emagrecimento

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From emagrecer (to slim down) +‎ -mento

Noun[edit]

emagrecimento m (plural emagrecimentos)

  1. slimming (the act or process of losing weight or becoming skinny)
    Synonym: perda de peso (but see usage notes)

Usage notes[edit]

Emagrecimento is usually used in reference to intentional, wanted or tolerated weight loss, whereas perda de peso is used more generally, including in reference to unwanted weight loss.

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