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kairos

División en sílabas: kai·ros
Pronunciación: /ˈkīräs
 
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Definición de kairos en inglés:

sustantivo

[in singular] chiefly Theology
A propitious moment for decision or action.
Example sentences
  • Or do other phenomena perhaps show that the kairos, the right moment, might have passed us by?
  • When, after many attempts, Niebuhr failed to help him understand, he finally just said, ‘It's a kairos, Paulus.’
  • As Christians we have an obligation to discern the signs of the time and respond candidly and boldly to this crisis with hope that God will turn it into a kairos for the church's mission in this century.

Origen

mid 20th century: Greek, literally 'opportunity'.

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