Translation of "cardinal" - English-Spanish dictionary

cardinal

noun uk /ˈkɑː.dɪ.nəl/ us /ˈkɑːr-/

a priest of very high rank in the Roman Catholic Church

cardenal
Cardinals elect and advise the Pope.

also cardinal number a number that represents amount, such as 1, 2, 3, rather than order, such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd

cardenal → Compare ordinal

(Translation of “cardinal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

cardinal

adjective /ˈkaːdənl/

chief; principal

cardinal
cardinal sins.
cardinal numbers noun plural

numbers expressing quantity (1, 2, 3 etc ). See also ordinal numbers

números cardinales

(Translation of “cardinal” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)