diversão

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See also: diversaõ

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin diversiō, from Latin dīversus (opposite; apart; diverse), past participle of dīvertō (I divert; I separate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /di.vɨɾ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /d͡ʒi.veʁ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/, [d͡ʒɪ.vëχ.ˈs̻ə̃ʊ̯̃]
    • (Paulista) IPA(key): /d͡ʒi.veɹ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/, /d͡ʒi.veɾ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/
    • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /d͡ʒi.veɻ.ˈsɐ̃õ/, /d͡ʒi.veɾ.ˈsɐ̃õ/
  • Hyphenation: di‧ver‧são

Noun[edit]

diversão f (plural diversões)

  1. the act or result of diverging (to tend into different directions)
    Synonyms: afastamento, desvio, divergência
  2. (military) diversion (tactic used to draw attention away from the real threat or action)
    Synonym: distração
  3. (uncountable) the act of entertaining
    Synonyms: divertimento, entretenimento
  4. (uncountable) fun (amusement, enjoyment or pleasure)
    Synonyms: divertimento, entretenimento, recreação

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