Cambridge Dictionary: Translations from English to Portuguese
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  • 14,000 examples show how words work in typical contexts
  • Specially aimed at intermediate learners of English at CEF levels A1-B2
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Acknowledgements

Chief editor
Colin McIntosh

Editors
Vânia Moraes
Ieda Yamasaki-Souza

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