Translation of missionary in Spanish:

missionary

misionero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɪʃ(ə)n(ə)ri//ˈmɪʃəˌnɛri/

noun

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    misionero masculine
    misionera feminine
    he is a medical missionary es médico misionero
    • My parents are missionaries and have travelled the world since before I was born.
    • The numbers of Mormon missionaries and converts will double in the next fifteen years.
    • The missionaries established schools as a principal method of teaching and preaching.
    • The bulk of the missionaries who came to Zambia long ago came from Europe.
    • Yet how many Christians today give even a tenth to support pastors, evangelists and missionaries?
    • Nutrition in the area is poor but missionaries of the Sacred Heart have set up a school feeding scheme.
    • A number of the foremost pioneer missionaries to these islands also served in Australia.
    • Hardly a week goes by without reports of aid workers or missionaries being killed.
    • Christian missionaries came as well, drawn by the large numbers of prospective converts.
    • Spanish colonizers and Franciscan missionaries had established themselves in New Mexico by 1598.
    • In 1924 the first Catholic missionaries arrived on the plateau.
    • The Roman Catholic church of Spain sent Jesuit missionaries to subdue and civilize the Paraguayan natives.
    • He was born in India to parents who were missionaries for the Plymouth Brethren.
    • He spent the next seven years as a missionary to the Indians at Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
    • A short time later, European Catholic missionaries settled in Lebanon and began schools there.
    • Christianity, first introduced by missionaries, has largely replaced traditional Inuit religious practices.
    • During the seventeenth century, French Jesuit missionaries converted many of the Iroquois to Catholicism.
    • American Protestant missionaries arrived in Korea in the nineteenth century.
    • Entrepreneurs, church missionaries, and the British colonial government officers soon arrived thereafter.
    • Christianity was introduced by missionaries in the nineteenth century.

adjective

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    misionero
    missionary zeal celo apostólico masculine
    • the missionary position la postura del misionero
    • There is a kind of missionary fervor among those participating in the effort.
    • Morals and good habits were also an important subject for charts and an integral part of missionary education.
    • As a result of missionary influence, it has become customary for a woman to cover her hair with a scarf or hat.
    • There is a direct connection between the presence of missionary zeal in members and their regular presence in worship.
    • Why are Christians not more active in missionary endeavours?
    • So we can assume that he is not burning with missionary zeal to convert Iran to Christianity.
    • What must it have been like in the heady days of Paul's missionary work there?
    • Liberalism is a missionary faith, and proselytising zeal is not normally conducive to sceptical inquiry.
    • Yes, the church has certainly had a vision like that and most missionary traditions have had those hopes.
    • The European Christian Mission is celebrating one hundred years of missionary activity.
    • South Sea Islanders were very important in early Protestant missionary activity and most were accompanied by their wives.
    • Christian missionary activity has taken place since 1797 and has had a great impact on the Tongan culture.
    • The choice was left up to him and another Jesuit who had also been tapped for missionary work.
    • Theorizing about biblical translation was often undertaken and emerged within the framework of missionary practice.
    • The general area is well worth visiting, having various historical sites that recall early missionary effort.
    • Perhaps that has been one of the greatest failings of missionary endeavours in Africa over the past 50 years!
    • Other conservative Republicans were dismayed by the president's missionary zeal.
    • For some there was religious missionary zeal in helping those who were less fortunate.
    • The rich white missionary agencies are making use of the country's poverty and social ills to further their ends.
    • And to this day fluoridation is still pursued with missionary fervour.