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religion

Pronunciation: /rɪˈlɪdʒən/

Translation of religion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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]
    Example sentences
    • 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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