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gatilho

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish gatillo (trigger).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gatilho m (plural gatilhos)

  1. trigger (finger-operated lever used to fire a gun)
  2. trigger (similar activation mechanism)
  3. (figuratively) trigger (event that initiates others)

SynonymsEdit

  • (lever used to fire a gun): disparador
  • (event that initiates others): causa

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