apostle
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apostle(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religious)
a. el apóstol
(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).
Peter was one of Christ's apostles.Pedro era uno de los apóstoles de Cristo.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(advocate)
a. el apóstol
(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).
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
State regulation of the economy is anathema to the apostles of neo-liberalism.La regulación estatal de la economía es algo que les resulta odioso a los apóstoles del neoliberalismo.
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apostle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el apóstol
(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).
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apostle [əˈpɒsl]
noun
1 (Rel) apóstol (m)
2 apóstol (m); paladín (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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