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absolution

Pronunciation: /ˌæbsəˈluːʃən/

Translation of absolution in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • absolución (feminine) to grant (the) absolution dar* la absolución
    Example sentences
    • After all, a priest doesn't provide absolution for sins about to be committed.
    • In time the French Crusaders received papal absolution for their part in the business at Zara, but the Venetians did not.
    • The Friar gives absolution for sins in exchange for money and flirts with the prettiest wives.

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