UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌpɔːtjʊˈɡiːz/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌpɔrtʃəˈgiz, -ˈgis, pɔrtʃəˌgiz, -ˌgis/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pôr′chə gēz, -gēs, pōr′-; pôrchə gēz′, -gēs′, pōr-)

Inflections of 'Portuguese' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": Portuguese
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. according to the Portuguese
  2. is [the pride, a hero] of the Portuguese
  3. is [common, typical] of the Portuguese
  4. fought [for, against] the Portuguese
  5. was [conquered, ruled, founded] by the Portuguese
  6. is learning Portuguese
  7. speaks Portuguese
  8. taking [lessons, classes] in Portuguese
  9. translate Portuguese into [English]
  10. is Polish in origin
  11. the official language is Portuguese
  12. the history of the Portuguese
  1. the Portuguese [language, culture, King, president, parliament]
  2. a Portuguese [person, singer, teacher, citizen, resident, book]
  3. has a Portuguese [passport, driving license, ID card]
  4. Portuguese [regions, provinces, cities]
  5. Portuguese [grammar, words, expressions]
  6. a Portuguese [version, translation, edition]
  7. is of Portuguese [origin, descent]
  8. is taking Portuguese [classes, lessons]
  9. Portuguese-speaking [countries, people, inhabitants]
  10. Portuguese [cooking, cuisine, food]
  11. the most [famous, popular] Portuguese [dish, wine]
  12. look it up in a Portuguese dictionary

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