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devotional

adjective uk   /dɪˈvəʊ.ʃən.əl/ us    /-ˈvoʊ-/
connected with the act of religious worship: devotional music/poems/practices
Translations of “devotional”
in Chinese (Traditional) 宗教禮拜的,祈禱的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宗教礼拜的,祈祷的…
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