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"pious" in British English

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piousadjective

uk   /ˈpaɪ.əs/  us   /ˈpaɪ.əs/
piously
adverb uk   /ˈpaɪ.əs.li/  us   /ˈpaɪ.əs.li/
(Definition of pious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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piousadjective

 us   /ˈpɑɪ·əs/
stronglybelieving in ​God or a ​particularreligion, and ​living in a way that ​shows this ​belief
(Definition of pious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pious”
in Korean 경건한, 독실한…
in Arabic تَقي…
in Malaysian warak…
in French pieux…
in Russian набожный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信奉宗教的, (對宗教)虔誠的…
in Italian pio…
in Turkish dindar, sofu…
in Polish pobożny…
in Spanish pío, piadoso, devoto…
in Vietnamese sùng đạo…
in Portuguese piedoso…
in Thai เคร่งครัดในทางศาสนา…
in German fromm…
in Catalan devot, pietós…
in Japanese 信心深い, 敬虔な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信奉宗教的, (对宗教)虔诚的…
in Indonesian saleh…
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