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knighthood

Pronunciation: /ˈnaɪthʊd/

Translation of knighthood in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (title) título (masculine) de sir to receive a knighthood recibir el título de sir
    Example sentences
    • Unlike the hereditary peerages of old, knighthoods are not bestowed according to birth or social status.
    • Honours, such as knighthoods, peerages, and other decorations, are awarded on his recommendation.
    • Prince's Trust chief executive Tom Shebbeare received a knighthood in the Queen's personal honours list.
    1.2 [History/Historia] ser* armado caballero

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