amenaçar

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From amenaça, or from Old Occitan, from a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *admināciāre (to threaten) < *mināciāre (threaten), from *minācia (threat), from Latin mināx, mināciae. Compare French menacer, Italian minacciare, Occitan amenaçar, Portuguese ameaçar, Romanian amenința, Sicilian amminazzari, Spanish amenazar.

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amenaçar (first-person singular present amenaço, past participle amenaçat)

  1. (transitive) to threaten; to menace
    • 2008, Miquel Pujol i Palol, Les plantes cultivades. 1. Cereals, →ISBN, page 105:
      Els camps de conreu són amenaçats per l'expansió de la urbanització del territori, com és el cas de la nova carretera de la fotografia 175.
      Croplands are threatened by the expansion of urbanization in the territory, such as the case of the new highway in photograph 175.

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan, from a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *admināciāre (to threaten) < *mināciāre (threaten), from *minācia (threat), from Latin mināx, mināciae. Compare Catalan amenaçar, French menacer, Italian minacciare, Portuguese ameaçar, Romanian amenința, Sicilian amminazzari, Spanish amenazar.

VerbEdit

amenaçar

  1. (transitive) to threaten; to menace

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