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Pronunciation: /rɪˈlɪdʒəs/

Translation of religious in Spanish:


  • 1.1 [ceremony/hymn/education] religioso religious freedom libertad (feminine) de culto religious observance observancia (feminine) religiosa the religious life la vida religiosa
    Example sentences
    • Grounded in religious beliefs and faith, watermen feel that man cannot and need not fully understand the blue crab.
    • She didn't mean religious beliefs, only faith in some higher values, in some higher reality that made them feel secure in a very insecure situation.
    • Many psychiatric inpatients indicate that spiritual / religious beliefs and practices help them to cope.
    1.2 [person] religioso
    Example sentences
    • ‘Come here and get your DVD for later tonight,’ one of them suggested, as he blasted religious music.
    • Through domestic items, religious ceremonies, music and oral histories we can see direct relations with past and present African cultures.
    • My timing was right, and I dropped by the magnificent St. Stephen's as a special religious music program was in progress.
    1.3 [exactitude] esmerado, minucioso you must be religious about doing it every day tienes que hacerlo todos los días religiosamente he does it with religious care lo hace con gran esmero
    Example sentences
    • But also you have to get rid of this free-trade rhetoric and jargon, because it's kind of a religious devotion to the notion of free trade.
    • McCain shows an almost religious devotion to his causes - like campaign finance reform - and is brashly outspoken.
    • Sounds like a program you'd watch with religious devotion, doesn't it?

noun/nombre (plural religious)

  • 1.1 (monk) religioso (masculine); (nun) religiosa (feminine) 1.2
    (religious plural)
    (pious people) the religious las personas religiosas

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