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miracle

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪrɪkəl; ˈmɪrəkəl/

Translation of miracle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] milagro (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • A number of local shrines and icons that have survived earthquakes or other natural disasters are revered as evidence of miracles or divine intervention.
    • The miracles and extraordinary events of the gospels were reduced to allegory and one was left with that very English type of faith: tolerant, accommodating Anglicanism.
    • Sir Isaac Newton is enlisted to debunk magic, miracles and divine intervention, but we are not told why Newton remained a devout Christian to his life's end.
    1.2 (sth amazing) milagro (masculine) the miracles of modern science los milagros de la ciencia moderna it would be a miracle if she gave up smoking sería un milagro que dejara de fumar by some miracle he was unhurt resultó ileso de milagro to work miracles hacer* milagros (before noun/delante del nombre) [drug/cure] milagroso
    Example sentences
    • Secondly, the press this week hailed cannabis as a wonder drug and a miracle cure.
    • The new miracle drugs are genetic-based, promising better outcomes for smaller groups of patients with particular genes.
    • It moves in an unpredictable fashion more suggestive of an intoxicated sailor than a miracle of modern engineering.

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