Translation of "martyr" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈmɑː.tər/ us /ˈmɑːr.t̬ɚ/

a person who suffers very much or is killed because of their religious or political beliefs, and is often admired because of it

She fought against racism all her life and died a martyr to the cause.

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


noun /ˈmaːtə/

a person who suffers death or hardship for what he or she believes

St Joan is said to have been a martyr.

a person who continually suffers from a disease, difficulty etc

mártir, víctima
She is a martyr to rheumatism.
martyrdom noun

the suffering or death of a martyr.


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