atentar

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish atentar, French attenter and Italian attentare.

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atentar (present tense atentas, past tense atentis, future tense atentos, imperative atentez, conditional atentus)

  1. to attempt a crime, to attack, to assault

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  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /a.tẽ.ˈta(ɾ)/, /a.tẽ.ˈta(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /a.tẽ.ˈta(ɾ)/, /a.tẽ.ˈta(ɻ)/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin attentāre (I attempt; I attack).

Verb[edit]

atentar (first-person singular present indicative atento, past participle atentado)

  1. to commit or attempt to commit a crime motivated by ideology
  2. to do something that contravenes a convention, morality, religion, rights, etc.
    Atentar contra os direitos humanos.
    To attack human rights.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Atento (attentive) +‎ -ar.

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atentar (first-person singular present indicative atento, past participle atentado)

  1. to pay attention to something
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Etymology 3[edit]

A- +‎ tentar (to tempt).

Verb[edit]

atentar (first-person singular present indicative atento, past participle atentado)

  1. to tempt (to provoke someone to do wrong)
  2. (informal) to bother; to irritate; to annoy
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin attentare

Verb[edit]

atentar (first-person singular present atiento, first-person singular preterite atenté, past participle atentado)

  1. to commit a violent or criminal attack, to strike
    La banda terrorista atentó de nuevo.
    The terrorist group struck again.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

atentar

  1. (obsolete) to touch
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  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.