altar
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altar(
al
-
tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religious)
a. el altar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The priest stood at the altar as he performed the ceremony.El sacerdote estaba parado en el altar mientras llevaba a cabo la ceremonia.
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altar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el altar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
altar boymonaguillo m
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altar [ˈɒltəʳ]
noun
altar (m)
high altar altar (m) mayor
he sacrificed all on the altar of his ambition lo sacrificó todo en aras de su ambición
to lead a girl to the altar conducir a una chica al altar
modifier
altar boy (n) acólito (m); monaguillo (m)
altar cloth (n) sabanilla (f); paño (m) de altar
altar rail (n) comulgatorio (m)
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altar
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altar(
ahl
-
tahr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (religious)
a. altar
El novio esperaba a la novia ante el altar.The groom was standing by the altar waiting for the bride.
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altar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. altar
2. (fig)
a.
conducir o llevar a alguien al altarto lead somebody down the aisle
altar mayorhigh altar
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altar
altar
llevar a algn al altar to lead sb to the altar
poner a algn en un altar to put sb on a pedestal
quedarse para adornar altares to be left on the shelf
subir a los altares to be beatified; be canonized
altar mayor high altar
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Phrases with "altar"
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altar cloth
el mantel
altar boy
el monaguillo
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