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banns
American English: /bænz/
British English: /banz/

Translation of banns in Spanish:

plural noun

  • amonestaciones (feminine plural)
    to publish/read the banns
    publicar/leer las amonestaciones
    Example sentences
    • Christ Church in Skipton read out the banns of marriage and no less than 12 couples were contemplating getting wed.
    • This notice or banns must be read thrice in the church at intervals of at least one week.
    • Print up invitations to a marriage, publish banns at a friendly church, have one or more brides or grooms and even eat wedding cake.

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