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Meaning of "Pombal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD POMBAL

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF POMBAL

Pombal play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POMBAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pombal is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES POMBAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Pombal in the English dictionary

The definition of Pombal in the dictionary is Marquês de. title of Sebastiâo José de Carvalho e Mello. 1699–1782, Portuguese statesman, who dominated Portuguese government from 1750 to 1777 and instituted many administrative and economic reforms.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POMBAL

Pomerania
Pomeranian
pomeroy
pomfret
pomfret-cake
pomiculture
pomiferous
pommee
pommel
pommel horse
pommele
pommelled
pommelling
Pommern

WORDS THAT END LIKE POMBAL

cabal
cannibal
catacumbal
cymbal
gimbal
global
Hannibal
Hasdrubal
herbal
Iqbal
jumbal
nonverbal
sambal
the Cabal
timbal
tombal
tribal
tubal
tymbal
verbal

Synonyms and antonyms of Pombal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Pombal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POMBAL

Find out the translation of Pombal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Pombal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Pombal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

庞巴尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Pombal
570 millions of speakers

English

Pombal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Pombal
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بومبال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Помбаль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Pombal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Pombal,
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Pombal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pombal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pombal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポンバル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

폼발
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pombal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Pombal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Pombal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Pombal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Pombal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Pombal
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Pombal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Помбаль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Pombal
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Pombal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Pombal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Pombal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Pombal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Pombal

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POMBAL»

The term «Pombal» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.446 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Pombal
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Pombal».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POMBAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Pombal» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Pombal» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Pombal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POMBAL»

Discover the use of Pombal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Pombal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Pombal, Paradox of the Enlightenment
A major new study of the marquês de Pombal, one of the most important figures in Portuguese history and one of the eighteenth century's most successful 'enlightened despots'.
Kenneth Maxwell, 1995
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O Marqus de Pombal E a Sua Epoca
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Joo Lcio Azevedo, 2009
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O Marquez de Pombal Á Luz Da Philosophi: Á Luz Da Philosophia
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Oliveira Lima Pamphlet Collection Vidal, 2009
4
Naked Tropics: Essays on Empire and Other Rogues
From London, Pombal moved to Vienna. Here he was no less observant, and became involved in a long, arduous, and frustrating negotiation with the papacy on behalf of the Austrian government, in the course of which he became the very  ...
Kenneth Maxwell, 2013
5
World and Its Peoples
King Joseph had little interest in government and turned the administration over to Sebastiao Jose de Carvalho e Melo ( 1699-1782), better known as the marquis of Pombal. Pombal held the title "minister of the kingdom" (roughly the ...
‎2010
6
Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: ...
Pombal mercilessly crushed his opponents. The nobility's resistance to royal absolutism met with show trials and executions; merchant resistance to the monopoly companies suffered such swift retaliation as the dismemberment of the Lisbon ...
Stuart B. Schwartz, 1985
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A Concise History of Portugal
not discontinued but were in future used on behalf of the Pombal administration. The new victims of the interrogators were no longer industrial investors and commercial entrepreneurs accused of heresy, but alleged enemies of the state ...
David Birmingham, 2003
8
The Marquis of Pombal
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Conde Da Carnota, 2010
9
The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery
1750–1777), Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, first count of Oeiras (1759) and first marquis of Pombal (1769), is best known by the second of his titles. One of the most famous and controversial figures in Portuguese history, the marquis of ...
Junius P. Rodriguez, 1997
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Portugal: A Twentieth-century Interpretation
moments of western architecture: the mid-eighteenth century. Pombal was able to establish himself as the strong man of Portugal in the aftermath of the earthquake . His economic policies were designed to encourage the rise of a commercial ...
Tom Gallagher, 1983

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POMBAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Pombal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ari Oliveira, os sonhos do aspirante a jornalista de Alvalade a Luanda
(Re)começou no Sporting de Pombal, que na altura competia na 3.ª divisão, e mentalizou-se que tinha de dar o máximo para voltar a subir. «A Bola, Jul 15»
2
Peace, raw food and ceramics: Pomar do Pombal, Porto, Portugal
Tourists have yet to really discover this place that's close to the centre of Porto. Ceramic artist Joaquim Pombal has turned an old fruit market ... «Einnews Portugal, Jul 15»
3
New Head of Provincial Department of General Labor Inspection …
The act was attended by the Inspector General of Labor, Augusto Pombal, and directors of various departments of the Ministry of Public ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
4
60 Infringements Recorded Along Angola/Namibe Border
The Intendant Piedade Pombal said that the offenses occurred in the subunits of Ruacana, Calueque and Namacunde as well as at the check ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Lined with vineyards and villages ... Portugal's Douro Valley is a …
Incidentally, if you're in Regua and looking for somewhere to eat, try Tasca da Quinta at 42 Rua Marques de Pombal. It's a tiny restaurant and ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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PORTUGAL: Daimler Fuso e-Truck trials reach successful conclusion
... distribution service, energy supplier REN for transport purposes within industrial gas storage facilities located in Sines and Pombal. «just-auto.com, Jun 15»
7
“Aqueducts of Portugal”: A Photo Exhibit at Adams Library
A comparable number of aqueducts date from the 18th-century Enlightenment, including the reformist regime of the Marquês de Pombal. «Rhode Island College News, Jun 15»
8
Marquez de Pombal
This image can be printed in several formats including 57" x 80" printed on canvas and on photographic paper. Inkjet prints are also available ... «Absolutearts.com, Jun 15»
9
Business Traveller: Lisbon
It spans 20 centuries and culminates in a dramatic film about the 1755 events and the reconstruction of the city by the Marquis of Pombal. «Manchester Evening News, May 15»
10
Portugal in July: One holiday, three ways
This hotel is situated in the heart of the Portuguese capital, close to the Marques de Pombal and Saldanha districts, and has three Metro ... «The Independent, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Pombal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pombal>. Jan 2023 ».
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