Translation of monastic in Spanish:

monastic

Pronunciation: /məˈnæstɪk/

adj

  • [order/vow] monástico; [life] monacal, monástico
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    • The religious pillars, of course, are the clergy and monastic orders.
    • Most Theravada monks live as part of monastic communities.
    • Today we'll hear from two Buddhists, who lived a monastic life, and also left it after some years.
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    • Music is, by implication, a solitary and almost monastic pursuit, one unabashedly privileged over friendship or love.
    • Having had a good day of golf and wine with the two Jims and myself, he retired to his room in the monastic student hall of residence.
    • The Armenian Quarter is a little known part of the city and its stone passages and cloisters give it a secluded, monastic air.

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.