acto

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Latin[edit]

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āctō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of āctus

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

acto m (plural actos)

  1. Superseded spelling of ato. (Superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin actus, a noun based on agō (do). Doublet of auto, an earlier borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɡto/ [ˈaɣ̞.t̪o]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɡto
  • Hyphenation: ac‧to

Noun[edit]

acto m (plural actos)

  1. act (something done)
    Fue un acto de valor.
    It was an act of courage.
  2. (theater) act
    Ahora va a empezar el tercer acto.
    The third act is about to begin.
  3. ceremony, function

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