la cofradía
-the brotherhood
See the entry for cofradía.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (religious)
a. brotherhood
Para la cofradía, la Semana Santa es un momento muy especial.Easter is a very special time for the brotherhood.
2. (group of professionals)
a. guild
La cofradía de artesanos aboga por una mejora de condiciones.The guild of writers is fighting for better conditions.
b. association
La cofradía de profesores se reúne hoy para debatir nuevas iniciativas.The association of teachers is meeting today to discuss new initiatives.
3. (group of thieves)
a. gang
La cofradía esperaba bajo los árboles al lado del camino, lista para atacar.The gang was waiting under the trees by the side of the path, ready to attack.
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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. (religiosa)
a. brotherhood, sisterhood
2. (profesional)
a. guild
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(Religión) brotherhood; fraternity; (gremio) guild; association; [de ladrones etc] gang;
note See culture box in entry semana.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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