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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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more