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sisterhood

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪstərhʊd; ˈsɪstəhʊd/

Translation of sisterhood in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (association of women) asociación (feminine) de mujeres
    Example sentences
    • Religious brotherhoods and sisterhoods play an important role in organizing these ceremonies and festivals.
    • In a world of brotherhoods and sisterhoods there was always the existence of secret societies.
    • Although women could not be priests or bishops, convents and sisterhoods provided professional opportunities to women in a society where few respectable professional outlets existed.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Religion/Religión] congregación (feminine) 1.3 uncountable/no numerable (sisterly relationship) solidaridad (feminine) ([ entre mujeres ])
    Example sentences
    • There is no sisterhood among sisters here, only envy fuelled by despair.
    • In 1991, Juliet made Blood Sisters, a film essay which explored the mythologies of sisterhood.
    • I can't know what it's like to be a woman, or even how exactly to be a dad to girls, but I know something of sisters, and even perhaps of sisterhood, if I may be so bold.

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