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cloth

Pronunciation: /klɔːθ; klɒθ/

Translation of cloth in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 [Religion/Religión] the cloth el clero a man of the cloth un clérigo
    Example sentences
    • At one time in my life, I respected a man of the cloth, but now I've seen the light.
    • A man of the cloth commands respect. It is assumed that a man of god is somehow better than the rest of us.
    • That figures of the cloth have been associated with prosecutorial misconduct and the passions of the mob is one of this case's many ironies.

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