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impurity
American English: /ɪmˈpjʊrədi/
British English: /ɪmˈpjʊərɪti/

Translation of impurity in Spanish:

noun plural -ties

uncountable and countable
  • Example sentences
    • They also maintained that illness, poverty, business failure, or any other misfortune is simply due to sin and spiritual impurity.
    • In vv 24 and 26a Paul asserts a surfeit of desire and passion by the people he is denouncing, which he characterizes as impurity and dishonor.
    • In Galatians 5: 19-21 the list is headed by sexual immorality, impurity, licentiousness, and idolatry.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.