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Portuguese Pronunciation of “-ção”

1st blog imageMany words are identical or almost identical in English and Portuguese: editoreditor, university = universidade, profession/job = profissão.

Let’s look at one big group:

Words ending in –tion in English usually become words ending in –ção in Portuguese:

• informationinformação
• competition = competição
• administration = administração
• celebration = celebração

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