oración

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oración(
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syohn
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (religion)
a. prayer
La familia rezaba una oración antes de la cena.The family said a prayer before dinner.
2. (grammar)
a. sentence
¿Esta es una oración simple o una oración compleja?Is this a simple sentence or a complex sentence?
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(address)
a. speech
El líder pronunció una oración en homenaje a las víctimas en el atentado.The leader made a speech in homage to the victims of the attack.
4. (activity)
a. prayer
Los monjes benedictinos dedican su vida a la oración.Benedictine monks devote their life to prayer.
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oración
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (rezo)
a. prayer
oración fúnebrememorial speech
2. (grammar)
a. sentence
oración principal/subordinadamain/subordinate clause
oración
1 (Religión) prayer
oraciones por la paz prayers for peace; estar en oración to be at prayer
2 (Lingüística) sentence
partes de la oración parts of speech
oración compuesta complex sentence
oración directa direct speech
oración indirecta indirect speech; reported speech
oración subordinada subordinate clause
3 (discurso) oration (formal); speech
pronunciar una oración to make a speech
oración fúnebre funeral oration
4 (Latinoamérica) (invocación) pagan invocation; magic charm
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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