canon translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "canon" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /ˈkӕnən/
a rule (especially of the church)
The Pope’s decision is in line with the canons of the Catholic Church.
a clergyman belonging to a cathedral
He served as the Canon of St. Alban’s Church in Toronto.
a list of saints
It was John Paul II who asserted that Sister Benedicta belonged in the canon of Christian saints.
a musical composition in which one part enters after another in imitation
Pachelbel’s canon in D major.
all the writings of an author that are accepted as genuine
obra básica, clásico, canon
the Shakespeare canon.
canonical /-ˈno-/ adjective
canonical literature.
canonize verb to place in the list of saints
Joan of Arc was canonized in 1920.
canonization noun
(Definition of canon from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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