Translation of religion in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /rɪˈlɪdʒən/


  • 1.1 countable/numerable (system of belief) religión (feminine) to be against sb's religion ir* contra los principios religiosos de algn I enjoy fishing, but I don't make a religion of it me gusta pescar, pero no soy fanático
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    • No organized religion preaches murder and hatred of innocent people.
    • The official state religion is Roman Catholicism, but Evangelical Protestant movements are making converts among traditional Catholic believers.
    • Christianity is the religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (subject) religión (feminine) she's got religion [colloquial/familiar] está hecha una chupacirios [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo]
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    • It's the backdrop because football is considered a religion worldwide and the most viewed game.
    • We've been told time and again that cricket is a religion in India.
    • In this city where rugby is a religion, there is the feeling that Moses has led them to the mountaintop.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (religious life) to enter in religion entrar en religión, entrar en una orden religiosa his name in religion is … su nombre religioso or de religión es …

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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.