CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin operāre, present active infinitive of operō. Doublet of obrar, which was inherited.

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operar (first-person singular present opero, past participle operat)

  1. to produce, to achieve
  2. to operate (to perform surgery)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin operārī. Cognate of obrar.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: o‧pe‧rar

VerbEdit

operar (first-person singular present opero, first-person singular preterite operei, past participle operado)

  1. to operate, function

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Further readingEdit

  • operar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin operāre, present active infinitive of operō. Doublet of obrar, which was inherited.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /opeˈɾaɾ/ [o.peˈɾaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Hyphenation: o‧pe‧rar

VerbEdit

operar (first-person singular present opero, first-person singular preterite operé, past participle operado)

  1. to operate (to perform surgery)
  2. to produce, to achieve
    Synonym: realizar
  3. to operate (to deal in a commodity)
  4. (reflexive) to undergo plastic surgery
    ¿Te has operado de algo?
    Have you undergone some plastic surgery?
    Mi hermana quiere operarse.
    My sister wants to have work done.
    Dicen que esta actriz porno está operada.
    They say that this porn actress has had plastic surgery.

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