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a term of address for a man
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(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]
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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"
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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.
Senhor Santos and the captain were in conversation by the weather rail.
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.
MS--E como eles te tratavam por conta do senhor gostar de servir no Oriente Medio?
A regra era clara: a constituicao familiar, de acordo com as Ordenacoes Filipinas, postulava que a uniao entre cativos era legitima, desde que firmada pelo matrimonio religioso catolico e com o antecipado consentimento do senhor dos escravos (Ordenacoes Filipinas, 1985).
A impossibilidade de exercer a sexualidade na atualidade fez este tema aparecer investido no passado, epoca em que parece ter havido uma grande realizacao sexual, como podemos observar a partir da fala do senhor I: "Eu transava por todo canto, eu vendia carro, cada carrao, eu tinha um carrao desses, pegava ele e saia com as meninas, minha mulher ficava doida".