Translation of postulant in Spanish:

postulant

postulante, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑstʃələnt//ˈpɒstjʊl(ə)nt/

noun

  • 1

    (masculine and feminine) postulante
    • In order to be accepted as a postulant in a religious community, I must be free of all financial obligations.
    • The discussion concerns postulants and candidates for holy orders, more particularly those who aspire to ordained ministry as vocational or permanent deacons.
    • To become a Theravadin monk a postulant shaves his head and beard and adopts the yellow robes of the monk.
    • On entering the order, postulants spend much of the first year in Killarney, with periods in the Franciscans' base in Osterley in England.
    • So there are hundreds or even thousands of postulants, novices, seminarians, active priests, and retired priests who live, work, or hang out at American seminaries.