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time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (concept)  (noção de presente, passado e futuro)tempo sm
 Time passes quickly when you are older.
 O tempo passa rápido quando somos mais velhos.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a specific time)  (tempo específico)horas sf pl
 What time is it? It's 3:20.
 Que horas são? São 3:20.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (duration)  (duração)tempo sm
 How much time will this meeting take?
 Quanto tempo vai durar esta reunião?
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period)  (período )tempo sm
  época sf
 At the time, we were just fifteen years old.
 Naquele tempo, tínhamos apenas quinze anos.
 * Fomos muito felizes naquela época.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (count: instances)vez sf
 We have eaten there three times.
 Havíamos comido lá três vezes.
time vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sports: measure)  (marcar o tempo)cronometrar vt
 The coach timed the runner's sprint.
 O treinador cronometrou a volta do corredor.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
time adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (related to time)de hora, de tempo loc adj
 The time display wasn't working.
time adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (instalments)  (prestações)a prazo loc adj
 You can make time payments for that bedroom furniture.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (moment)tempo sm
 Do you have time to talk?
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (instant)  (instante)momento sm
 Where was he at that time?
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (an occasion)hora sf
 The time for action is now.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a season)  (temporada)tempo sm
 I love party time! You can wear a different dress every night.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (an era)  (era)época sf
 The sixties were an interesting time in America.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a lifetime)época sf
 He has loved a lot of women in his time.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (prison term, sentence)  (na prisão)pena sf
 He was doing time for murder.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (music: rhythm)  (música)ritmo sm
 In many bands, the drummer keeps time.
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (music: tempo)  (música)tempo sm
  compasso sm
 What time should I play this piece in? Allegro, do you think?
time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (measurement type)hora sf
 We are on Daylight Savings Time now.
time
times
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(multiplication)  (multiplicação)vez sf
 Three times two is six.
time vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (regulate)regular vt
 We timed the engine so the spark plugs fire at the right intervals.
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a great time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (fun, enjoyment)  (diversão)horas divertidas loc sf pl
 Thanks so much for inviting me; I had a great time!
a long time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a considerable period)tempo considerável loc sm
  muito tempo
 It's been a long time since we last met.
 It's been a long time since we last met.
a long time ago há muito tempo
a matter of time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] which will happen eventually)questão de tempo loc sf
 They've been dating for 5 years, so it's only a matter of time before he proposes.
a mighty long time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal (very considerable period)muito tempo loc sm
  um tempão expres
 34 years? That's a mighty long time to spend in one job.
a time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a period, a while)  (por um período)um momento loc sm
 Come and sit with me for a time.
about time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (overdue, not too soon)estava na hora loc adv
  já não era sem tempo expres
 It's about time you got home, after worrying us sick!
after some time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (after a while, after a considerable period)após algum tempo loc adv
 After quite some time, the architect delivered the plans for our new house.
against time adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (under pressure of time)contra o tempo loc adj
 Residents are in a race against time as flood waters begin to crest along the river.
against time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (under pressure of time)contra o tempo loc adv
ahead of its time adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (advanced)à frente de seu tempo loc adj
 The company prides itself on bringing products to market that are ahead of their time.
ahead of its time adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (enlightened)  (culto, erudito)à frente de seu tempo loc adj
ahead of time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in advance)  (com antecedência)cedo adv
 He was able to put the wallpaper up fast because I had primed the plaster ahead of time.
all in good time interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (be patient)tudo a seu tempo interj
 The doctor assured the family that the patient would be out of hospital the next day, all in good time.
all the time o tempo todo
all the time in the world nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (as much time as is needed)todo o tempo que for necessário loc sm
all-time great adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (classic, greatest ever)de todos os tempos loc adj
any time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (no matter when)qualquer hora loc adv
 You call me any time you need to talk.
any time now advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at any moment)a qualquer momento loc adv
 We'll be ready to leave any time now, as soon as my husband finds his glasses.
at a certain time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a specified hour)  (numa hora específica)em determinada hora loc adv
 You can adjust the heating so that it switches itself on at a certain time each evening.
at a later time posteriormente
at another time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at some point in the future)outra hora loc adv
  no futuro loc adv
 Not tonight, perhaps at another time?
