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Translation of "open" - English-Portuguese dictionary

open

verb   /ˈəʊ·pən/
A1 If you open something, you make it change to a position that is not closed. abrir Could you open the window? Open your eyes.
A1 If something opens, it changes to a position that is not closed. abrir The gate won’t open, so we can’t get in.
A2 to remove part of a container or parcel so that you can see or use what it contains abrir Come on, open your present! I can’t open this bottle.
A2 If a shop or office opens at a particular time of day, it starts to do business at that time. abrir What time does the bank open?
B1 to make a computer document or program ready to be read or used abrir First, open the file called Statistics.
If a business or activity opens, or if you open it, it starts officially for the first time. abrir That restaurant’s new – it only opened last month. The new hospital will be opened by the mayor.
(Definition of open verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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