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Meaning of "simple vows" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIMPLE VOWS

simple vows  [ˈsɪmpəl vaʊz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIMPLE VOWS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Simple vows is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIMPLE VOWS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Simple vow

In Roman Catholic canon law, a simple vow is any vow, public or private, individual or collective, concerned with an action or with abstaining from an action, if that vow has not been recognized by the Church as a solemn vow. Even a vow accepted by a legitimate superior in the name of the Church is a simple vow if the Church has not granted it recognition as a solemn vow. For information on the distinction between solemn and simple vows and on its former juridical effects, see the article solemn vow.

Definition of simple vows in the English dictionary

The definition of simple vows in the dictionary is the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience when taken for a limited period.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIMPLE VOWS


arouse
əˈraʊz
bespouse
bɪˈspaʊz
blouse
blaʊz
blowse
blaʊz
bouse
baʊz
bowse
baʊz
browse
braʊz
carouse
kəˈraʊz
Cowes
kaʊz
drowse
draʊz
espouse
ɪˈspaʊz
Laos
laʊz
overblouse
ˈəʊvəˌblaʊz
overbrowse
ˌəʊvəˈbraʊz
rehouse
riːˈhaʊz
rouse
raʊz
smouse
smaʊz
trouse
traʊz
unhouse
ʌnˈhaʊz
vows
vaʊz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIMPLE VOWS

simple division
simple equation
simple fraction
simple fracture
simple fruit
simple harmonic motion
simple interest
simple machine
simple majority
simple microscope
simple ordering
simple pendulum
simple sentence
Simple Simon
simple tense
simple time
simple-hearted
simple-minded
simple-mindedly
simple-mindedness

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIMPLE VOWS

All Hallows
Allhallows
arrows
baptismal vows
bellows
come to blows
don´t knows
gallows
marriage vows
narrows
Rainbows
shallows
solemn vows
sorrows
take vows
the gallows
to take vows
wedding vows
windows
yellows

Synonyms and antonyms of simple vows in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «simple vows» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIMPLE VOWS

Find out the translation of simple vows to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

简单的誓言
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

votos simples
570 millions of speakers

English

simple vows
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सरल प्रतिज्ञा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عود بسيطة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

простые обеты
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

votos simples
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সহজ প্রতিজ্ঞা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vœux simples
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sumpah mudah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

einfachen Gelübde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シンプルな誓い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

간단한 맹세
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumpah sederhana
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lời thề đơn giản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எளிய சபதம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोपा शपथ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Basit yeminler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

voti semplici
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

śluby proste
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прості обіти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

jurăminte simple,
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απλή όρκους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eenvoudige beloftes
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

enkla löften
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

enkle løfter
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLE VOWS»

The term «simple vows» is used very little and occupies the 188.819 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLE VOWS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about simple vows

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIMPLE VOWS»

Discover the use of simple vows in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to simple vows and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
New Commentary on the Code of Canon Law
87 A more accurate distinction, modeled on the difference between solemn and simple vows, is simply this: a public vow is one which is recognized as such by the Church; otherwise it is private. An essential element of religious life is the ...
John P. Beal, James A. Coriden, Thomas Joseph Green, 2000
2
The Life of the Vows: Initiation Into the Monastic Tradition 6
This is done in the “will” which the novice makes before his profession of simple vows. This document, which the novice usually signs pro forma, takes care of the use and usufruct and administration of property in a general way, providing for ...
Thomas Merton, Patrick F. O'Connell, 2012
3
The Evolution of a Vow: Obedience as Decision Making in ...
The Modern Catholic Encyclopedia, Collegeville 1994, 738-9, for a description of the distinction between “solemn” vows and “simple” vows. CRAGHAN identifies three kinds of religious institutes: religious orders in which members take solemn  ...
Judith Schaefer, 2008
4
A Different Touch: A Study of Vows in Religious Life
The possibility was entertained to revise the Code in 1917 and reserve it to regular religious, and use just one canon to refer to groups with simple vows. The canon would simply say these groups had their own code. This idea was rejected .
Judith A. Merkle, 1998
5
Greater Glory: Thirty-Seven Years with the Jesuits
Everybody took vows, brothers, scholastics, and priests, but there were two kinds of vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, and they were considered either as simple vows or solemn, the former pronounced by all after two years of novitiate,  ...
Stephen Casey, 2007
6
Rites of Religious Profession: Pastoral Introduction and ...
The difference between solemn and simple vows was first explained by the 12th century canonist Gratian, who used this distinction to show why the marriages of some who had vowed to live perpetual chastity were considered illicit but valid, ...
Edward Foley, 1989
7
Ministries in Black and White: The Catholic Sisters of St. ...
Simple vows, however, carry no legal weight, and are in force only in the ecclesiastical/spiritual sense.15 The distinction between solemn and simple vows is a defining factor in classifying women religious. Women who are cloistered to carry ...
Barbara E. Mattick, 2008
8
Christ's kingdom on earth
532 RULES OF THE novrrrarn. have made their novitiate. they take simple vows for three years, and then they may take solemn vows for life. For good reasons the taking of these solemn vows which bind for life may be postponed.1 But the ...
Jas L. Meagher
9
Vows: The Story of a Priest, a Nun, and Their Son
At each transition—postulant to novice, novice to Simple Vows, Simple Vows to Solemn Vows—there would be a change of dress to accompany their deepening devotion to the order and the church, each to be endured as that long-ago ...
Peter Manseau, 2006
10
The 1917 Or Pio-Benedictine Code of Canon Law: In English ...
... same Superior; exempt religious is a religious [institute], whether of solemn or simple vows, removed from the jurisdiction of the local Ordinary; religious Congregation or simple Congregation is a religious [institute] in which only simple vows, ...
Catholic Church, Edward N. Peters, 2001

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