Translation of sanctify in Spanish:
transitive verb -fies, -fying, -fied
- an arrangement sanctified by customuna práctica consagrada por la costumbreExample sentences
- Those terms were settled, and indeed sanctified, in the long struggle down the centuries to the founding and then to the preservation, the protection and the defence of our liberal representative democracy.
- By model and practice, families nested children in webs of relationships, sanctified through kin or kin-like (idiomatic kin) moralities.
- At home, womanhood was idealized and sanctified, while women themselves were denied such basic rights of citizenship as the vote.
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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.