See also: forca, forçà, and fôrça

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin fortia, from Latin fortia, neuter plural form of fortis(strong) (from which fort). Compare French force, Italian forza, Portuguese força, Spanish fuerza.

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força f (plural forces)

  1. force

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força

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of forçar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of forçar

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força

  1. third-person singular past historic of forcer

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese força, from Late Latin fortia, from Latin fortis(strong), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-(fort). Compare French force, Italian forza, Spanish fuerza.

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força f (plural forças)

  1. force; strength
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 100:
      Hermione beliscou o braço do amigo com força.
      Hermione pinched her friend's arm with force.
  2. power

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força

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of forçar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of forçar