sagrado

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sagrado(
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grah
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (venerated)
a. holy
Este libro sagrado ha permanecido oculto muchos años.This holy book has remained hidden for many years.
b. sacred
En el templo había una colección de reliquias sagradas.There was a colection of sacred relics in the temple.
2. (highly important)
a. sacred
Mis vacaciones son sagradas y esa semana no trabajo.My holidays are sacred so I'm not working that week.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(religious)
a. sanctuary (refuge in church or monastery)
Muchos prófugos se acogieron a sagrado en esta iglesia.Many fugitives sought sanctuary in this church.
b. consecrated ground (sacred land)
Los exploradores murieron en la selva y sus restos nunca fueron enterrados en sagrado.The explorers died in the jungle and their remains were never buried in consecrated ground.
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sagrado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (libro, lugar)
a. holy, sacred
2. (deber, vida)
a. sacred
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sagrado
adjective
[+lugar, libro] holy; sacred; [+deber] sacred
Sagradas Escrituras Holy Scriptures; Sagrada Familia Holy Family
sanctuary; asylum
acogerse a sagrado to seek sanctuary
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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