Definition of 'prayer'
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They know that a little prayer is not going to wash the problem away. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We go through the chests and say prayers. The Sun (2016)Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She's the answer to their prayers. The Sun (2016) Say a prayer for him. The Sun (2016)When she became pregnant he felt like his prayers had been answered - but life in a war zone changed all that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'm told some were saying their prayers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are going to say prayers for the people concerned tonight. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then he goes back to prayer again. Christianity Today (2000)Should local councillors be allowed to say prayers before they waste your money? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Once he left prayers in a mosque to sell drugs. The Sun (2007)Thanks for all your prayers & good wishes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Two out of five of them support daily prayers in schools. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995) Thoughts and prayers go out to your family. The Sun (2013)Our hopes and prayers go out to the friends and families of those involved. The Sun (2013)Help the young people by your prayers to keep their bodies and their souls pure. Daily Readings with Mother Theresa (1993)For example, prayer speaks for the individual. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)Red Beard directed me to the office behind the main prayer hall. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'prayer'
British English: prayer /prɛə/ NOUN
worship Prayer is the activity of speaking to God.
The night was spent in prayer.
- American English: prayer
- Arabic: صَلاة
- Brazilian Portuguese: oração prece
- Chinese: 祈祷
- Croatian: molitva
- Czech: motlitba
- Danish: bøn
- Dutch: gebed
- European Spanish: oración rezo
- Finnish: rukous
- French: prière
- German: Gebet
- Greek: προσευχή
- Italian: preghiera
- Japanese: 祈り
- Korean: 기도 종교
- Norwegian: bønn
- Polish: modlitwa
- European Portuguese: oração prece
- Romanian: rugăciune
- Russian: молитва
- Spanish: oración rezo
- Swedish: bön
- Thai: ผู้สวดมนต์
- Turkish: dua
- Ukrainian: молитва
- Vietnamese: lời cầu nguyện
British English: prayer NOUN
words A prayer is the words a person says when they speak to God.
They should take a little time and say a prayer for the people on both sides.
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