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plural nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (grammar: not singular form) (gramática)plural sm
 Some languages have no plural; nouns are the same whether you talk about one or many.
plural adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not singular, multiple) (múltiplo)plural sm
plural adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (grammar: denotes more than one)plural adj
 The word children is the plural form of child.
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able seaman,
plural: able seamen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK, historical (navy: experienced sailor) (marinheiro experiente)lobo-do-mar sm
 Thomas Jones was an able seaman on the Titanic.
able seaman,
plural: able seamen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(worker on ship's deck)marujo sm
 The able seamen perform maintenance tasks and handle the ship's operations.
addendum,
plural: addenda
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(book: text added) (livro: texto adicionado)adendo sm
 An addendum at the back includes some later discoveries.
addendum,
plural: addenda
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(agenda: item added) (item adicionado)adendo sm
alga,
plural: algae
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(seaweed: singular form)alga sf
 Kelp is a type of alga.
alumna,
plural: alumnae
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
Latin (female former or graduate student)graduada sf
Nota: The masculine form is "alumnus"
 Hillary Clinton is an alumna of Yale law school.
alumnus,
plural: alumni
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
Latin (male former or graduate student) (universitário)ex-aluno sm
Nota: The feminine form is "alumna"
amoeba,
also US: ameba,
plural: amoebae,
amoebas,
amebae,
amebas
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(single-celled life form)ameba sf
 An amoeba reproduces by splitting into two.
antenna,
plural: antennae
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(insect: sense organ)antena sf
 The bug lay on its back, totally still except for its twitching antennae.
 O bicho estava deitado de costas, completamente imóvel, exceto pelo movimento das suas antenas.
antenna,
plural: antennas
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(aerial)antena sf
 We took the antenna off our house and put up a satellite dish.
 Nós removemos a antena da nossa casa e instalamos uma parabólica.
antipasto,
plural: antipasti
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
Italian (food: appetizer)antepasto, aperitivo sm
 Beginning a meal with antipasto is nice, especially on hot summer days.
apex,
plural: apices
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(summit)cume sm
  topo sm
 The hikers approached the apex of the mountain in the pouring rain.
appendix,
plural: appendices
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(to document)apêndice sm
 The interview data is included in the appendix to the report.
aspirin,
plural: aspirin,
aspirins
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(aspirin tablet) (pílula)aspirina sf
 Take a couple of aspirin and lie down until your headache goes away.
axis,
plural: axes
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(planet, etc.: line of rotation)eixo sm
 The earth rotates on its axis.
axis,
plural: axes
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (alliance of countries)eixo sm
 The Sino-American axis will be strengthened with this treaty.
axis,
plural: axes
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(geometry: reference line)eixo sm
 The points were scattered along the y axis.
banjo,
plural: banjos,
banjoes
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(music: string instrument) (música: instrumento)banjo sm
 A banjo can have four or five strings.
barracuda,
plural barracuda,
barracudas
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(large eel-like fish)barracuda sf
 Attacks on humans by barracudas are rare.
baseman,
plural: basemen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (baseball: fielding player near base)jogador de bases loc sm
basis,
plural: bases
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(base or reason for [sth])base sf
 The basis for standardized testing in elementary schools is the need for all students to be at the appropriate level for their age.
basis,
plural: bases
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(occurrence, routine)forma sf
 Dogs need to be walked on a regular basis.
basis,
plural: bases
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(principle [sth] depends on)base sf
  fundamento sm
 Trust and communication are the basis of a good relationship.
batsman,
plural: batsmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(sportsman who is batting) (esporte: beisebol ou críquete)batedor sm
 The batsman wears a protective helmet and padded gloves.
bay leaf,
plural: bay leaves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(aromatic leaf used in cooking)folha de louro sf
 Whenever I make a casserole I add a bay leaf from my garden.
beau,
plural: beaux,
beaus
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
dated, French (boyfriend) (arcaico)namorado sm
 Apparently she has a new beau who she met online.
 Aparentemente, ela tem um novo namorado que conheceu online.
boar,
plural: boar,
boars
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(wild pig)javali sm
 While hiking, Danny saw a boar in the forest.
boatman,
plural: boatmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(worker on boat)barqueiro, remador sm
bowman,
plural: bowmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male archer)arqueiro sm
bravo,
plural: bravos,
bravoes
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
from Italian (shout of approval)bravo interj
 The singer received several bravos from the audience.
bushman,
plural: bushmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male in Australian outback) (homem do sertão australiano)sertanejo sm
businessman,
plural: businessmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male: works in commerce)empresário sm
  homem de negócios loc sm
 Local businessmen were invited to inspect the new offices.
 Empresários locais foram convidados a inspecionar os escritórios novos.
 Homens de negócios locais foram convidados a inspecionar os escritórios novos.
businesswoman,
plural: businesswomen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(female: works in commerce)empresária sf
  mulher de negócios loc sf
 The first speaker at the conference was a noted businesswoman.
cactus,
plural: cacti,
cactuses
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(spiky desert plant) (planta desértica)cacto sm
 The only plants the hiker could see from the top of the mesa were many sizes and forms of cacti.
calf,
plural: calves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(baby cow, bull)bezerro sm
  vitelo sm
 A cow and her calf are grazing in the field.
