Portuguese translation of 'observance'
1. observância, cumprimento
2. (ritual) prática, hábito
religious observances observância religiosa
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Example Sentences Including 'observance'
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There's something of a religious observance in all the handling of actual books.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
Here too a large gap soon became apparent between law and actual observance.The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
But some academics have also noted that since the 19th century, increased incidence of suicide has coincided with a decline in religious observance.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Religious observance was limited.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
True, the strictures of religious observance are not quite as onerous as they used to be.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Charities also give the opportunity to mimic more extreme forms of religious observance.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It said religious observance had changed'beyond all recognition' in the past two generations but policy lagged behind.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Studies of self-inflicted suffering in religious observance suggest that it has two main purposes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We'd give them an area for preparing food and respect their religious observance.The Sun (2006)
In diligently attending council meetings as a civic duty, it should still be a choice whether to attend religious observance.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It moves from this to suggesting that religious observance is, therefore, ridiculous.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Strict observance of the existing law should be mandatory and would be all that is required.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The baffling mystery of religious observance is part of its point.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But in both places, the observance was both strict and serious.Christianity Today (2000)
So the patterns for religious observance, practice and experience supplement those in respect of religious belief.Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)
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British English: observance NOUN
The observance of something such as a law or custom is the practice of obeying or following it.
They should use their powers to ensure strict observance of laws.
Translation of observance from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary