carecer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin carescere, frequentative of carēre, from careō (I lack).[1]

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Verb[edit]

carecer (first-person singular present indicative careço, past participle carecido)

  1. (transitive with de) to lack, to be lacking (in)
    Synonyms: necessitar, requerer
    Ele carece de prática.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ carecer” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. [em linha]. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003-2020.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *carescō, from Latin careō (I lack), whence English caret.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

carecer (first-person singular present carezco, first-person singular preterite carecí, past participle carecido)

  1. to lack, to be lacking (in)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Carecer is normally followed by de.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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