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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːdəʊ/ /ˈeɪdəʊ/

Definition of -ado in English:


Forming nouns such as bravado, desperado. Compare with -ade3.


From Spanish and Portuguese -ado, or refashioning of Italian -ata, Spanish -ada, based on Latin -atus (past participial suffix of verbs ending in -are).

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