essencial

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin essentiālis, from esse (to be).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

essencial (masculine and feminine plural essencials)

  1. essential (of great importance)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin essentiālis, from Latin essentia (being, essence).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /e.sẽ.siˈaw/, [e.sẽ.siˈaʊ̯]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /i.sẽˈsjal/, [i.sẽˈsjaɫ]

  • Hyphenation: es‧sen‧ci‧al
  • Rhymes: -al, -aw

AdjectiveEdit

essencial m or f (plural essenciais, comparable)

  1. essential
  2. important
  3. main, principal
  4. fundamental

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Further readingEdit

  • essencial” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.