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Puritan in French : puritain

Translations of « puritan » in French

Most common translation : puritain Ecouter

Noun

puritan \Prononciation ?\

  1. (Figurative) Puritain.

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Adjective

puritan \Prononciation ?\

  1. Puritain.

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Examples of usage of « puritan » in English/French

  • There’s no doubt the Puritans have had a bad press. Imagine you or your church were described as “puritanical”. Would you be happy? I suspect not. It conjures up notions of people who are strict and joyless.

    Il ne fait aucun doute que les puritains ont eu mauvaise presse. Imaginez qu'on vous dĂ©crive, vous ou votre Ă©glise, comme "puritains". Seriez-vous heureux ? Je ne le pense pas. Cela Ă©voque des notions de personnes strictes et sans joie. Premier Christianity — Are the Puritans worth reading? | Opinion | Premier Christianity
  • America as "puritanical.

    L'AmĂ©rique comme "puritaine". Salon — Lusty Puritans and the theological roots of free love: America's sex story is wildly contradictory | Salon.com
  • It appeals to puritans, to those who love bossing people about, and to eco-warriors who want to regress to a pre-industrial world.

    Il plaĂźt aux puritains, Ă  ceux qui aiment diriger les gens et aux Ă©cologistes qui veulent revenir Ă  un monde prĂ©industriel. The Telegraph — Net zero puritans don’t want you to hear the truth

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