apressar

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a- +‎ pressa +‎ -ar.

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apressar (first-person singular present apresso, past participle apressat)

  1. (transitive) to rush, to hurry, to press (to make someone act more quickly)
    Synonyms: donar pressa, empènyer, accelerar
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to hurry; to hurry up (to begin acting more quickly)
  3. (intransitive) to be urgent
    Synonym: córrer pressa

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ pressa (hurry, urgency), from Latin pressa (press).

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  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): [ˌa.pɾe.ˈsah]

Verb[edit]

apressar (first-person singular present apresso, first-person singular preterite apressei, past participle apressado)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to hurry; to hurry up (to begin acting more quickly)
    Synonym: acelerar
  2. (transitive) to rush (to make someone act more quickly)
    Synonym: acelerar

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