at another time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at some point in the past)outra hora loc adv
  no passado loc adv
 At another time we were friends; now, we hardly speak.
at any time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (whenever convenient)  (sempre que conveniente)em qualquer tempo, a qualquer hora loc adv
 You can call me for help at any time.
at any time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (without warning)  (sem aviso)a qualquer hora loc adv
 I like my desk to face the door, because I know my boss may walk in at any time.
at no time em momento algum
at one time tudo de uma vez
  de vez em quando
at some other time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at an unspecified future time)noutra hora loc adv
 I promise that we'll go to Disneyland at some other time.
at some other time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at an unspecified past time)noutra hora loc adv
 I had promised that we would go to Disney at some other time.
at that time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (during a specified period in the past)naquela hora loc adv
 I was born in 1999. At that time my father was a captain, but now he is a major.
at the present time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (now, currently)  (agora)no momento, no presente loc adv
 At the present time there are many migrating birds here.
at the same time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (simultaneously)ao mesmo tempo loc adv
 It was fortunate that we both arrived at the same time.
at the same time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in unison, together)ao mesmo tempo loc adv
 We all screamed for more ice cream at the same time.
at the same time as advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (concurrent with)ao mesmo tempo que loc adv
at the same time that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at the precise moment when)no mesmo momento em que loc adv
 Joey returned home at the same time that Zula was preparing to leave.
at the time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a specified point in the past)  (determinado tempo no passado)naquele tempo, naquela época loc adv
 At the time, I didn't fully understand what she meant, but I caught on later.
at the time when advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (during the period in the past when)quando adv
 At the time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, there was no human life.
at this moment in time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (now, at present)  (agora, no presente)nesta altura do acontecimento loc adv
 I am not studying English at this moment in time.
at this time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at present, now)  (agora)nesta hora loc adv
 That car model is not available at this time.
bad time má hora
bath time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time allocated for a bath)hora do banho loc sf
 My kids always hide when it's bath time.
be a waste of time ser uma perda de tempo
before its time antes do tempo
before your time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (before your birth or involvement with [sth])antes de seu tempo loc adv
 I remember the day President Kennedy was shot -- but that's before your time.
big time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (great success or fame)apogeu, auge, ápice sm
  bons tempos loc sm pl
 He only plays gigs in pubs, but he's still hoping to make the big time.
borrowed time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (limited time of unknown duration)além da conta
 If you continue to smoke, soon you'll be living on borrowed time.
breakfast time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hour when breakfast is eaten)hora do café loc sf
 Rise and shine! It's breakfast time!
buy time poupar tempo
by this time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at some point before this moment)nesta altura, neste ponto loc adv
   (informal)nesta altura da situação/do campeonato/dos acontecimentos expres
 I would normally be in bed by this time.
 By this time, you should have finished studying for the exam.
call time viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (pub: announce closing)  (num pub: anunciar fechamento)anunciar a hora de fechamento
call time viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (put an end to [sth])  (terminar algo)pôr um fim a
 When I call time, you will put down your pencils and turn your exam papers over.
can't be in all places at one time v informal (have too many obligations to fulfil)  (inf, ter obrigações demais)estar atolado de trabalho
Christmas time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period of Christmas holidays)tempo do Natal loc sm
  período do Natal loc sm
 I'm going home at Christmas time.
closing time hora de fechar
collection time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hour when postbox is emptied)horário de coleta loc sf
 They have posted the collection times on the outside of the mail boxes.
curb-to-curb time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (air travel: time from home to final destination)  (viagem aérea)duração da viagem loc sf
 When I went to England from Colorado, my curb-to-curb time was almost 24 hours.
daylight saving time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (British summer time)horário de verão
 Most countries have daylight saving time in the summer, although the start-date varies.
daylight saving time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (clocks advanced one hour)horário de verão
decay time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time an atomic particle takes to change)tempo de decomposição loc sm
 The decay time of Carbon is used in Carbon Dating to find out how old artifacts are.
delivery time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period before customer receives goods)tempo de entrega loc sm
 The exact delivery time cannot be specified.
departure time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (transport: hour scheduled for leaving)  (transporte)horário de embarque loc sm
 Our departure time is 12:30, so we need to be at the airport 3 hours before that to get through security.
do time viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (serve a prison sentence)cumprir pena
down time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (break, inactive period)  (período inativo)descanso sm
 His job's so demanding these days that he hardly has any down time at all.
due time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (normal run of events)tempo devido loc sm
 In due time we can put this behind us.
each time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on every occasion)cada vez loc adv
  toda vez loc adv
 Each time she sang, people would cover their ears.
