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prayer

Pronunciation: /prer; preə(r)/

Translation of prayer in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (praying) oración (feminine) the power of prayer el poder de la oración the king was at prayer el rey estaba orando the Prayer Book[ devocionario tradicional de la Iglesia Anglicana ] 1.2 countable/numerable (request, petition) oración (feminine), plegaria (feminine) my prayers were answered mis plegarias fueron atendidas or escuchadas the Lord's Prayer el Padrenuestro to say one's prayers rezar*, orar [formal] to say a prayer rezar* una oración a prayer for sb/sth una oración por algn/algo not to have a prayer [colloquial/familiar] no tener* ni la más mínima or remota posibilidad
    Example sentences
    • The milder and more beneficent forces of nature were addressed as female deities and invoked with prayers.
    • Human beings are addressing God in prayers for help against the inducements of the devil.
    • God answers our prayers because by addressing them to Him we acknowledge His Lordship and power.
    Example sentences
    • Swan will carry the hopes and prayers of Ireland as the country's current equine hero seeks to retain his crown.
    • She started the restaurant when her marriage dissolved, on little but hope and prayers.
    • Our deepest sympathies, prayers and best wishes go out to our fellow citizens who were injured in the blast.
    1.3 (service) Morning/Evening Prayer oficio (masculine) de maitines/vísperas ([ en la Iglesia Anglicana ])

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