devotion
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devotion(
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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. (love)
a. la devoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
David's devotion to his wife remained unbroken for their 63 years of marriage.La devoción que David sentía por su esposa permaneció intacta durante sus 63 años de matrimonio.
2. (dedication)
a. la dedicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His unwavering devotion to his studies helped him get high grades.Su firme dedicación a los estudios lo ayudó a conseguir buenas calificaciones.
b. la entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I find her devotion to her volunteer work truly admirable.Su entrega a su labor de voluntariado me parece realmente admirable.
3. (loyalty)
a. la lealtad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She was divided between her devotion to her family and her love for him.Estaba dividida entre su lealtad hacia su familia y su amor por él.
4. (fervor)
a. la devoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The parishioner knelt, with devotion, before the relics of the saint.El feligrés se arrodilló con devoción ante las reliquias del santo.
devotions
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (prayers)
a. las oraciones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Every day, Ann read from her book of devotions and then meditated on what she had read.Todos los días, Ann leía su libro de oraciones y luego meditaba sobre lo que había leído.
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devotion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (to friend, family)
a. la devoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (to cause, leader of party)
a. la dedicación f, entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (to god, saint)
a. la devoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
devotionsoraciones fpl
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devotion [dɪˈvəʊʃən]
noun
1 (to spouse, relative, football team, pop star) also (Rel) devoción (f);to por; (to friend) lealtad (f);to a; (to studies, duty, work, cause) dedicación (f);to a
his devotion to the cause you cannot justify the devotion of 20 pages to ... the devotion of 50% of the money to market research seemed excessive he criticized the devotion of so much time to unimportant things
2 devotions (Rel) oraciones (f)
to be at one's devotions estar rezando
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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