diversão

See also: diversaõ

PortugueseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin diversiō, from Latin dīversus (opposite; apart; diverse), past participle of dīvertō (I divert; I separate).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ˌd͡ʒiveɹˈsɐ̃w̃/, /ˌd͡ʒiveɾˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌd͡ʒiveɻˈsɐ̃õ/, /ˌd͡ʒiveɾˈsɐ̃õ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /divɨɾˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: di‧ver‧são

NounEdit

diversão f (plural diversões)

  1. the act or result of diverging (to tend into different directions)
  2. (military) diversion (tactic used to draw attention away from the real threat or action)
  3. (uncountable) the act of entertaining
  4. (uncountable) fun (amusement, enjoyment or pleasure)

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