Translation of secular in Spanish:


laico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈsɛkjʊlə//ˈsɛkjələr/


  • 1

    (not religious)
    (education) laico
    (education) secular
    (society/art) laicista
    (society/art) secular
    • Some of the more secular trends in humanism dared to defend happiness in the here and now.
    • Since that time, however, the French Canadian community has become more secular.
    • He argues for more state funding of religious institutions within an increasingly secular society.
    • With all this talk of Christianity, it is easy to imagine government becoming less secular.
    • Since that time, Bangladesh has been both less socialistic and less secular.
    • But it did guarantee that in time American politics would largely become a secular matter.
    • I agree that education should be essentially secular.
    • Although it had some religious overtones, Carnival has become a purely secular event.
    • Seven years earlier, France had erected a government that was intended to be purely secular.
    • Primary education, having become universal and largely public, became overwhelmingly secular.
    • What sort of meaning does marriage have in our modern secular society?
    • The truth is that, the milieu in which Popper grew up was militantly secular.
    • Nowadays, of course, Christmas is a largely secular affair.
    • To the contrary, the Court found that the School Board sought to advance two secular purposes.
    • So why in this secular age is a spiritual movement that seeks to eradicate the ‘self’ gaining ground?
    • Most of the hoopla connected with the year 2000 was predominantly secular in origin and character.
    • Her quest for the big answer leads her to accept Confucianism and nonreligious Buddhism as well as secular humanism.
    • Over time, however, the values of psychotherapy have made inroads into religious as well as secular culture.
    • Meanwhile, the attitudes of the younger generation are largely secular and wised up.
    • No law says that advertisements have to be purely secular - except the law of supply and demand.
  • 2

    (priest/clergy) seglar
    • Overall the role of regulars was diminished and that of secular clergy and even laymen enhanced.
    • The secular clergy from nearby parishes recruited maidens from needy or troubled homes.
    • As the author notes, Maria's case was championed by the Jesuits, while her doubters were the secular or parish clergy.
    • The rate of recruitment is probably better than that of the secular clergy, but this may be because a large percentage of the monks do not go on to priesthood.
    • Individuals were chosen from different orders and secular clergy, but primarily they came from the Dominican Order.