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profane

Pronunciation: /prəˈfeɪn/

Translation of profane in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (blasphemous) [language] irreverente, blasfemo
    Example sentences
    • The FCC, by law, must prohibit the utterance of ‘any obscene, indecent or profane language by means of radio communication.’
    • Often using obscene, offensive and profane language she succeeds in shocking the reader out of the middle-class complacency that numbs the senses of the public.
    • When two foremen told him to ‘control himself,’ he quickly ‘became abusive and used obscene and profane language to both of them.’
    1.2 (secular) [art/literature] profano
    Example sentences
    • Without considering arguments to the contrary, he asserts that a hierarchical ordering of reality and a division between the sacred and the profane are essential to the religious worldview.
    • Sin and damnation are downplayed, and the distinctions between heaven and earth, the profane and the sacred, God's grace and our efforts tend to be fudged.
    • We are by nature incurably drawn to ritual in the realms of both the sacred and the profane.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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