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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Maquiavel +‎ -ico.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌma.ki.a.ˈvɛ.li.ku/, /ˌma.kja.ˈvɛ.li.ku/

AdjectiveEdit

maquiavélico m (feminine singular maquiavélica, masculine plural maquiavélicos, feminine plural maquiavélicas, comparable)

  1. (derogatory) Machiavellian (cunning, scheming and unscrupulous in pursuing one’s goals)
  2. (philosophy, sometimes proscribed) Machiavellian (relating to Niccolò Machiavelli or his philosophical system)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maquiavelo +‎ -ico

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /makjaˈbeliko/, [makjaˈβeliko]
  • Rhymes: -eliko
  • Hyphenation: ma‧quia‧vé‧li‧co

AdjectiveEdit

maquiavélico (feminine singular maquiavélica, masculine plural maquiavélicos, feminine plural maquiavélicas)

  1. Machiavellian

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