ameaçar

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From Old Portuguese amẽaçar, a variant of mẽaçar, either from mẽaça(threat) + -ar, or from a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *minaciare(to threaten). Cognate with English menace. Compare Catalan amenaçar, French menacer, Italian minacciare, Occitan amenaçar, Romanian amenința, Sicilian amminazzari, Spanish amenazar.

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ameaçar ‎(first-person singular present indicative ameaço, past participle ameaçado)

  1. to threaten (to make a threat against someone; to use threats)
  2. to endanger, menace
  3. (catenative) to portend, threaten

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