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They also had to have a temple to worship it in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The country may be damaged in places - many ancient temples were reduced to rubble - but other areas escaped virtually unscathed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So his body is a temple these days? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is just a modern twist on an ancient tale of temples and the money men. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Individual churches and temples will be able to apply for a licence to hold civil partnership ceremonies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sweat stuck curls of grey hair to his forehead and temples. The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (2007)Armed guards have now been placed around the temple. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She treats her body like a temple and wants us to do the same. The Sun (2013)Higher still looms an ancient temple and tiny castle framed by streams of prayer flags. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Are you a better person because you think your body is a temple? Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have all worshipped at the temple of money and we have all placed beams in our own eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Before long they'd spread to my forehead and temples too. The Sun (2012)Apply your natural foundation avoiding the shaded area and finish off with a sweep of dark blusher from your temples across your forehead. The Sun (2010)Brush over cheeks and temples. The Sun (2011)The Ancient Greek temple is one of the most aesthetically pleasing buildings in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Quit sitting around with your theological mystical excuses and get busy building the temple that I said would be the place my presence resides. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'temple'
British English: temple /ˈtɛmpl/ NOUN
A temple is a building used for the worship of a god or gods, especially in the Buddhist and Hindu religions.
...a small Hindu temple.
- American English: temple
- Arabic: مَعْبَد
- Brazilian Portuguese: templo
- Chinese: 庙宇
- Croatian: hram
- Czech: chrám
- Danish: tempel
- Dutch: tempel
- European Spanish: templo
- Finnish: temppeli
- French: temple
- German: Tempel
- Greek: ναός
- Italian: tempio
- Japanese: 寺院
- Korean: 신전
- Norwegian: tempel
- Polish: świątynia
- European Portuguese: templo
- Romanian: templu
- Russian: храм
- Spanish: templo
- Swedish: tempel
- Thai: วัด
- Turkish: tapınak
- Ukrainian: храм
- Vietnamese: đền thờ
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