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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 operari, present active infinitive of operor. Cognate of obrar.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

operar (first-person singular present indicative opero, 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

VerbEdit

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

  1. to produce, to achieve
    Synonym: realizar
  2. to operate (to perform surgery)
  3. to operate (to deal in a commodity)
  4. (reflexive) to undergo plastic surgery
    ¿Te has operado de algo? (¿Te has sometido a alguna cirugía estética?)
    Have you undergone some plastic surgery?
    Mi hermana quiere operarse/Mi hermana se quiere operar. (¿Mi hermana quiere someterse a una operación de cirugía estética?)
    My sister wants to undergo a cosmetic surgery operation.
    Dicen que esta actriz porno está operada.
    They say that this porn actress has had plastic surgery.

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