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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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

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 amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.