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American English: /əˈtoʊnmənt/
British English: /əˈtəʊnm(ə)nt/

Translation of atonement in Spanish:


  • [formal] (for sins) in atonement for his rudeness
    en desagravio por su grosería
    Example sentences
    • Compassionate assistance cannot, of course, be a substitute for the punishment of criminal acts or atonement for wrongdoing.
    • Their pacifist constitution is both atonement for a bloody past and a defining national characteristic.
    • Yet that still does not amount to full atonement for what he did.
    Example sentences
    • This is not because we have earned God's favor but simply because we belong to Christ and his sacrifice has made perfect atonement for our sin.
    • The two offerings together symbolized a community of people at peace with God because atonement for sins had been made.
    • They receive a free pardon from God for all their sins - past, present and future - through the death of Christ as an offering and atonement for sin.
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