oratorio
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oratorio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (music)
a. el oratorio
(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).
My church choir is going to perform an oratorio by Bach.El coro de mi iglesia va a ejecutar un oratorio de Bach.
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oratorio [ˌɒrəˈtɔːrɪəʊ]
noun
oratorios (plural) (Mús) oratorio (m)
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oratorio
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oratorio(
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rah
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (religious)
a. oratory
El sacerdote estaba rezando en el oratorio.The priest was praying in the oratory.
b. chapel
El virrey era cristiano y mandó a construir un oratorio dentro de su mansión.The viceroy was Christian and had a chapel built inside his mansion.
2. (music)
a. oratorio
Compuse un oratorio para coro y orquesta.I composed an oratorio for chorus and orchestra.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to public speaking)
a. oratorical
El filósofo era famoso por sus ideas fascinantes y su habilidad oratoria.The philosopher was famous for his fascinating ideas and oratorical skills.
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oratorio
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. oratorical
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (lugar)
a. oratory
3. (music)
a. oratorio
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oratorio
adjective
oratorical
(Música) oratorio; (Religión) oratory; chapel;
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