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evangelical

Pronunciation: /ˌiːvænˈdʒelɪkəl/

Translation of evangelical in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] evangélico the Evangelical Church la Iglesia Evangélica
    Example sentences
    • A number of attempts have been made to explain the hostility to religious and especially to evangelical Christian beliefs.
    • However, in Eastern Europe since the end of the communist regimes Catholic, Orthodox, and evangelical religion, as well as new religious sects, have witnessed a remarkable revival.
    • Religion Watch is a useful newsletter that patrols the latest things in American, mainly evangelical, religion.
    Example sentences
    • In recent decades, evangelical Protestant missionaries have converted many in Ecuador, especially in the countryside and urban slums.
    • It is common in evangelical Protestant circles for converts to witness to their faith by recounting their experience of conversion.
    • An increasingly common structural problem for community management in the Lower Amazon is related to the spread of Protestant evangelical faiths.
    1.2 (zealous) evangélico
    Example sentences
    • I started off implacably opposed to this and now I am almost evangelical in my support.
    • I get coffee and they get evangelical support from me and everyone I can convince to drink their coffee.
    • Whilst the advocates of quality and empowerment are almost evangelical in their quest to change the way we work those on the receiving end are considerably more sceptical.

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