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parable

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpærəbl/
a short story, especially in the Bible, that shows you how you should behaveTypes of film, play, book etc.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
Translations of “parable”
in Spanish parábola…
in French parabole…
in German die Parabel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指道德或宗教)寓言故事…
in Russian притча…
in Turkish mesel, kıssa, dinî ve ahlakî öykü/hikâye…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指道德或宗教)寓言故事…
in Polish przypowieść…
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