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secular

Pronunciation: /ˈsekjələr; ˈsekjʊlə(r)/

Translation of secular in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (not religious) [education] laico, secular; [society/art] laicista, secular
    Example sentences
    • But it did guarantee that in time American politics would largely become a secular matter.
    • So why in this secular age is a spiritual movement that seeks to eradicate the ‘self’ gaining ground?
    • Since that time, Bangladesh has been both less socialistic and less secular.
    1.2 [Religion/Religión] [clergy/priest] seglar
    Example sentences
    • The rate of recruitment is probably better than that of the secular clergy, but this may be because a large percentage of the monks do not go on to priesthood.
    • Individuals were chosen from different orders and secular clergy, but primarily they came from the Dominican Order.
    • Overall the role of regulars was diminished and that of secular clergy and even laymen enhanced.

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