There are 2 translations of Puritan in Spanish:

Puritan1

Pronunciation: /ˈpjʊrətn; ˈpjʊərɪtən/

n

  • 1.1 puritano, (masculine, feminine)
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    • From its inception there had been a committed Protestant minority who aspired to complete a full Protestant reformation - the Puritans.
    • Excessive frivolity has always been frowned upon by some, and Christmas was not celebrated by the Puritans or Calvinists.
    • Unlike the English Puritans, the Dutch Reformed ministers made no efforts to evangelise the native peoples of the area.
    1.2
    (puritan)
    (morally) puritano, (masculine, feminine)
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    • These are precisely the values the puritans and zealots of many faiths and ideologies would destroy.
    • A few centuries ago it may not have seemed out of place, but even modern-day American puritans have been shocked by Florida's so-called ‘Scarlet Letter’ law.
    • Teetotalers, or people who drink in moderation, on the other hand are boring, no fun, puritans, kill-joys etc.

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The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 2 translations of Puritan in Spanish:

Puritan2

adj

  • 1.1 puritano
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    • The religious experiments of Archbishop Laud reactivated Puritan militancy.
    • She sets this change within the context of a wider intellectual shift from Puritan piety to the Enlightenment's faith in progress and the inherent goodness of man.
    • The religious intensity of Puritan settlers infused every facet of life in seventeenth-century New England, including criminality.
    1.2
    (puritan)
    (morally strict) puritano
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    • Bangalore seemed to suit him better, with its catholicity of social life and its absence of puritan guardians of moral behaviour.
    • Feng Yuxiang's forces were subjected with severity to their commander's puritan morals: no drinking, gambling, swearing, or resort to prostitutes was permitted.
    • Suffused with puritan guilt, his self interest had its limits.

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Word of the day madeja
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hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.