There are 2 translations of pastoral in Spanish:

pastoral1

Pronunciation: /ˈpæstərəl; ˈpɑːstərəl/

adj

  • 1 [painting/scene] pastoril, bucólico pastoral poem poema (m) pastoril or bucólico, égloga (f)
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    • Recalling the pastoral works of Homer Watson, her shots of rolling, sunbathed hills effectively showcase her background in still photography.
    • An idyllic pastoral quality is evoked by two men enjoying the view from the shore of Rocky Neck in the foreground, while a third walks by with his dog and two sheep.
    • Hall's pieces are pastoral, evoking the chirrup of birds who have learnt the song of car alarms, and the grunt of a badly maintained bus.
  • 2 2.1 [Relig] [care/duties] pastoral pastoral letter (carta (f)) pastoral (f) 2.2 (BrE) [Educ] he's in charge of pastoral care se ocupa del bienestar de los alumnos
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    • One of the prime functions of a teacher is pastoral care, and students assume that their professors will offer moral instruction and guidance.
    • But when he showed interest in the post of acting principal teacher of pastoral care 18 months ago, he was told by the headteacher that he could not apply because he is not a Catholic.
    • Other areas praised by the Ofsted team include her leadership as head, and the pastoral care of pupils.
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    • Although restricted by the government, he was allowed to engage in pastoral work and development projects, and served as chaplain to the foreign community in Phnom Penh, the capital.
    • As part of her pastoral work with St James, she also carried out communion at three Clitheroe nursing homes, Castleford, Pendle Court and Clitheroe Nursing Home.
    • For over ten years his pastoral work was always marked by gentleness, thoughtfulness and sensitivity, especially to those in trouble.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of pastoral in Spanish:

pastoral2

n

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  • [Lit] égloga (f); [Art] escena (f) bucólica
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    • Their pastorals, both published in 1651, offered choices to Royalists in the aftermath of the crushing defeat at Worcester.
    • Educated at Oxford, he had written pastorals before leaving for London to become both actor and playwright.
    • He wrote The Distrest Mother, a successful adaptation of Racine's Andromaque, but is remembered chiefly for his quarrel with Pope over the relative merits of their pastorals.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more