blessing

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 /ˈblɛsɪŋ/


For the verb: "to bless"

Present Participle: blessing
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Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
blessing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (benediction: by Pope, etc.)bendición nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The Pope gave the orphans a blessing.
blessing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] you are fortunate to have)bendición nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 Peter considers his new job a blessing.
blessing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (approval)bendición nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
  aprobación nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
  consentimiento nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 Marilyn's father refused to give his blessing to her relationship with her boyfriend.
 
Additional Translations
InglésEspañol
blessing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (prayer before a meal)bendición nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
  bendición de la mesa nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 Sammy will say the blessing before we have dinner.
blessing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Christianity: God's mercy) (cristianismo)bendición nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
  (cristianismo)gracia divina nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 It was a blessing that Dean didn't suffer.
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Principal Translations
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bless [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (place, object: make holy)bendecir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  consagrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The holy man blessed the new house.
bless [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (person: give a blessing to)bendecir a vtr + prep
 The priest blessed the congregation.
bless [sb] with [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (endow, gift: with [sth])bendecir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Nature has blessed her with good looks and intelligence.
 La naturaleza la ha bendecido con belleza e inteligencia.
 
Additional Translations
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bless interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" UK, informal (affection, pity)Dios mío loc interjlocución interjectiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como interjección ("hasta mañana", "a que no").
 Look at the kitten, snuggling up with the baby. Bless!
 Mira al gatito acurrucándose con el bebé, ¡Dios mío!
bless [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (worship God)bendecir a vtr + prep
bless [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ask God to protect [sb/sth])bendecir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Please bless this house.
bless [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (give health or happiness to [sb/sth])bendecir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Celia has been blessed with seemingly perfect health.
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Compound Forms:
blessing | bless
InglésEspañol
a blessing in disguise nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] that seems bad, turns out to be good)no hay mal que por bien no venga exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
 Not being chosen to play that role turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
mixed blessing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (source of joy and pain)arma de doble filo nf + loc adj
  moneda de dos caras nf + loc adj
  tener ventajas e inconvenientes loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Computers are a mixed blessing – they're fine when they work and infuriating when they don't!
 Las computadoras son un arma de doble filo: ¡son buenas cuando funcionan y muy irritantes cuando no!
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Collocations: am here to ask for you blessing to marry your daughter, Do I have your blessing (to marry your daughter)?, You have my blessing., more...

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