acidente

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Portuguese[edit]

acidente

Etymology[edit]

From Latin accidēns, present active participle of accidō ‎(happen); from ad ‎(to) + cadō ‎(fall); respectively from Proto-Indo-European *ád ‎(near, at) and Proto-Indo-European *ḱad- ‎(to fall).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acidente m (plural acidentes)

  1. accident (unexpected event with negative consequences)
  2. (geology) accident (irregular surface)

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