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EtymologyEdit

Latin carescere, frequentative of carēre, from careō (I lack).[1]

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VerbEdit

carecer (first-person singular present indicative careço, past participle carecido)

  1. (transitive with de) to lack, to be lacking (in)
    Synonyms: necessitar, requerer
    Ele carece de prática.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ carecer” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. [em linha]. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003-2019.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *carescō, from Latin careō (I lack), whence English caret.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

carecer (first-person singular present carezco, first-person singular preterite carecí, past participle carecido)

  1. to lack, to be lacking (in)

Usage notesEdit

  • Carecer is normally followed by de.

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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