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credo

Pronunciation: /ˈkreɪdəʊ; ˈkriː-/

Translation of credo in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -dos)

  • 1.1 (system of beliefs) credo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • When does less than full belief in a professed credo become actionable fraud if one is soliciting gifts or legacies?
    • Their mission statements read like political manifestos rather than educational credos.
    • Your credo can guide you, but you cannot magically make it your mother's guiding principle as well.
    1.2 [Religion/Religión] the Credo el Credo
    Example sentences
    • There, he advises that someone should recite the Credo continuously for a dying person, which was the customary practice of his fellow friars.
    • The Mass omits the Credo and takes as its central point, the Holy Eucharist as narrated in the story of Christ's meeting with the disciples on the road to Emmaus.
    • Moreover, in the same paragraph, he describes the Credo as the central ‘confession of faith’ when he surely means ‘profession of faith’.

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