Translation of "element" - English-Portuguese dictionary

element

noun uk /ˈel·ɪ·mənt/ us /ˈel·ə·mənt/

a part of something

elemento
This book has all the elements of a good story.
an element of something

a small amount of something

um pouco de algo
There’s an element of truth in what she says.

a simple substance that you cannot reduce to smaller chemical parts

elemento
Iron is a common element.
be in your element

to be happy because you are doing what you like doing and what you are good at

ficar bem à vontade
I’m in my element at a children’s party.

(Translation of “element” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)