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postulant
American English: /ˈpɑstʃələnt/
British English: /ˈpɒstjʊl(ə)nt/

Translation of postulant in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The discussion concerns postulants and candidates for holy orders, more particularly those who aspire to ordained ministry as vocational or permanent deacons.
    • In order to be accepted as a postulant in a religious community, I must be free of all financial obligations.
    • On entering the order, postulants spend much of the first year in Killarney, with periods in the Franciscans' base in Osterley in England.

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