The Alternative Portuguese Dictionary: acontecer

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acontecer etymology From Old Portuguese acontecer, contecer, from Latin contingo. pronunciation
  • (Portugal) [ɐˌkõtɯ̽ˈseɾ]
  • (Brazil) [aˌkõ.teˈseʁ]
    • (Paulista) [aˌkõteˈse(ɹ)]
    • (South Brazil) [aˌkõteˈse(ɻ)]
    • (Carioca) [aˌkõteˈse(x)]
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  1. happen (to occur)
Synonyms: advir, ocorrer, haver, suceder, (slang) rolar

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