maquiavélico

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maquiavel +‎ -ico.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌma.ki.a.ˈvɛ.li.ku/, /ˌma.kja.ˈvɛ.li.ku/

Adjective[edit]

maquiavélico m (feminine singular maquiavélica, masculine plural maquiavélicos, feminine plural maquiavélicas, comparable)

  1. (derogatory) Machiavellian (cunning, scheming and unscrupulous in pursuing one’s goals)
  2. (philosophy, sometimes proscribed) Machiavellian (relating to Niccolò Machiavelli or his philosophical system)
    Synonym: maquiaveliano

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Maquiavelo +‎ -ico

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /makjaˈbeliko/, [makjaˈβeliko]
  • Rhymes: -eliko
  • Hyphenation: ma‧quia‧vé‧li‧co

Adjective[edit]

maquiavélico (feminine singular maquiavélica, masculine plural maquiavélicos, feminine plural maquiavélicas)

  1. Machiavellian

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