Translation of chapel in Spanish:

chapel

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃæpəl/

n

  • 1 [Relig] 1.1 (building, area in church) capilla (f) the prison/castle chapel la capilla de la cárcel/del castillo
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    • He even managed to convert one hardened criminal to Christianity, becoming Godfather to his daughter christened in the prison chapel wearing an old wedding dress.
    • After six weeks his parents, Michelle and Steve, organised an emergency Christening at the hospital chapel.
    • He is dean of the chapel and professor of Christian ministry at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
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    • Nothing is known about him; he was clearly familiar with Franco-Flemish painting, but his main debt is to the earlier court school in Bohemia, at Karltejn and in the chapels of the cathedral in Prague.
    • The passageway is lit by a ribbon of alabaster above and subtly punctuated by the cathedral's devotional chapels, which are arranged along the inner walls.
    • The training of musicians was undertaken within professional musical families, in the conservatories in Naples and Palermo, or at the chapels of the leading cathedrals.
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    • She was her way to the chapel where the funeral services were being held.
    • The eastern, public strip is a wide hall, terminated at its southern end by the funerary chapel, where the services are held.
    • The funeral ended and the mourners exited the chapel.
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    • His first job was renovating the chapel in a local funeral home.
    • Long before the funeral hour the street in front of the undertaker's chapel was crowded.
    1.2 (Nonconformist church) templo (m) they're chapel son protestantes que no pertenecen a la Iglesia Anglicana
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    • In Britain many were based on parish churches or, especially, Nonconformist chapels; the celebrated Huddersfield Choral Society was founded in 1836.
    • The nonconformist chapels, moral beacons to many in the Victorian heyday, were now suffering from falling membership, declining funds, and diminished authority.
    • Church-building was matched by equally rapid growth of nonconformist chapels.
  • 2 (in some trade unions) (BrE) sección (f) sindical father/mother of chapel representante (mf) or enlace (m) sindical
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    • The National Union of Journalists has a chapel of over 50 members and is growing.
    • Activists talked about the need for the union's workplace chapels and geographic branches to ‘adopt’ a local BBC workplace.
    • Lucie McFall is a Bolton Evening News reporter and joint mother of the chapel.

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