cadrepessoal (empresa), núcleo de pessoas treinadas; cadre of lawyers
canopycopa de árvore
canteencantil = a flask for carrying liquids (as on a hike)
caperalcaparra (Capparis spinosa)
capsicumpimentão (Australia) = bell pepper (US); sweet pepper (UK, Can); red sweet pepper (Capsicum spp.)
carobalfarroba (Ceratonia siliqua)
cartoncaixa de papelão = cardboard box
caskbarril, tonel = a container like a barrel, for holding alcoholic drinks
cassavamandioca, aipim = manioc (Manihot esculenta)
catwalkpassagem elevada estreita; passarela
caveatadvertência = warning, caution; "a quick caveat: be sure of the reliability of your data"
chalicecálice = a large cup or goblet, typically used for drinking wine
chantcanto, cântico = a short, simple melody or song, such as a religious song
chaplaincapelão = member of the clergy who serves with a military unit, or who works with the chapel of a college or hospital.
char / char (to)
carvão = charcoal / queimar, chamuscar
charcoalcarvão de lenha; carvão vegetal
chariotbiga, carro de combate = a light, horse-drawn vehicle, usually two-wheeled and having room for two standing riders, used in battle, races; "chariots of fire"
chasm abismo, precipicio = abyss, deep gap or cleft
chaste / chastitycasto / castidade
chatterbate-papo, conversa fiada, tagarelice, fofoca
chayottechuchu = choko (Australia), christophene [Sechium edule]
checkered; chequeredquadriculado; "a checkered fabric"
checkersjogo de damas
cheeryanimado, alegre, divertido = cheerful, happy; "she looked quite cheery that morning"
chokochuchu = choko (Australia), christophene [Sechium edule]
chordacorde = a group of notes sounded together
chores tarefa, trabalho doméstico = a small routine task, especially a domestic one / household chores = tarefas domésticas
christophenechuchu = choko (Australia), christophene [Sechium edule]
chuckle / chuckle (to)riso abafado; risadinha / dar risadinha discreta; "Father chuckled at his own joke"
churn (to)1) bater leite, fazer manteiga = to shake, beat, or stir vigorously to make into butter; "to churn butter" // 2) agitar (mar; líquido)
1) cano inclinado; calha = an inclined plane, sloping channel, or passage down or through which things may pass / 2) cachoeira, cascata = waterfall / 3) paraquedas
cidersidra; bebida de maçã ou pera
ciphercifra = any of the Arabic numerals or figures
circumferencecircunferência = the length of a line that that makes a circle; "the circumference of a circle is equal to ? times the diameter"
citroncidra (fruta)
clad in (to clothe, clad, clad)vestido de
claimantreclamante, requerente
clammarisco, molusco
clamber (to)
escalar, trepar
clamp / clamp (to)grampo = a device that holds or presses parts tightly together / grampear
clatter (to) / clatter (n)
fazer barulho; chocalhar, trepidar, ranger / algazarra, barulho, tagarelice
cleave (to); cleaved; cleaved ou cleave (to); cleft; cleft1) partir, fender, dividir = to split // 2) to cleave to = aderir, apegar-se = to cling, to adhere
cleftrachadura, fenda, fissura
cling (to); clung; clung1) aderir, apegar-se = to hold fast or adhere closely; to stay very close to someone for emotional support; to cleave; "he clung to his friends for support" // 2) grudar = to stick to; "the odor clung to the room for hours"
closurefechamento, encerramento (fábrica)
clout / clout (to)
1) golpe, bofetão, pancada = a blow or hit, especially with the hand / 2) influência; força; poder = influence or power, especially in politics or business; "he still had a lot of clout in the sales department" // bater, golpear, esbofetear
clump (n) / clump (to)grupo, monte = a small group or cluster, esp. of trees or plants; a group of things clustered together "a clump of bushes" / agrupar, amontoar
clutter / clutter (to) / clutteredconfusão, desordem // desarrumar, fazer bagunça, poluir visualmente; "newspapers cluttered the living room" // abarrotado, poluido visualmente
coax (to)persuadir, seduzir = to flatter, to entice
cobble; cobblestone
pedra arredondada para pavimentação = a rounded stone used for paving; "a sidewalk paved with cobblestones"
cocoon / cocoon (to)casulo / fechar-se num casulo = to wrap in a cocoon
cohortsócio, associado, cúmplice = associate, follower, friend, companion
coleslaw; slaw
salada de repolho
collagecolagem; "collage is suitable for a children's art class"
complexiontez, cútis = the natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especiallyof the face
con (to)enganar, tapear, fraudar, trapacear; "he conned elderly people out of thousands of dollars"
concur (to)concordar = to agree
