acidente

See also: açidente

PortugueseEdit

 
acidente

EtymologyEdit

From Latin accidēns, present active participle of accidō (happen); from ad (to) + cadō (fall); respectively from Proto-Indo-European *ád (near, at) and *ḱad- (to fall).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acidente m (plural acidentes)

  1. accident (unexpected event with negative consequences)
    Synonyms: catástrofe, desastre
  2. (geology) accident (irregular surface)

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • acidente” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.