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Spanish Word of the Day: Bautizar

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Bautizar

Léxico relacionado con la religión III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/4/2007
Word: Bautizar
(bau-ti-ZAR), verbo.
English: To baptize
Etymology: Del latín baptizar.
Meaning: 1. Administrar el sacramento del bautismo.
2. Figuradamente, poner nombre a una cosa.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la religión III
Example:

Cuál no será el desbarajuste entre negros bautizados, bozales, ladinos y sin bautizar que el arzobispo de Sevilla, don Pedro Castro, ordenó una investigación.
Cómo ser negro y no morir en Aravaca., Francisco Zamora.

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