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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese prefeito, from Latin praefectus (overseer, director, prefect).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /pɾɨ.ˈfɐj.tu/, /pɾɨ.ˈfej.tu/
  • Hyphenation: pre‧fei‧to

NounEdit

prefeito m (plural prefeitos, feminine prefeita, feminine plural prefeitas)

  1. prefect
  2. (Brazil) mayor

SynonymsEdit