English translation of 'ímpeto'
1. (technical: força) impetus
2. (movimento súbito) start
3. (de cólera) fit
4. (de emoção) surge
5. (de chamas) fury
agir com ímpeto to act on impulse
levantar-se num ímpeto to get up with a start
senti um ímpeto de sair correndo I felt an urge to run away
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'ímpeto' in Other Languages
British English: impetus NOUN
Something that gives a process impetus or an impetus makes it happen or progress more quickly.
The impetus for change came from lawyers.
Translation of ímpeto from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary
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