Brazil - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brəˈzɪl|  American pronunciation of the word brazil
Brit.  |brəˈzɪl|  British pronunciation of the word brazil

noun

- the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter (syn: brasil)
- three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell

Examples

The majority of trees in equatorial Brazil have small and inconspicuous flowers.

I don't fancy their chances against Brazil.

It was the first time that I had conducted business in Brazil.

The majority of Brazil's huge commercial interests support the measure.

Brazil scored with the last kick of the match.

At half-time, Brazil led 1-0.

For most of the match, Brazil were in a different league, and won 4-0.

Apparently he's alive and well and living in Brazil.

We put £50 on Brazil to win the Cup.

His childhood was spent in Brazil.

Brazil struck first with a goal in the third minute.

Brazil thrashed Italy 5-0.

Brazil began to attack more in the second half of the match.

Brazil were beaten, 2-1.

Italy will face Brazil this afternoon before a crowd of 100,000 spectators.

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