aventurar

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Etymology[edit]

From aventura +‎ -ar.

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aventurar (first-person singular present indicative aventuro, past participle aventurado)

  1. (transitive) to venture; to risk (to try or put forth something risky)
    O vendedor aventurou um preço alto demais.The salesman ventured an excessively high price.
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to go on an adventure
    Chega de televisão, vou me aventurar no mato!Enough television, I’m going on an adventure in the woods!
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun, auxiliary with a and a verb in the impersonal infinitive) to risk (to make the risky attempt of)
    O fugitivo aventurou-se a pular do precipício.The fugitive risked jumping from the precipice.
  4. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of aventurar
  5. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of aventurar
  6. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of aventurar
  7. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of aventurar

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Etymology[edit]

From aventura +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abentuˈɾaɾ/, [a.β̞ẽn̪.t̪uˈɾaɾ]

Verb[edit]

aventurar (first-person singular present aventuro, first-person singular preterite aventuré, past participle aventurado)

  1. to risk
  2. to venture, hazard (an opinion)
    • 2012 June 17, Rebeca Carranco, “Cataluña fue la comunidad con más homicidios en los últimos cinco años”, in El País[1]:
      “El criminólogo belga Quetelet decía que las sociedades que pasan periodos prolongados en sus casas son más propensas a los homicidios. Nosotros salimos bastante”, aventura Ortiz de Urbina.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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