Die Übersetzung von "conversion" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /kənˈvɜː.ʃən/ us /-ˈvɝː-/ /ən/ us /-ˈvɝː-/

A the process of converting something from one thing to another

Solar power is the conversion of the sun’s energy into heat and electricity.

a process in which someone changes to a new religion or belief

Her conversion to Buddhism/Islam was a very gradual process.
He used to be very right-wing, but he’s undergone something of a conversion recently.
Grammatik:Word formationThere are four main kinds of word formation: prefixes, suffixes, conversion and compounds.Sehen Sie mehr Grammatik:PrefixesWe add prefixes before the base or stem of a word.Sehen Sie mehr Grammatik:SuffixesWe add suffixes after the base or stem of a word. The main purpose of a suffix is to show what class of word it is (e.g. noun or adjective).Sehen Sie mehr Grammatik:ConversionConversion involves the change of a word from one word class to another. For example, the verbs to email and to microwave are formed from the nouns email and microwave:Sehen Sie mehr Grammatik:CompoundingWhen we use compounding, we link together two or more bases to create a new word. Normally, the first item identifies a key feature of the second word. For example, the two bases back and ache can combine to form the compound noun backache, and the two bases post and card combine to form the compound noun postcard.Sehen Sie mehr Grammatik:AbbreviationAbbreviation involves shortening a word. We do this in three main ways: clipping, acronyms and blends.Sehen Sie mehr Grammatik:Back-formationWe form words with back-formation when we remove part of a word, usually something which we think is a suffix (or occasionally a prefix). We do this commonly when we form verbs from nouns.Sehen Sie mehr

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