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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

campo (plural campos)

  1. (US, slang) A police officer assigned to a university campus.
    • 2005, Julia Schwent, Gohari Omid, Rice University College Prowler Off the Record (page 135)
      Baker Fountain [is] fun to run through, if you can avoid slipping or getting busted by the Campos.

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese campo, from Latin campus. Compare English camp, Esperanto kampo, French champ, Italian campo, Portuguese campo, Romanian câmp, Sardinian càmpu, Spanish campo, Tetum kampu.

NounEdit

campo m (plural campos)

  1. field (open land area)
  2. field (region affected by a force)

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin campus, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂emp- (to bend, curve). Compare English camp, Esperanto kampo, French champ, Portuguese campo, Romanian câmp, Sardinian càmpu, Spanish campo, Tetum kampu.

NounEdit

campo m (plural campi)

  1. field (agricultural, sports)
  2. battlefield, airfield
  3. range
  4. signal (mobile network)
  5. shot (film)
  6. (arts) background (of a painting)
  7. (in Venice) square (smaller than a piazza)
  8. tether (the limit of one's abilities, resources etc)

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VerbEdit

campo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of campare

LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese campo, from Latin campus, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂emp- (to bend; crooked). Compare English camp, Esperanto kampo, French champ, Italian campo, Romanian câmp, Sardinian càmpu, Spanish campo, Tetum kampu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

campo m (plural campos)

  1. The country; the countryside
    O campo é tranquilo
    The countryside is peaceful
  2. field (large open area, especially one where crops are grown or sports are played)
  3. field (domain of knowledge or practice)
  4. (physics) field

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SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkampo/, [ˈkãmpo]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish campo, from Latin campus, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂emp- (to bend, curve). Compare English camp, Esperanto kampo, French champ, Italian campo, Portuguese campo, Romanian câmp, Sardinian càmpu, Tetum kampu.

NounEdit

campo m (plural campos)

  1. countryside, country
    En el campo, es tranquilo.
    In the countryside, it's peaceful.
  2. field (large open area)
  3. field (domain of knowledge or practice)
  4. (New Mexico, anglicism) camp
  5. (physics) field
Usage notesEdit
  • Campo is a false friend, and does not mean camp. Spanish equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry camp.
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

campo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of campar.

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