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devotion

Pronunciation: /dɪˈvəʊʃən/

Translation of devotion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (love) devoción (feminine); (loyalty) lealtad (feminine)devotion to sb/sth they showed great devotion to their king demostraron gran devoción por/lealtad a su rey her devotion to the cause su dedicación or entrega a la causa
    Example sentences
    • I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle.
    • Her earnest belief in devotion to duty and her command of French bring her an offer to join the intelligence service.
    • Mom gave her unconditional love and devotion to each and every one of her children.
  • 3 countable/numerable [Religion/Religión] oración (feminine), rezo (masculine) to be at one's devotions estar* rezando
    Example sentences
    • The clear implication here is that yoga can be a form of devotion, or worship.
    • He is one of the most popular objects of devotion and reverence in east Asian Buddhism.
    • In some cases, these ideas evolve into a symbolically charged moment of private religious devotion.
    Example sentences
    • The image or icon of worship is a focus for our prayers and devotions.
    • I quote an account of a compilation of ‘Celtic’ prayers and devotions, published in 1994.
    • Personal devotions, meditations or prayer may refresh introverts.

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.