See also: a gente

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From agent +‎ -e or borrowed from French agente.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌaːˈɣɛn.tə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: agen‧te

NounEdit

agente f (plural agentes, diminutive agentje n, masculine agent)

  1. female police officer
  2. female spy

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From agent +‎ -e.

NounEdit

agente f (plural agentes)

  1. female equivalent of agent

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: a‧gen‧te

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin agēns.

NounEdit

agente m (plural agenti)

  1. agent, representative
  2. constable, low rank police officer, from "polizia"
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DescendantsEdit
  • Turkish: acente

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

agente

  1. present participle of agire

AnagramsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • agente in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

agente

  1. ablative masculine/feminine/neuter singular of agēns

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin agente.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agente m, f (plural agentes)

  1. agent (one who exerts power)

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Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

agente

  1. Misspelling of a gente.

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agente f pl

  1. plural of agentă

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin agēns (genitive singular agentis), present active participle of agō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈxente/, [aˈxẽn̪.t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: a‧gen‧te

NounEdit

agente m or f (plural agentes)

  1. (also linguistics) agent
    Es agente de una gran compañía de seguros.
    He's an agent for a big insurance company.
  2. police officer, policeman, policewoman
    Pregunte al agente dónde está la plaza de Santiago.
    Ask the policeman where St. James' Square is.
    Synonyms: policía, agente de policía

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