 Uma vaca e seu bezerro estão pastando no campo.
calf,
plural: calves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(human anatomy: fleshy lower leg)panturrilha sf
  (coloquial)batata da perna loc sf
  (coloquial)barriga da perna loc sf
 Jeff frequently gets cramps in his calf.
 Jeff tem cãibra na panturrilha com frequência.
calf,
elephant calf,
plural: elephant calves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(baby elephant)bebê elefante loc sm
  filhote de elefante loc sm
 The elephant looked around warily, guarding her calf.
calf,
whale calf,
plural: whale calves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(baby whale)filhote de baleia loc sm
  bebê baleia loc sm
 A new calf was spotted in the pod of whales.
calf,
seal calf,
plural: seal calves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(baby seal)bebê foca loc sm
  filhote de foca loc sm
 The seal left her calf on the ice while she went hunting.
cameraman,
plural: cameramen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male film-camera operator)operador cinematográfico loc sm
  (estrangeirismo)cameraman sm
 A reporter and two cameramen are at the scene.
Canada goose,
plural: Canada geese
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(bird)ganso-do-canadá sm
 You know it´s autumn when the Canada geese start flying south.
car salesman,
plural: car salesmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male: sells automobiles)vendedor de carros loc sm
 A good car salesman will not let you walk away without buying a car.
caveman,
cave man,
plural: cavemen,
cave men
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(prehistoric man)homem das cavernas loc sm
 Contrary to popular culture, cavemen did not exist at the same time as dinosaurs.
caveman,
cave man,
plural: cavemen,
cave men
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (rough or coarse person) (figurado)troglodita sm
chairman,
plural: chairmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(head of company)presidente smf
 Bill took over as chairman after his father died.
chairman,
plural: chairmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(head of committee)presidente smf
 The chairman of the planning committee requested an emergency meeting.
chamois,
shammy,
plural: chamois,
shammies
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(soft cleaning cloth) (pano de limpeza)flanela sf
chamois,
plural: chamois
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
invariable (small antelope) (antílope)camurça sf
child,
plural: children
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(boy, girl)criança sf
 A child needs to be taught right from wrong.
 É preciso ensinar à criança o que é certo e errado.
child,
plural: children
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(son, daughter)filho sm
  filha sf
 We have just had our first child.
 Acabamos de ter nosso primeiro filho.
 Acabamos de ter nossa primeira filha.
clergyman,
plural: clergymen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(church minister) (ministro religioso)clérigo sm
 A clergyman opened the church door and found a baby in a basket on the steps.
congressman,
plural: congressmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (MP, representative)congressista smf
  (EUA: membro do congresso)deputado sm
 The congressman was involved in an embezzlement scandal.
conquistador,
plural: conquistadors
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
historical, Spanish (16th-century Spanish invader) (histórico)conquistador sm
contact lens,
plural: contact lenses
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
usually plural (corrective lenses worn in the eyes)lente de contato sf
 Marc is wearing glasses today because he lost a contact lens.
councilman,
plural: councilmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male advisor, minister)conselheiro sm
  vereador, assessor, ministro sm
courtesy,
plural: courtesies
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(polite act)cortesia sf
 Saying 'thank you' is a courtesy that children can easily learn.
craftsman,
plural: craftsmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(artisan)artesão sm
 The show features furniture by the country's top craftsmen.
cream of the crop,
plural: the cream of the crop
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative, invariable (person, people: elite, best) (elite)crème de la crème loc sf
 Only the cream of the crop will make the Olympic rowing team.
crewman,
plural: crewmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male crew member)tripulante smf
criterion,
plural: criteria
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(standard) (padrão)critério sm
 Price is not the only criterion to consider when you buy a car.
cultural medium,
growth medium,
plural: cultural media,
growth media
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(substance for growing bacteria) (microbiologia, cultivo de bactérias)meio de cultura loc sf
 Pasteur was the first person to use a cultural medium for growing bacteria in the laboratory.
datum,
plural: data
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
formal (piece of data)dado, pormenor sm
  cota sf
 This datum is out of place in the table.
daughter-in-law,
plural: daughters-in-law
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(son's wife)nora sf
 My daughter-in-law's casual attitude infuriates me.
the day shift,
plural: the day shift
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(one or more daytime workers)turno diurno sm
 Don't worry about cleaning that up: the day shift will do it in the morning.
desideratum,
plural: desiderata
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
Latin ([sth] needed or desired)desiderato sm
dice,
plural: dice
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(die: cube with dots for gambling, etc.)dados sm pl
Nota: Colloquially, the plural form "dice" is also used for the singular.
 Do we use one dice or two for this game?
die,
plural: dice
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(cube with dots for games) (jogo)dado sm
Nota: Colloquially, the plural form "dice" is also used for the singular.
