Translation of Quaker in Spanish:


cuáquero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkweɪkə//ˈkweɪkər/


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    cuáquero masculine
    cuáquera feminine
    • But at the same time, the Quakers were religious outlaws who emigrated to America.
    • Some of these groups, including the Baptists, Quakers, and Mennonites, developed their own forms of worship.
    • In line with his Quaker beliefs he declared himself a conscientious objector so he could not be drafted into the military.
    • This had the effect of excluding Quakers from certain public offices, most significantly those of magistrates and judges.
    • The Quakers also rejected the use of you as a polite form of address, and preferred thou, which to them signalled intimacy and equality.
    • A Quaker has appeared in court after refusing to pay part of his taxes, in case the money was used for military purposes.
    • Modern day Quakers will be leading tours around the building and the grounds and answering questions from visitors.
    • I particularly enjoy the Sunday silence at my Quakers meeting house, which gives me much restoration of spirit.
    • The movement he founded came to be known as the Quakers, or more correctly, the Religious Society of Friends.
    • The company, which has its origins in the Quaker movement, devised the fund after requests from customers.
    • We have allies among the Quakers, the Mennonites, and the members of the United Church of Christ.
    • He had a good sense of humour and practised the Quaker principles of simplicity and humility.
    • Eddington was not only a rising star in astronomy but a Quaker - a religious pacifist.
    • The lecture will examine the faith and beliefs of 17th century Quakers and their relevance to today's society.
    • Despite the attempts to prevent unlawful conventicles, the Baptists, Quakers, and other radicals were not to be uprooted.
    • She wrote to the Society of Friends or Quakers in Dublin asking for relief and describing the appalling conditions of the times.
    • Their tendency to ‘quake’ with religious fervor led most to refer to Friends as Quakers.
    • It will not work to teach kids to be unaggressive because we do not have a society dominated by Quakers and pacifists.
    • Indeed, he commended the Quakers, who rejected the sacraments, for their stress on God as Spirit.

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    • Un miembro de la Society of Friends, grupo religioso establecido en Inglaterra en el siglo XVII por George Fox. Su nombre deriva del hecho de que se observara a sus miembros temblar ("quake") de fervor religioso. Los cuáqueros creen en la iluminación interior y en sus reuniones se suele orar en silencio. Se oponen totalmente a la violencia y a la guerra y desempeñan un papel muy activo en la educación y en las obras de caridad.