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American English: /ˌpɔrtʃəˈɡiz/
British English: /ˌpɔːtjʊˈɡiːz/
, /ˌpɔːtʃʊˈɡiːz/

Translation of Portuguese in Spanish:


noun plural Portuguese

  • 1 uncountable (language)
    Example sentences
    • You hear French and Portuguese spoken on the streets a lot.
    • It seems there are many dialects of Portuguese spoken in several countries in South America.
    • Brazil and East Timor are former Portuguese colonies, and Portuguese is spoken in both.
  • 2 countable (person)
    Example sentences
    • The Irish are the latest to get on the building bandwagon, which had been dominated by the Italians, Germans and Portuguese.
    • The survivors, who are Spanish and Portuguese, are expected to leave for home today.
    • He prevented the Danish fleet from falling into French hands and supported the Spaniards and Portuguese in their struggle against Napoleon.
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