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layman

Pronunciation: /ˈleɪmən/

Translation of layman in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -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 [Religion/Religión] seglar (masculine and feminine), laico, (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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