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observance
American English: /əbˈzərvəns/
British English: /əbˈzəːv(ə)ns/

Translation of observance in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (of law, custom, agreement, religious festival)
    Example sentences
    • 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 countable (rite, practice) religious observances
    prácticas religiosas
    Example sentences
    • 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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