aspiração

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin aspiratio, aspirationem.

Noun[edit]

aspiração f (plural aspirações)

  1. aspiration (ardent desire or ambition)
  2. aspiration (the act of aspirating, inhaling)
  3. vacuuming (the act of cleaning something with a vacuum cleaner)
  4. (phonetics) aspiration (burst of air that accompanies the release of some consonants)

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