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Noun

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perspectiva f (plural perspectives)

  1. perspective

Portuguese

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Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /peʁs.pekˈt͡ʃi.vɐ/ [pehs.pekˈt͡ʃi.vɐ], /peʁs.pe.kiˈt͡ʃi.vɐ/ [pehs.pe.kiˈt͡ʃi.vɐ]
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): /peɾs.pekˈt͡ʃi.vɐ/, /peɾs.pe.kiˈt͡ʃi.vɐ/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /peʁʃ.pekˈt͡ʃi.vɐ/ [peχʃ.pekˈt͡ʃi.vɐ], /peʁʃ.pe.kiˈt͡ʃi.vɐ/ [peχʃ.pe.kiˈt͡ʃi.vɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /peɻs.pekˈt͡ʃi.va/
 

  • Hyphenation: pers‧pec‧ti‧va

Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Medieval Latin perspectīva (science of optics).

Noun

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perspectiva f (plural perspectivas) (Brazilian spelling)

  1. perspective (view, vista or outlook)
    Synonyms: paisagem, panorama, vista
  2. (optics) perspective (appearance of depth in objects)
    Synonym: tridimensionalidade
  3. perspective (technique of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface)
  4. perspective; point of view
    Synonym: ponto de vista
  5. prospect; anticipation; expectation
    Synonyms: antecipação, expectativa
    • 1914, David Lloyd George, A Guerra Europea, Harrison and Sons, page 2:
      Não ha homem que com maior reluctancia e maior repugnancia tenha encarado como eu [...] a perspectiva de se ver envolvido em uma grande guerra.
      There is no man in this room who has always regarded the prospect of engaging in a great war with greater reluctance and with greater repugnance that I have done [...].
Derived terms
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective

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perspectiva

  1. feminine singular of perspectivo

Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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perspectiva

  1. inflection of perspectivar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /peɾspeɡˈtiba/ [peɾs.peɣ̞ˈt̪i.β̞a]
  • Rhymes: -iba
  • Syllabification: pers‧pec‧ti‧va

Noun

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perspectiva f (plural perspectivas)

  1. perspective
  2. prospect

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Noun

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perspectiva f (plural perspectivas)

  1. female equivalent of perspectivo

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