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

Translation of layman in Spanish:

noun plural -menPronunciation: /-mən/

  • 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, …
  • 2 (Religion)
    seglar (masculine or feminine)
    laico, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The key to accomplishing this must surely be the biblical training of pastors and active laymen.
    • In the United States Armenian priests are elected by laymen and ordained by bishops, but confirmed by the Patriarch, who resides in Armenia.
    • The priests, pastors, and laymen of this religion are the people of America.
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