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EtymologyEdit

Semi-learned borrowing from Late Latin ligatio, ligationem, derived from Latin ligare (to bind). Equivalent to ligar +‎ -ção. Compare Galician and Spanish ligazón, French liaison.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ligação f (plural ligações)

  1. link
  2. connection
  3. (Portugal, Internet) hyperlink, weblink
  4. call (telephone conversation)

Usage notesEdit

In Brazil, for the sense "hyperlink, weblink", these English terms or "link" is preferred.

Related termsEdit