: imprestável {m} {f}
punk {n} (a social and musical movement rooted in rebelling against the established order)  :: punk {m}
punk {n} (the music of the punk movement)  :: punk {m}
punk {n} (a person of that movement, a punk rocker)  :: punk {m} {f}
puny {adj} (of inferior size)  :: franzino, fraco, pequeno
pup {n} (young dog, etc.)  :: filhote {m}
pupa {n} (insect)  :: pupa {f}
pupil {n} (learner)  :: pupilo {m}, pupila {f}
pupil {n} (the hole in the middle of the iris of the eye)  :: pupila {f}
puppet {n} (movable model of a person or animal)  :: fantoche {m}
puppet {n} (person or country controlled by another)  :: marionete {f}, fantoche {m}
puppet {n} (doll) SEE: doll  ::
puppeteer {n} (person who uses a puppet)  :: marionetista {m-f}, fantocheiro {m}
puppetry {n} (art of making and performing with puppets)  :: titeragem {f}
puppet show {n} (theatrical performance with puppets)  :: fantochada {f}, show de fantoches {m}
puppy {n} (young dog)  :: filhote de cão/cachorro {m}, cachorrinho {m}
puppy {n} (young rat)  :: ratinho {m}
purchase {n} (the act or process of seeking and obtaining something)  :: compra {f}, aquisição {f}
purchase {n} (individual item one has purchased)  :: aquisição {f}
purchase {n} (the acquisition of title to, or property in, anything for a price)  :: compra {f}, compras {f-p}
purchase {n} (that which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent)  :: compra {f}
purchase {v} (to obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price)  :: comprar, comprar
pure {adj} (free of flaws or imperfections)  :: puro
pure {adj} (free of foreign material or pollutants)  :: puro
pure {adj} (free of immoral behavior or qualities; clean)  :: puro
pure {adv} (extremely)  :: bem
puree {n} (food that has been ground into a thick liquid)  :: puré
purely imaginary number {n} (imaginary number) SEE: imaginary number  ::
purgatory {n} (situation causing suffering)  :: suplício {m}
purgatory {n} (Purgatory) SEE: Purgatory  ::
Purgatory {prop} (intermediate state after physical death)  :: purgatório {m}
purge {n} (the act of purging)  :: purgar
purge {n} (forcible removal of undesirable people from political activity, etc.)  :: purga {f}
purge {v} (to clean thoroughly; to cleanse; to rid of impurities)  :: purgar
purge {v} (to free from sin, guilt, or the burden or responsibility of misdeeds)  :: purgar
purge {v} (to void the bowels; to vomit)  :: purgar
purge {v} (to clear of a charge, suspicion, or imputation)  :: purgar
purification {n} (act of purifying)  :: purificação {f}
purificator {n} (napkin)  :: sanguíneo, purificatório, sanguinho
purify {v} (cleanse something of impurities)  :: purificar
purine {n} (organic heterocyclic base)  :: purina {f}
purity {n} (the state of being pure)  :: pureza
purple {n} (colour)  :: roxo, púrpura, violeta
purple {adj} (colour)  :: púrpura, roxo
purpleheart {n} (a large tropical tree, of the genus Peltogyne, native to parts of South America and the West Indies)  :: pau-violeta, roxinho {m}, guarabu {m}, barabu {m}
purple heron {n} (Ardea purpurea)  :: garça-vermelha {f}
purple prose {n} (extravagant or flowery writing)  :: verborragismo {m}
purplewood {n} (purpleheart) SEE: purpleheart  ::
purport {v} (to convey)  :: pretender, dizer, supor
purport {n} (import)  :: propósito {m}
purpose {n} (target)  :: propósito {m}
purpose {n} (intention)  :: propósito {m}, intenção {f}, objetivo {m}
purpose {n} (reason for doing something)  :: propósito {m}
purposefully {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose  ::
purposely {adv} (on purpose; intentionally)  :: propositadamente
purpure {n} (purple colour on a coat of arms)  :: púrpura
purpure {adj} (in blazon, of the colour purple)  :: púrpura
purr {v} (cat to make a vibrating sound in its throat)  :: ronronar
purr {n} (vibrating sound made by a cat when contented)  :: ronrono
purse {n} (small bag for carrying money)  :: moedeiro {m}
purse {n} (small bag for carrying personal items)  :: bolsa {f}
