baptism

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baptism(
bahp
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tih
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zuhm
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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 bautismo
(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).
Parents are required to reaffirm their Christian faith at their child's baptism.A los padres se les requiere que reafirmen su fe cristiana en el bautismo de su hijo.
b. el bautizo
(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).
Our neighbors invited family and friends to celebrate the baptism of their first child.Los vecinos invitaron a familia y amigos a celebrar el bautizo de su primogénito.
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baptism
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el bautismo
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
a baptism of fireun bautismo de fuego
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baptism [ˈbæptɪzəm]
noun
(in general) bautismo (m); (ceremony) bautizo (m)
baptism of fire bautismo (m) de fuego
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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