Eastern Standard Time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (EST: standard time in eastern North America)  (EUA)fuso horário da costa leste loc sm
Eastern Standard Time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (EST: at standard time in eastern North America)  (EUA)no fuso horário da costa leste loc adv
Eastern time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (EST: US time zone)fuso horário da costa leste loc sm
 New York and Washington are both on Eastern time.
every time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on each occasion)  (em cada ocasião)toda vez loc adv
 Every time I go to the restaurant I order the same dish.
find time achar tempo
for a long time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at length)por muito tempo adv
 After a hard day's work I'm always ready to sleep for a long time.
for a long time to come advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (way into the future)por muito tempo no futuro loc adv
 Oil spills affect the environment both immediately and for a long time to come.
for a short time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (briefly)por um tempo curto, por um momento loc adv
 He'd only lived in the apartment for a short time - about two weeks.
for all time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (forever, for eternity)para sempre loc adv
 The invention of the car changed transportation for all time.
for the nth time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (yet again)  (mais uma vez)de novo adv
 For the nth time, please don't slam the door!
for the time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (relative to the attitudes of that era)naquela época, naquele tempo loc adv
for the time being advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (temporarily)  (temporariamente)no momento adv
 My car fell apart so I'm using my bicycle for the time being.
for the time being advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for now, temporarily)por enquanto, por agora loc adv
 We have decided we can live without television for the time being.
for the time being por enquanto
for the umpteenth time pela enésima vez
free time tempo livre
from that time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (starting at that point in the past)daquele tempo em diante loc adv
 His uncontrollable urge to scratch himself dated from that time in his life.
from time immemorial advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (since before anyone can remember)desde sempre, desde tempos imemoriais loc adv
 Humans have fought with other humans from time immemorial.
from time to time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (now and then, occasionally)  (ocasionalmente)de vez em quando loc adv
 I go for a walk in the countryside from time to time.
full time
full-time
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(standard weekly working hours)  (horas-padrão de trabalho semanal)trabalho de tempo integral loc sm
Note: hyphen used when term is an adj before the noun
 Now that I moved from part time to full time I'm covered under the company's medical program.
full time
full-time
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(of standard weekly working hours)de tempo integral loc adj
 They think that cutting down the full-time work week to 36 hours will increase employment.
full time
full-time
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(on a full-time basis)integralmente adv
 I'm now working full time at the baker's on the corner.
full-time job nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (work that fills standard weekly hours)trabalho integral, trabalho de tempo integral loc sm
 When we were children, my mother obtained a full-time job so that she could support us financially.
full-time worker nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] employed on a full-time basis)trabalhador de tempo integral loc sm
gain time viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (delay [sth] for one's own advantage)ganhar tempo loc v int
 In order to gain time, I had to make sure no one else found the information.
good time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fun, enjoyable experience)bons momentos loc sm pl
 I had a good time with you and the kids yesterday.
good time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (done efficiently or speedily)em boa hora loc sf
 We got to the beach in good time - there was very little traffic on the road.
Greenwich Mean Time Hora Média de Greenwich
hard time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficult experience, ordeal)  (experiência difícil )momentos difíceis loc sm pl
 They gave me a hard time at the interview.
 I had a hard time getting over my ex-girlfriend.
hard time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficulty)  (dificuldade)momentos difíceis loc sm pl
 We're having a hard time picking a suitable slogan for our next marketing campaign.
harvest time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (season when crops are gathered)  (época da colheita)colheita sf
 When harvest time is over, the farm workers have a big celebration.
have a good time viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (enjoy oneself, have fun)divertir-se muito loc vp
 Whenever I go out with friends we all have a good time.
 I hope you'll have a good time in Spain!
have a hard time passar maus pedaços
have no time for não ter tempo para
have plenty of time ter muito tempo
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