Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /pɾe.fejˈtu.ɾɐ/ [pɾe.feɪ̯ˈtu.ɾɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /pɾe.fejˈtu.ɾa/ [pɾe.feɪ̯ˈtu.ɾa]
 

  • Hyphenation: pre‧fei‧tu‧ra

Noun edit

prefeitura f (plural prefeituras)

  1. (government) prefecture (the district governed by a prefect)
  2. prefecture (the office or position of a prefect)
  3. town hall (a building that houses the local government offices of a town)
  4. (Brazil) city hall (building that houses a city government)
    Synonym: câmara municipal