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profane

profane(
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feyn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (vulgar)
a. blasfemo
I said "oh my God" and my mom replied "we don't use profane language in this house."Dije "Dios mío" y mi mamá me respondió "en esta casa no usamos el lenguaje blasfemo".
2. (secular)
a. profano
As a pastor, I can learn a lot from both religious and profane books.Como pastor, hay mucho que puedo aprender de libros religiosos y profanos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to violate the sacredness of)
a. profanar
The priest chastised the kids for profaning the cemetery by drinking beer beside the tombs.El sacerdote regañó a los chicos por profanar el cementerio tomando cerveza al lado de las tumbas.
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profane
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (language)
a. blasfemo(a)
2. (religion)
a. profano(a) (secular)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. profanar
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profane [prəˈfeɪn]
adjective
1 (secular) profano
2 (irreverent) [+person, language] blasfemo
transitive verb
profanar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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