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church

Pronunciation: /tʃɜːrtʃ; tʃɜːtʃ/

Translation of church in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (building) iglesia (feminine) to go to church ir* a la iglesia, ≈ ir* a misa were you at o in church on Sunday? ¿estabas en misa or en la iglesia el domingo? they were married in church se casaron por la Iglesia or (Peru/Perú) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) por iglesia (before noun/delante del nombre) church hall sala (feminine) de reuniones de la parroquia church parade[ formación de soldados o marineros en uniforme que asisten a un oficio religioso como cuerpo oficial ] a church service un oficio religioso he wants a church wedding quiere casarse por la Iglesia or (Peru/Perú) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) por iglesia
    Example sentences
    • In addition, I was privileged to preach in several other churches in the Manila area.
    • The bells of Catholic and Protestant churches rang out across Germany at noon.
    • Two practices important to Christian worship usually take place in churches.
    1.2
    ( also Church)
    (as organization) the church la Iglesia the Church of England/Scotland la Iglesia Anglicana/Presbiteriana Escocesa to enter the church (become a priest) hacerse* sacerdote ( or pastor etc) (become a nun) meterse (a or de) monja

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