afastamento

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Afastar (to move away; to repel) +‎ -mento.

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Noun[edit]

afastamento m (plural afastamentos)

  1. the act or result of repelling or of moving two things away from each other
  2. the distance between things
  3. the process of growing apart (of people becoming less acquainted with each other)
  4. a temporary removal from office
  5. (statistics) the difference between a predicted value and the actual result
  6. (transport) deviation of a vehicle or craft from a route

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