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Abdiquei meu direito à herança em favor de meus filhos.

Translation

I have given up my right of inheritance in favour of my sons.

Analysis


abdiquei
     1. v. first-person singular preterite indicative of abdicar
meu
     1. pron. first-person possessive pronoun
     2. pron.    Pertaining to me; my; mine.
     3. pron.   * O meu computador.
     4. pron.    That serves or interests me; my; mine.
     5. pron.   * O meu ônibus.
     6. pron.    Introduced by me; my.
     7. pron.   * O herói da minha história.
     8. pron.    Merited by me; my.
     9. pron.   * Ainda não recebi o meu dinheiro.
     10. interj. (São Paulo) Draws attention to the speaker.
direito
     1. n. law (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)
     2. adj. Toward the right side; right-hand; right.
     3. adj. Complying with justice, correctness or reason; correct; right.
     4. adj. Fit for purpose; appropriate; right.
     5. adj. (politics) Pertaining to the political right; right-wing; right.
à
     1. contraction. contraction of a a (to/at the)
herança
     1. n. heritage, inheritance, legacy
em
     1. prep. in; inside (contained by)
     2. prep. on (on the surface of)
     3. prep. in (surrounded by)
     4. prep. in (part of; a member of)
     5. prep. in (pertaining to)
     6. prep. in (immediately after a period of time)
     7. prep. in; during
     8. prep. in (indicates a language, script, tone etc. of writing, speaking etc.)
favor
     1. n. favor, favour (instance of voluntarily assisting someone)
     2. n. favor, favour; goodwill (benevolent regard)
de
     1. prep. of
     2. prep. 's, possession suffix
     3. prep. from
     4. prep. by the means of, by
     5. prep. as, dressed as.
     6. prep. -long, indicating time duration
     7. prep. A compound word connector, often not translated into English
meus
     1. pron. masculine plural form of possessive meu
     meu
          1. pron. first-person possessive pronoun
          2. pron.    Pertaining to me; my; mine.
          3. pron.   * O meu computador.
          4. pron.    That serves or interests me; my; mine.
          5. pron.   * O meu ônibus.
          6. pron.    Introduced by me; my.
          7. pron.   * O herói da minha história.
          8. pron.    Merited by me; my.
          9. pron.   * Ainda não recebi o meu dinheiro.
          10. interj. (São Paulo) Draws attention to the speaker.
filhos
     1. n. plural of filho (sons)
     filho
          1. n. son (male offspring)
          2. n. (informal) son (used to address a younger male)


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