culto, -a
adjective
1. cultured, educated (persona); refined (estilo); literary, learned (palabra)
masculine noun
2. worship (devoción)
  • rendir culto, -a a -> to worship; (dios) to pay homage o tribute to (persona, valentía)
  • culto, -a a la personalidad -> personality cult
3. cult (religión)

culto [cool’-to]
noun
1. Speaking in general, respect or veneration paid to a person, as a testimony of his superior excellence and worth. (m)
2. Worship, adoration, religious act of rev­erence. (m)
  • Culto divino -> public worship in churches
  • Culto externo -> external demonstrations of respect to God and his saints, by processions, sacrifices, offerings, etc. Culto sagrado o religioso, honor or worship to God and the saints
  • Culto superfluo -> worship by means of vain useless things
  • Culto supersticioso -> worship paid either to whom it is not due, or in an improper manner

culto
adjetivo
1 [+persona] cultured; educated; (afectado) affected
2 [+palabra, frase] learned
1 (Religión) (veneración) worship; (ritual) cult;a of
libertad de culto freedom of worship; el culto a Zeus the cult of Zeus; rendir culto a to worship; to pay homage o tribute to
2 (admiración) cult
el culto al cuerpo
de culto cult; una película de culto a cult movie
La amenaza de Andrómeda, fue llevada al cine y se convirtió en película de culto Interesante y algo sórdido filme sobre el Holliwood de los años treinta, convertido ya en filme de culto.
culto a la personalidad personality cult

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