chavão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chave +‎ -ão

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃa.ˈvɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: cha‧vão

Noun[edit]

chavão m (plural chavões)

  1. Augmentative of chave (a large key)
  2. (cooking) cake mould
  3. (figuratively) standard, model
  4. (figuratively) cliché (overused phrase)

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