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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  19/NOV/2014 1:53 AM
Assunto:  Compadre e outros
Mensagem:  Padrinhos e madrinhas (de casamento) -

I would translate into "wedding godparents". To an American you would have to explain that, including the fact that they may or may not be "sponsors" of the event.  And it´s considered an honour to be invited to be such (wedding godparent/godmother, I mean).
That is a European, and Brazilian tradition, not one of the English speaking countries, so it would require some explanation to them.

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Compadre e outros  –  Intruder  18/NOV/2014, 11:55 PM
Compadre e outros  –  Sarinha rj  19/NOV/2014, 1:15 AM
 Compadre e outros  –  PPAULO  19/NOV/2014, 1:53 AM

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