vencer

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See also: vèncer and véncer

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vincĕre, present active infinitive of vincō.

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vencer

  1. to defeat

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vencer, from Latin vincere, present active infinitive of vincō, from Proto-Indo-European *weyk-(to overcome).

Verb[edit]

vencer (first-person singular present venzo, first-person singular preterite vencín, past participle vencido)

  1. to defeat, conquer
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of vencer
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of vencer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vencer, from Latin vincere, present active infinitive of vincō, from Proto-Indo-European *weyk-(to overcome).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /vẽ.ˈseɾ/
  • (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) IPA(key): /vẽ.ˈseχ/
  • Hyphenation: ven‧cer

Verb[edit]

vencer (first-person singular present indicative venço, past participle vencido)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to win
    Precisamos vencer a competição. - We need to win the competition.
    Vencer não é importante. - It is not important to win.
  2. (transitive) to defeat, to overcome
    vencer o inimigo - to defeat the enemy
    vencer medos - to overcome fears
  3. (a labeled food or drink) to expire
    O leite vence daqui a dois dias. - The milk expires in two days.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vincĕre, present active infinitive of vincō.

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Verb[edit]

vencer (first-person singular present venzo, first-person singular preterite vencí, past participle vencido)

  1. to defeat, to win, to conquer
  2. (reflexive) to expire

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  • Rule: c becomes a z before a or o.

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