emprego

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Deverbal of empregar (to employ).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽˈpɾe.ɡu/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩˈpɾe.ɡu/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽˈpɾe.ɡo/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩˈpɾe.ɡo/

NounEdit

emprego m (plural empregos)

  1. job (economic role for which a person is paid)
    Qual é o seu emprego?
    What is your job?
    Synonyms: trabalho, serviço, ocupação, função, cargo
  2. use; usage (the act of using something or the way something is used)
    O emprego de um martelo é necessário.
    The use of a hammer is necessary.
    Synonyms: uso, aplicação
  3. (uncountable) employment (the state of being employed)
    Antonym: desemprego
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽˈpɾɛ.ɡu/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩˈpɾɛ.ɡu/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽˈpɾɛ.ɡo/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩˈpɾɛ.ɡo/

VerbEdit

emprego

  1. first-person singular present indicative of empregar