Translation of chivalry in Spanish:

chivalry

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪvəlri/

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  • (in conduct) caballerosidad (f), cortesía (f); [Hist] caballería (f) the age of chivalry los tiempos de la caballería andante (the age of) chivalry is not dead [humorístico/humorous] aún quedan caballeros
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    • Many such characters desperately need a ‘code’ to live by, like the social code of chivalry for Don Quixote.
    • During the Middle Ages, chivalry was a code of brave and courteous conduct for knights.
    • They will consider different interpretations of the famous clash of August 22nd, 1485, within the broader context of medieval warfare and chivalry.
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    • A court dealing with his appeal over an earlier confrontation heard that from a young age he had been regaled with stories of daring deeds, courage and chivalry in the SAS, told by his father, Tony.
    • In that imaginary reality what drives people to act in one way or another is ideas of honour, chivalry, nobility and heroism.
    • The article stressed the explicit Catholicity of Christian chivalry, comparing the ideals that bound knights to service with the characteristic vows of Catholic monastic life.

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