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09:27 Aug 26, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: feiticeira
science
jon
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Summary of answers provided
na +1witch, sorceressFuad Yahya
naHealing woman
Mariane Oliveira
nacarpet cleaner ...or.. fish net
airmailrpl
naa charming woman
Vivian
nawitch?
Donna Sandin
nawitchDrSantos
nawitch / sorcery
jsavage
nawitch?
Donna Sandin


  

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16 mins
witch / sorcery


Explanation:
The basic translation is "witch". However, as you added "science", perhaps "sorcery" would be appropriate?

jsavage
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17 mins peer agreement (net): +1
witch, sorceress


Explanation:
I am not sure how the term is connected to science.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elisa Capelão
27 mins
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27 mins
witch


Explanation:
exatamente como as 2 respostas anteriores.
Será
"witch doctor" = curandeiro?
"Sorcery" e "witchcraft" sempre estiveram associados com Pseudo ciência, por isso pode estar num texto que fale de ciência. É preciso mais texto para deduzir

DrSantos
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1 hr
witch?


Explanation:
We need more context, because there's a TV personality in Brazil who goes by "Feiticeira" and dresses the part. Actually I like "sorceress" better.

Donna Sandin
United States
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1 hr
witch?


Explanation:
We need more context, because there's a TV personality in Brazil who goes by "Feiticeira" and dresses the part. Actually I like "sorceress" better.

Donna Sandin
United States
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2 hrs
a charming woman


Explanation:
substantivo
feiticeira, bruxa;
mulher velha e feia;

coloquial - ( a charm/fascinating woman)
mulher encantadora, mulher fascinante;

BOTÂNICA
~-broom, witches' broom
vassoura-de-feiticeira, vassoura-de-bruxa;

~-doctor
feiticeiro, curandeiro;

BOTÂNICA
~ hazel
hamamele;
~ hunt

difamação de alguém para obtenção de vantagens políticas, caça às bruxas;

~-meal
pó de licopódio;

BOTÂNICA

witches butter
nodulária;

verbo transitivo
enfeitiçar - to bewitch
encantar - to enchant
fascinar - to fascinate




Vivian
United States
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11 hrs
Healing woman


Explanation:
Concordo com sorceress.
Mas será que feiticeira no caso não é algo como "curandeiro" ou "curandeira"?
Se for, sugiro healing woman.

Mariane Oliveira
Brazil
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6 days
carpet cleaner ...or.. fish net


Explanation:
feiticeira - Espécie de limpador dotado de caixa e escova cilíndrica que, rodando, recolhe para dentro da caixa partículas de lixo

feiticeira - Rede de pesca, com três panos e malhas diferentes

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