Translation of layman in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈleɪmən/

n (pl -men /-mən/)

  • 1.1 (non-expert) 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 [Relig] seglar (mf), laico, -ca (m,f)
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    • If the charges are proven by clear and convincing evidence at such a trial, the penalties may include (as a last resort) termination of the layperson's church membership.
    • The Archbishop has rejected a decision by his synod to allow laypeople and deacons to preside at Holy Communion.
    • My denomination also speaks of four ‘orders’: bishops, priests, deacons and laypeople.

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