el apóstol
-the apostle
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apóstol

apóstol(
ah
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pohs
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tohl
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (religious)
a. apostle
Es típico darle un abrazo a la estatua del apóstol Santiago cuando se visita la catedral de Santiago.It's typical to hug the statue of the apostle James when you visit Santiago cathedral.
2. (defender)
a. advocate
Los empleados fueron a la huelga cuando despidieron al presidente del sindicato, al que consideraban su apóstol.The employees went on strike when the union president, whom they considered their advocate, was fired.
b. apostle
Apóstoles del comunismo se presentaron a condenar la dependencia del gobierno del capitalismo.Apostles of communism came forward to decry the government's reliance on capitalism.
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apóstol
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (también fig)
a. apostle
apóstol
(Religión) apostle
[de ideas, movimientos] advocate
La inglesa Julia Hayles, 28 años rubios y llenos de entusiasmo por salvar la Tierra se niega a ser considerada como la [apóstol] de la ecología.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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