concorrência; ocorrência simultânea; simultaneidade = simultaneous occurrences; (obs.: concorrência nos negócios = competition)
condominiumcondomínio = complex; individual ownership of a unit in a multiunit structure (as an apartment building) or on land owned in common (as a town house complex);
confide (to)1) confiar; "you can confide in him" / 2) confidenciar, contar em confiança = to tell (secrets) to another in trust; "she was afraid to confide her plans to me"
conjure (to)1) fazer truques / 2) fazer aparecer, invocar (espírito, fantasma, etc)
contend (to)lutar, competir = to contest, to struggle
contentious1) contencioso, litigioso; "contentious issues" / 2) argumentador, briguento
convene (to)convocar, reunir
convolutedcomplicado, enrolado (estilo), intrincado, confuso = difficult to comprehend; very complicated and difficult to understand; "convoluted answers to simple questions"
convoycomboio, escolta = a group of vehicles traveling together, especially for protection
copydeskseção de revisão (jornal)
redator de publicidade = a person who writes the text of advertisements or publicity material
cordon / cordon (to)
cordão de isolamento = a line of police, soldiers, etc., guarding an area or preventing people from passing through it / cercar, bloquear
coriandercoentro (Coriandrum sativum)
cornerstonepedra fundamental, base, fundamento; "the speed of light as a constant is the cornerstone of Einstein's theories"
courgetteabobrinha (UK) (obs.: zucchini - US)
covenantacordo, pacto, convênio, contrato = formal agreement
covert / covertly
secreto = secret, concealed; "covert operations" / secretamente
coytímido = shy; "she gave the prince a coy little smile"
crackle (to)
estalar, crepitar = to make slight, sudden, sharp noises "the campfire crackled in the night"
artesanato = handicraft, workmanship
craftyastuto, malandro, esperto = skillful in dishonest schemes; artful, cunning, sly, tricky, wily
cram (to) withcomprimir, abarrotar de, encher de = to fill (something) so that there is no room for anything else
crampcãibra = a painful, involuntary contraction of a muscle, typically caused by fatigue or strain
crampedapertado, abarrotado = severely limited in space
crank1) manivela // 2) excêntrico = a person who has strange ideas or who supports bizarre causes
crate / crate (to)caixa, caixote, engradado = a wooden box made of slats, for packing, shipping, or storing; "he bought a crate of oranges at the market" / encaixotar = to pack in a crate
crave (to)to crave for = desejar, almejar, ansiar por = to long for; to desire eagerl; "like many celebrities, he craves attention"
creak (to)
ranger, chiar, guinchar
crease (to) / crease (n)1) amarrotar (roupa) = to wrinkle / 2) enrugar, franzir "a smile creased her face" // 1) dobra, vinco, prega / 2) ruga = wrinkle
crèche1) presépio (US) = a representation of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable at Bethlehem / 2) creche (UK) = day nursery
creepyassustador, arrepiante, horripilante = causing people to feel nervous and afraid; scary; frightful; frightening; spooky; eerie; "creepy movies"; "creepy ghost story"
1) berço = cradle // 2) presépio (UK) = a representation of the manger in which the infant Jesus was laid at birth; crèche (US)
crimsoncarmim, carmesim, rubro
crouch (to)agachar = to squat
cruciblecadinho = vessel for melting ores, metals // prova severa = severe test
crumb (n) / crumble (to)migalha // 1) esfarelar, esmigalhar / 2) desmoronar, desintegrar-se, esfacelar (stocks, shares)
crunch (to) / crunch / crunchymastigar; esmagar = to scrunch // aperto, situação difícil / crocante = crisp, crispy
crypticenigmático, misterioso = mysterious, hidden, puzzling
cubfilhote = a young carnivorous mammal (as a bear, fox, or lion)
cuddle (n) / cuddle (to)abraço, afago = hug, embrace / abraçar, afagar = to hug tenderly
culpritculpado (réu declarado culpado); criminoso / (obs.: defendant = réu acusado)
cumbersomepesado, desajeitado, incômodo = ackward
curb; kerb (n) / curb (to)1) meio-fio; "they sat on the curb eating their ice cream" / 2) freio, restrição = anything that restrains or controls // frear, desacelerar
curd / curdle (to)coalhada = coagulated milk / coalhar, azedar, talhar (leite)
curfewtoque de recolher; "the army imposed a curfew on certain days and all evenings"
cursorysuperficial, apressado, precipitado = hasty and usually superficial
curtail (to)1) restringir (freedom, rights) / 2) abreviar, encurtar (visit) / 3) reduzir (expenses)
cutbackredução = reduction (preços; despesas; produção)