 It's your turn to throw the die.
director general,
plural: directors general
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
mainly UK (chief executive)diretor-geral sm
domino,
plural: dominoes
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(small games tile with dots) (jogo)dominó sm
 The logo for the company is a blue domino.
door-to-door salesman,
plural: door-to-door salesmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(salesperson: knocks on doors)vendedor de porta em porta loc sm
 James is a door-to-door vacuum salesman.
doorman,
plural: doormen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male: doorkeeper)porteiro sm
 The doorman greets every resident when they arrive home.
draftsman,
plural: draftsmen,
UK: draughtsman,
plural: draughtsmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US ([sb]: makes technical drawings)desenhista, projetista smf
 Marius was hired as a draftsman for a construction company.
draftsman,
plural: draftsmen,
UK: draughtsman,
plural: draughtsmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US ([sb]: skilled at drawing)desenhista smf
 Keith is a good draftsman, especially when it comes to technical drawings of machinery.
editor-in-chief,
plural: editors-in-chief
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(editorial head of publication)redator-chefe sm
  chefe de redação loc smf
 To have an opinion letter published, please contact the editor-in-chief of the newspaper.
elder statesman,
plural: elder statesmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (experienced, respected figure)figura ilustre sf
 The elder statesmen are respected by everyone who works with them.
elf,
plural: elves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(folklore: small creature) (folclore: pequena criatura)elfo sm
 The enchanted forest was full of elves.
Englishman,
plural: Englishmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(adult male from England) (homem da Inglaterra)inglês sm
 As an Englishman, Ian's accent was very noticeable in New York.
Englishwoman,
plural: Englishwomen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(adult female from England) (mulher da Inglaterra)inglesa sf
 Although Penny has lived in the U.S. for two decades, she still considers herself an Englishwoman.
fig leaf,
plural: fig leaves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(leaf of a fig tree)folha de figueira loc sf
 A real fig leaf would be too itchy to wear.
fireman,
plural: firemen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
dated (male firefighter)bombeiro sm
Nota: The preferred term is now "firefighter".
 Many boys dream of being a fireman when they grow up.
 Muitos garotos sonham em ser bombeiros quando crescerem.
fish,
plural: fish,
fishes
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(aquatic animal)peixe sm
Nota: The plural is "fishes" when referring to different species
 My son has a pet fish.
 Meu filho tem um peixe de estimação.
fishwife,
plural: fishwives
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
archaic (female fishmonger) (vendedora de peixes (arcaico))peixeira sf
 Fishwives had stalls in the market place here in the 18th century.
fishwife,
plural: fishwives
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative, dated, pejorative (loud coarse woman)bruxa, mocreia sf
 Don't listen to the fishwife in the village; she only spreads rumors and lies.
fistful of [sth],
plural: fistfuls,
fistsful
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(handful)punhado sm
 Ryan threw a fistful of sand onto the ice.
formula,
plural: formulas,
formulae
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(mathematical)fórmula sf
 The students had to memorize a lot of formulas in the algebra class.
formula,
plural: formulas,
formulae
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(chemical)fórmula sf
 The chemistry students had to memorize hundreds of formulas.
formula,
plural: formulas
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(to create [sth])fórmula sf
 The scientist created a better formula for the new fuel.
formula,
plural: formulas
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (pattern) (figurado)fórmula sf
  (figurado, informal)esquema sm
 The ceremony always follows the same formula.
forum,
plural: fora,
forums
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(meeting)fórum sm
  reunião sf
 Rachel hosted a forum where people could come to discuss local issues.
forum,
plural: fora,
forums
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(internet discussion site)fórum sm
 Kate was a member of a forum about her favorite author.
forum,
plural: fora
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
historical (public space in ancient Rome)fórum, foro sm
 The forum was the heart of ancient Rome.
freedman,
plural: freedmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
historical (ex-slave)liberto sm
Frenchman,
plural: Frenchmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(adult male from France) (homem da França)francês sm
 Molly is married to a Frenchman.
Frenchwoman,
plural: Frenchwomen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(adult female from France) (mulher da França)francesa sf
 Nick's new wife is a Frenchwoman from Marseille.
freshman,
plural: freshmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (school: 1st-year student)calouro, novato sm
 She tried out to be a cheerleader when she was a freshman.
 Ela tentou ser líder de torcida quando era caloura.
freshman,
plural: freshmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (college: 1st-year student)calouro, novato sm
 This year's freshmen come from a number of different countries.
 Os calouros desse ano vieram de muitas universidades diferentes.
freshman,
plural: freshmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (person: novice)calouro, novato sm
 The freshman senator is already getting her name in the news.
 A senadora caloura já tem seu nome nas notícias.
frogman,
plural: frogmen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male scuba diver)homem-rã sm
 A frogman bobbed to the surface of the lake.
fry,
plural: fry
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(small fish)peixinho sm dim
  girino sm
 We went out fishing today but didn't even catch a fry.
ful,
plural: -fuls
suffixsuffix: Added to end of word stem--for example, friendless = friend+less.
(noun: quantity) (cheio, repleto)-oso sufixo
 For example: handful, spoonful
 Exemplo: trabalhoso
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