prevaricar

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From Latin praevāricārī, present active infinitive of praevāricor.

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prevaricar (first-person singular present prevarico, past participle prevaricat)

  1. (intransitive) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin praevāricārī, present active infinitive of praevāricor.

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prevaricar (first-person singular present indicative prevarico, past participle prevaricado)

  1. to fail or refuse to obey certain laws, rules or obligations
    Synonym: descumprir
    1. (law) to commit the crime of prevarication, which consists in not complying with laws
  2. to betray
  3. (transitive) to corrupt

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin praevāricārī, present active infinitive of praevāricor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾebaɾiˈkaɾ/, [pɾeβaɾiˈkaɾ]

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prevaricar (first-person singular present prevarico, first-person singular preterite prevariqué, past participle prevaricado)

  1. (law) to commit perjury
  2. to fall short performing, or to neglect, one's duties
  3. (colloquial) to go mad

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  • c becomes qu before e.

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