porque  porquê  

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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
porque conjbecause, since, as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
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as conj (because)porque conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 I made you some coffee, as you don't like tea.
because conj (due to)porque conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  por causa de loc conj
 I was late because I forgot to set my alarm clock.
 Eu me atrasei porque esqueci de ajustar o despertador.
 Eu me atrasei por causa de ter esquecido de ajustar o meu alarme.
meaning n (intent)  (intenção)sentido, propósito sm
   (motivo)porquê sm
 I don't understand the meaning of his changed behaviour.
 Eu não entendo o sentido (or: propósito) da sua mudança de comportamento.
why conj (on account of which)porque conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 I am angry, which is why I am not smiling.
why n (reason, cause)  (razão, motivo)porquê sm
 They are curious about the why of our decision.
inasmuch adv (considering, given)visto que, dado que loc conj
  porquanto, porque conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
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WordReference English-Portuguese Dictionary © 2014:

Traduções principais/Principal Translations
porquê reason, cause
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as conj (because)porque conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 I made you some coffee, as you don't like tea.
because conj (due to)porque conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  por causa de loc conj
 I was late because I forgot to set my alarm clock.
 Eu me atrasei porque esqueci de ajustar o despertador.
 Eu me atrasei por causa de ter esquecido de ajustar o meu alarme.
meaning n (intent)  (intenção)sentido, propósito sm
   (motivo)porquê sm
 I don't understand the meaning of his changed behaviour.
 Eu não entendo o sentido (or: propósito) da sua mudança de comportamento.
why conj (on account of which)porque conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 I am angry, which is why I am not smiling.
why n (reason, cause)  (razão, motivo)porquê sm
 They are curious about the why of our decision.
inasmuch adv (considering, given)visto que, dado que loc conj
  porquanto, porque conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
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