senhor


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senhor

(ˈsɛnjɔː)
n
a term of address for a man

se•nhor

(sɪnˈyɔr, -ˈyoʊr)

n., pl. se•nhors, se•nho•res (sɪnˈyɔr eɪs, -ˈyoʊr-)
a Portuguese or Brazilian term of address for a man, equivalent to sir or Mr. Abbr.: Sr.
[1785–95; < Portuguese < Vulgar Latin *senior lord]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Senhor - a Portuguese title of respect; equivalent to English `Mr'
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
References in classic literature ?
He was a Portuguese of sixty or thereabouts, Senhor Joaquin Santos by name; at first it was incredible to me that he had no title, so noble was his bearing; but very soon I realized that he was one of those to whom adventitious honors can add no lustre.
So the religious cast of Senhor Santos was brought twice home to me in the same moment, though, to be sure, I had often been struck by it before.
On first arriving it was our custom to unsaddle the horses and give them their Indian corn; then, with a low bow, to ask the senhor to do us the favour to give up something to eat.
After three days' travelling we arrived at Socego, the estate of Senhor Manuel Figuireda, a relation of one of our party.
Senhor Manuel was then making a canoe 70 feet in length from a solid trunk, which had originally been 110 feet long, and of great thickness.
Very particularly would I thank Senhor Penalosa and other officials of the Brazilian Government for the special arrangements by which we were helped upon our way, and Senhor Pereira of Para, to whose forethought we owe the complete outfit for a decent appearance in the civilized world which we found ready for us at that town.
Ja ha outros em que o interlocutor usa o pronome de tratamento vcm, como em (7), embora o vocativo empregado seja o senhor e, em alguns momentos, use a forma senhor.
Entretanto, segundo Soares (2000), o restaurante oferecia atendimento e comida de qualidade e, ao utilizar-se da rede de relacionamento que tinha formado ao frequentar o Clube Internacional, o senhor Manoel Leite transformou o restaurante em um dos pontos badalados da cidade.
Como em todo o tempo antes eu nao contei ao senhor --e merce peco: --mas para o senhor divulgar comigo, a par, justo o travo de tanto segredo, sabendo somente no atimo em que eu tambem so soube .
E agora, eu nao lhe disse que aquilo que o senhor tomou por loucura nao passava de hiperagudeza dos sentidos?
Essa terceira phase da Dictadura, Senhor Presidente, (18) comecou por affirmar-se no integralismo monarchico disfarcado de Estado Novo, continua affirmando-se no integralismo, ja menos disfarcado, do chamado Estado Corporativo, e acaba com affirmar-se, nos ultimos arrancos (19) do Prof.
Estudos de biomonitoramento, evidentemente, não devem ficar restritos aos grandes centros urbanos, pois cidades de médio e pequeno porte também podem ser sedes de parques industriais e/ou contarem com uma grande frota de veículos automotores que circulam em suas ruas ou proximidades, característica encontrada na cidade de Senhor do Bonfim, no Estado da Bahia--Brasil.