purse {n} (quantity of money)  :: fundo {m}
purslane {n} (a plant of the family Portulacaceae)  :: portulaca {f}, beldroega {f}
purslane {n} (Portulaca oleracea)  :: portulaca {f}, beldroega {f}
pursuant {adj} (in conformance to, or in agreement with)  :: em conformidade com
pursue {v} (to follow urgently)  :: perseguir
pursue {v} (to aim for)  :: procurar, perseguir
pursuer {n} (one who pursues)  :: perseguidor {m}
pursuit {n} (act of pursuing)  :: perseguição {f}
purulent {adj} (consisting of pus)  :: purulento
purveyor {n} (supplier) SEE: supplier  ::
pus {n} (fluid found in regions of infection)  :: pus {m}
Pusan {prop} (Busan) SEE: Busan  ::
push {v} (transitive: apply a force to (an object) so that it moves away)  :: empurrar
push {n} (short, directed application of force; act of pushing)  :: empurrão {m}
pushing up daisies {adj} ((euphemism) dead)  :: comendo capim pela raiz
Pushkin {prop} (Russian surname)  :: Pushkin
pushover {n} (Someone who is easily swayed or influenced to change his/her mind or comply)  :: influenciável
pushpin {n} (thumbtack) SEE: thumbtack  ::
push scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter  ::
pushup {n} (push-up) SEE: push-up  ::
push-up {n} (exercise performed by resting on one's toes and hands and pushing one's weight off the floor)  :: flexão {f}
pusillanimous {adj} (showing cowardice)  :: pusilânime
Puss in Boots {prop} (fairy tale)  :: Gato de Botas {m}
pussy {n} (informal: affectionate term for a cat)  :: chaninho {m}
pussy {n} (slang: female genitalia)  :: boceta {f}, buceta {f}, xana {f}, xoxota {f}, xavasca {f}, rata {f}, periquita {f}
pussy {n} (informal: coward)  :: covarde {m}, frango {m}, maricas {m}, mulherzinha {m}
pussy {adj} (containing pus)  :: purulento
put {v} (to place something somewhere)  :: pôr, colocar, botar
put {v} (to bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition)  :: deixar
put {v} (to express something in a certain manner)  :: pôr
putative {adj} (commonly believed or deemed to be the case)  :: putativo {m}
put away {v} (to kill someone) SEE: kill  ::
put away {v} (to place out of the way)  :: guardar
put away {v} (to store for later use)  :: estocar, armazenar
put away {v} (to send (someone) to prison) SEE: imprison  ::
put back {v} (to return something to its original place)  :: retornar, recolocar
put forward {v} (to propose for consideration)  :: apresentar, propor
Putin {prop} (surname)  :: Putin
Putinism {prop} (the political policies of Vladimir Putin)  :: putinismo {m}
put off {v} (to delay)  :: adiar
put on {v} (to don clothing)  :: vestir, pôr
put on airs {v} (become haughty, assume a haughty manner)  :: empinar o nariz, erguer o nariz
put one's hands together {v} (to clap, to applaud)  :: bater palma, bater palmas
put on weight {v} (to become heavier)  :: ganhar peso
put out {v} (place outside or eject)  :: colocar/botar/pôr para fora
put out {v} (produce)  :: produzir
put out {v} (extinguish)  :: apagar, extinguir
put out {v} (consent to sex)  :: dar
put out a fire {v} (to address a problem, especially an unexpected one)  :: apagar um incêndio
put out of one's misery {v} (informal: to euthanize)  :: acabar com o sofrimento de
putrescible {adj} (Decomposable; capable of becoming putrescent; rottable)  :: apodrecível
putrid {adj} (rotting, rotten, being in a state of putrefaction)  :: pútrido
putsch {n} (a coup; an illegal effort to forcibly overthrow the current government)  :: putsch {m}, golpe de estado {m}, golpe {m}
putschist {n} (one who participates in a putsch)  :: golpista
putter around {v} (to engage in meaningless activity)  :: ficar de enrolação
put the cart before the horse {v} (to put things in the wrong order)  :: colocar o carro à frente dos bois
put to bed {v} (help someone go to bed)  :: pôr para dormir
put to death {v} (to kill as punishment) SEE: execute  ::
put to sleep {v} (to help someone to bed) SEE: put to bed  ::
put to words {v} (verbally express) SEE: articulate  ::
putty {n} (a form of cement)  :: massa, massa de vidraceiro {f}
