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Portuguese translation of “stop”

stop

verb
 
/stɒp/ (present participle stopping, past tense and past participle stopped)
A1 to finish doing something or not do something any more
parar, deixar
Stop laughing – it’s not funny. He started to say something and then stopped. This course will help you stop smoking.
A2 If a bus, train, etc. stops at a particular place, it lets people get on and off.
parar
Does this train stop at Cambridge?
A2 to stop a journey or an activity for a short time
parar
We stopped at a café for lunch.
B1 to not move any more, or make someone or something not move any more
parar
A car stopped outside the house.
B1 to not continue to operate, or to make something not continue to operate
parar
My watch has stopped.
B1 to prevent something from happening or prevent someone from doing something
impedir
Doctors are trying to stop the disease from spreading.
to make something end
parar, deter
We must find a way to stop the war.
(Definition of stop verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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