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Pronunciation: /lɔːrd; lɔːd/

Translation of lord in Spanish:


  • 1 mayor 1.1 (nobleman) señor (masculine), noble (masculine) an English lord un lord inglés as drunk as a lord [dated/anticuado] como una cuba [colloquial/familiar] live1 1 2 1 1.2
    (in UK) lord (masculine) the Lords, the House of Lords la cámara de los lores the Lords Temporal/Spiritual los miembros laicos/eclesiásticos de la Cámara de los lores
    1.3my Lord (addressing judge) (British English/inglés británico) (su) señoría (addressing bishop) Ilustrísima (to nobleman) milord, señor 1.4 (in UK titles) Lord Chief Justice[ presidente del Tribunal Supremo de Gran Bretaña ]
  • 2
    2.1 (God) the/our Lord el/nuestro Señor the Lord's day el día del Señor the Lord's supper la Eucaristía the Lord's Prayer el Padrenuestro 2.2 (in interjectional phrases/en locuciones de tipo interjección) good Lord ¡Dios bendito! (good) Lord, no! ¡por Dios! ¡cómo se te ocurre! oh Lord [colloquial/familiar] ¡ay, no! [colloquial/familiar] the Lord (only) knows Dios sabrá, vete a saber

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to lord it over sb tratar a algn con prepotencia I can't stand the way she lords it over us all no soporto la manera en que nos trata, como si fuera nuestra dueña y señora

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