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prayer

noun [C/U]  us   /preər/
the act or ceremony of speaking to God or a god, esp. to express thanks or to ask for help, or the words used in this act: [C] an evening prayer [C] a prayer of thanks [U] She knelt in prayer.
Translations of “prayer”
in Korean 기도, 기도문…
in Arabic صَلاة…
in Portuguese oração, reza…
in Catalan pregària, oració…
in Japanese 祈りの言葉, 祈り, 祈とう…
in Italian preghiera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禱文,禱詞, 祈禱, 祈禱儀式…
in Russian молитва…
in Turkish dua etmek, dua etme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 祷文,祷词, 祈祷, 祈祷仪式…
in Polish modlitwa…
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