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layman
American English: /ˈleɪmən/
British English: /ˈleɪmən/

Translation of layman in Spanish:

noun plural -men Pronunciation: / -mən /

  • 1.1 (non-expert) See examples: a book written for the layman
    un libro dirigido al gran público
    un libro dirigido al lector lego or profano en la materia
    which, in layman's terms, means …
    lo que significa, en lenguaje más accesible, …
    1.2 (Religion)
    laico, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Renditions from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries show a sequence of discrete scenes, including one in which monks and laymen are assembled before an imposing sculpted icon.
    • The secular churches were prominent patrons, as were the leading individual laymen and ecclesiastics.
    • In one story, a layman coming to pray at the church places a money offering at the foot of the cross.

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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.