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revelation

Pronunciation: /ˌrevəˈleɪʃən/

Translation of revelation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • 1.1 (disclosure) revelación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Those in charge obviously feel that the greater risk is the unlawful revelation of trade secrets.
    • She incapacitates him through her revelation of the secret of his birth at a moment when he should have been at his strongest.
    • Yet the structure of the novel, the elements of revelation of character and plot, have been rearranged in quite a strange way.
    1.2 [Religion/Religión] (the Book of) Revelation el Apocalipsis
    Example sentences
    • Barcelona footballer Ronaldinho is an absolute revelation for taking the game to a different level.
    • ‘The singing skills of some our guests were an absolute revelation,’ says Asokan.
    • For those lucky enough to have caught onto his comedy before his untimely death, Hicks was an absolute revelation.
    Example sentences
    • We simply must rely on God to give us divine revelation by his Holy Spirit.
    • Also included under this heading are all false religions or cults which claim supernatural revelation but contradict the Bible.
    • Pope John Paul II has said that divine revelation reveals not only God to man but man to himself.

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