Translation of officiate in Spanish:

officiate

Pronunciation: /əˈfɪʃieɪt/

vi

  • to officiate at sth [at mass/at a wedding] oficiar (en) or celebrar algo to officiate as chair ejercer* las funciones de presidente
    More example sentences
    • At the initial condolence ceremony, the marabout officiates, transmitting his religious blessing or benediction (called al baraka) to the guests.
    • A lama (Buddhist religious leader) officiates at the ceremony.
    • The priest who officiated at the wedding welcomed me equally as a co-celebrant.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.