Translation of organ in Spanish:

organ

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːrgən; ˈɔːgən/

n

  • 2 2.1 (agency) organismo (masculine) 2.2 (mouthpiece) órgano (masculine) the organ of the Nationalist Party el órgano del Partido Nacionalista
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    • It was ridiculous to see in this country how some of the leading media organs campaigned for press censorship.
    • The party organ had been in the news these days for all the wrong reasons.
    • He was an editorial writer for the Central Daily News, the chief organ of the ruling Nationalist Party.
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    • Is it a state of affairs where free speech is suppressed by the organs of the State?
    • These organs of the global economy are likewise members of the United Nations family.
    • The Fascist Party and its organs were dissolved amid popular celebration.
  • 3 [Music/Música] órgano (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) organ gallery o loft galería (feminine) del órgano organ pipe tubo (masculine) de órgano organ stop registro (masculine) de órgano
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    • The sounds of the organ and the choir used to mesmerize the faithful in those days.
    • The mass is sung by a vocal ensemble of six solo voices doubled by six instruments with organ.
    • The organ sounded from the front of the church, the rich tones bringing me out of my reverie.
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    • It is a song of hope and justice. Use percussion and guitars rather than an organ or piano.
    • The atmosphere is created mostly with pianos and organs, less so the strings of the past few albums.
    • Somehow an organ and a drum kit can sound like Venus' doors swooping wide.

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