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favelado

fa·ve·la·do
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fah-vuh-lah-doh, fuh-vel-ah-; Portuguese fah-ve-lah-doo]
    • /ˌfɑ vəˈlɑ doʊ, fə vɛlˈɑ-; Portuguese ˌfɑ vɛˈlɑ dʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fah-vuh-lah-doh, fuh-vel-ah-; Portuguese fah-ve-lah-doo]
    • /ˌfɑ vəˈlɑ doʊ, fə vɛlˈɑ-; Portuguese ˌfɑ vɛˈlɑ dʊ/

Definition of favelado word

  • noun plural favelado a person who lives in a favela. 1

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Origin of favelado

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
1960-65; < Brazilian Portuguese, equivalent to favel(a) favela + -ado ≪ Latin -ātus -ate1

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Parts of speech for Favelado

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

favelado popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

favelado usage trend in Literature

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