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miracle
American English: /ˈmɪrək(ə)l/
British English: /ˈmɪrək(ə)l/

Translation of miracle in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Religion)
    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.
  • 2 (something amazing) 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
    (before noun) (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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