Translation of observance in Spanish:

observance

Pronunciation: /əbˈzɜːrvəns; əbˈzɜːvəns/

n

  • 1.1 u (of law, custom, agreement, religious festival) observancia (f), cumplimiento (m)
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    • It has become the object of a global cult, and the money which it absorbs from the world is a from of practical worship, a daily puja, the ritual observance of its omnipotence.
    • I did not understand that God did not merely require the outward observance of certain rituals but rather a clean heart and a holy life.
    • In the management of its global operations, IBM the world's largest computer maker has been well known for its strict observance of clean business ethics.
    1.2 c (rite, practice) práctica (f) religious observances prácticas religiosas
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    • Guyanese American cultural traditions have been preserved by the religious observances of weddings, baptisms, and funerals.
    • Many religions go through ceremonies or observances of rituals to become pure or to be healed.
    • Lamas (religious leaders) skilled in rituals perform the necessary religious observances.

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.