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epistle

Pronunciation: /ɪˈpɪsəl/

Translation of epistle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] the Epistles las Epístolas St Paul's Epistle to Timothy la epístola de San Pablo a Timoteo 1.2 [humorous/humorístico] (letter) epístola (feminine) [humorous/humorístico]
    Example sentences
    • The opinions expressed in these evocative epistles were remarkably forthright and revealing.
    • Regardless of the content of the epistle, there is still something exciting about receiving an email or a letter from someone close.
    • When he failed to receive payment, he followed up with letters, and these hilarious epistles are what he shared with us.

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