putty in someone's hands {n} (a person easily manipulated)  :: joguete nas mãos de {m}
put up {v} (to hang or mount)  :: afixar
put up {v} (to house, shelter)  :: hospedar
put up {v} (to present)  :: mostrar
put up {v} (to put up with) SEE: put up with  ::
put up with {v} (to put up with) SEE: bear  ::
put up with {v} (to tolerate, suffer through)  :: aguentar, suportar, tolerar
puzzle {n} (crossword puzzle) SEE: crossword  ::
puzzle {n} (anything difficult to understand or make sense of)  :: enigma {m}
puzzle {n} (game for one person)  :: desafio {m}
puzzle {n} (riddle)  :: charada {f}, enigma {m}
puzzle {v} (to perplex)  :: confundir, desconcertar, intrigar
puzzle {n} (jigsaw puzzle) SEE: jigsaw puzzle  ::
puzzling {adj} (difficult to understand or explain; enigmatic or confusing; perplexing)  :: intrigante, desconcertante, confuso
pygidium {n} (The posteriormost portion of certain arthropods)  :: pigídio {m}
pygmy {n} (a member of various African peoples)  :: pigmeu {m}
pygmy {n} (a member of a mythological race of dwarfs)  :: pigmeu {m}
pygmy {n} (any dwarfish person)  :: pigmeu {m}
pygmy {n} (an insignificant person)  :: pigmeu {m}
pygmy chimpanzee {n} (alternative name for bonobo)  :: chimpanzé-pigmeu {m}
pylon {n} (a gateway to the inner part of an Ancient Egyptian temple)  :: pilone {m}, pilono {m}
pylon {n} (a tower like structure used to support high voltage electricity cables)  :: torre {f}
pylon {n} (aviation: a structure used to mount engines, missiles etc., to the underside of an aircraft wing or fuselage)  :: pilone {m}
pylon {n} (obelisk) SEE: obelisk  ::
Pyongyang {prop} (capital of North Korea)  :: Pyongyang {f}, Pionguiangue {f}
pyopneumothorax {n} (the accumulation of air and pus in the pleural cavity)  :: piopneumotórax {m}
pyramid {n} (ancient construction)  :: pirâmide {f}
pyramid {n} (construction)  :: pirâmide {f}
pyramid {n} (in geometry, a solid with triangular lateral faces and a polygonal base)  :: pirâmide {f}
pyramidal {adj} (pyramid-shaped)  :: piramidal
pyre {n} (a funeral pile)  :: pira {f}
Pyrenean {adj} (of or pertaining to the Pyrenees)  :: pirenaico
Pyrenees {prop} (the mountain range separating Spain from France)  :: Pirineus {m-p}, Pirenéus {m-p}
pyretic {adj} (caused by, pertaining to or resulting in fever)  :: pirético
pyrite {n} (mineral iron disulfide)  :: pirita {f}, pirite {f}
pyroclastic flow {n} (pyroclastic flow)  :: fluxo piroclástico {m}
pyroligneous acid {n} (dark liquid)  :: ácido pirolenhoso {m}
pyrolysis {n} (decomposition of a material or compound due to heat where there is no oxygen or other reagents)  :: pirólise {m}
pyromania {n} (disorder)  :: piromania {f}
pyrometer {n} (thermometer)  :: pirómetro {m} [Portugal], pirômetro {m} [Brazil]
pyrotechnics {n} (firework) SEE: firework  ::
pyrotechnics {n} (art and technology of fireworks)  :: pirotecnia {f}
pyrotechnist {n} (person skilled in manufacture or setting fireworks)  :: pirotécnico {m}, pirotécnica {f}
pyrotechny {n} (manufacture and use of fireworks)  :: pirotecnia {f}, pirotécnica {f}
pyrotechny {n} (use of fire in chemistry and metallurgy)  :: pirotecnia {f}, pirotécnica {f}
pyrotechny {n} (manufacture of gunpowder, bombs etc.)  :: pirotecnia {f}, pirotécnica {f}
pyroxene {n} (mineral)  :: piroxena {f}, piroxeno {m}, piroxénio {m} [Portugal], piroxênio {m} [Brazil]
Pyrrhic victory {n} (a costly victory)  :: vitória de Pirro {f}, vitória pírrica {f}, vitória pirrónica {f} [rare, Portugal], vitória pirrônica {f} [rare, Brazil]
pyrrole {n} (any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds)  :: pirrol {m}
pysanka {n} (Easter egg decorated with intricate designs)  :: pêssanka {f}
Pythagoras {prop} (Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher)  :: Pitágoras
Pythagorean theorem {prop} (mathematical theorem)  :: teorema de Pitágoras {m}
python {n} (constricting snake)  :: pitão {m}
Python {prop} (Greek mythology)  :: Piton {m}
pyxis {n} (anatomy: acetabulum) SEE: acetabulum  ::