cativar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin captīvāre, present active infinitive of captīvō (I capture).

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cativar (first-person singular present indicative cativo, past participle cativado)

  1. to captivate, to charm, to seduce, to attract
    • 2015, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, O Pequeno Príncipe, Pelekanos Books →ISBN
      O que significa "cativar"? – É uma coisa de que toda a gente se esqueceu - disse a raposa. Significa criar laços.
  2. to dominate
  3. to capture

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:cativar.

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

cativar (first-person singular present cativo, first-person singular preterite cativé, past participle cativado)

  1. Obsolete spelling of cautivar

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