aplacar

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin plācō (I appease).

Verb[edit]

aplacar (first-person singular present aplaco, past participle aplacat)

  1. to appease, to pacify
    Synonym: apaivagar
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Etymology 2[edit]

From a- +‎ placa +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

aplacar (first-person singular present aplaco, past participle aplacat)

  1. to lay one thing smoothly on another
  2. (carpentry) to veneer (to place a thin layer of wood over)
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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin *applacāre.[1][2] Alternatively, from a- +‎ placar, from Latin plācāre.[3][4] Compare with Spanish aplacar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɐ.plɐ.ˈkar/
  • Hyphenation: a‧pla‧car

Verb[edit]

aplacar (first-person singular present indicative aplaco, past participle aplacado)

  1. to placate, appease

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ aplacar” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  2. ^ aplacar” in iDicionário Aulete.
  3. ^ aplacar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.
  4. ^ aplacar” in Michaelis Dicionário Brasileiro da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ Latin placāre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aplaˈkaɾ/, [a.plaˈkaɾ]

Verb[edit]

aplacar (first-person singular present aplaco, first-person singular preterite aplaqué, past participle aplacado)

  1. appease, placate

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