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Meaning of "refectories" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF REFECTORIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REFECTORIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Refectories 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.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REFECTORIES

refect
refection
refectioner
refective
refectorian
refectory
refectory table
refeed
refeel
refel
refence
refer
refer to drawer
referable
referee
refereeeing
reference
reference book
reference library
reference mark

WORDS THAT END LIKE REFECTORIES

accessories
advisories
calories
categories
countries
directories
dormitories
factories
French Southern and Antarctic Territories
histories
inventories
laboratories
memories
Northwest Territories
repositories
stories
territories
theories
Tories
trajectories
victories

Synonyms and antonyms of refectories in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «refectories» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REFECTORIES

Find out the translation of refectories to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of refectories from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «refectories» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

食堂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

refectorios
570 millions of speakers

English

refectories
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

refectories
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حجرات الطعام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

столовые
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

refeitórios
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

refectorian
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

réfectoires
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Refektorian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mensen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

refectories
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

refectories
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Refectorian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

refectories
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

refectorian
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रीफेक्लोरीयन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

refectorian
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

refettori
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

refektarze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

столові
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cantine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τραπεζαρίες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verwarmde opvang ruimte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

refectories
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

refectories
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of refectories

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REFECTORIES»

The term «refectories» is used very little and occupies the 153.693 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REFECTORIES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «refectories» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «refectories» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REFECTORIES»

Discover the use of refectories in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to refectories and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Lucas Cranach the Elder: Art and Devotion of the German ...
Before the Reformation, the Last Supper tended to appear in a monastic context and mainly as a part of a larger narrative of the Passion of Christ, becoming familiar in monastic refectories beginning in the fourteenth century; see Oertel, ...
Bonnie Noble, 2009
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The Seventh Window: The King's Window Donated by Philip II ...
It does not take much imagination to understand why the Last Supper became such a popular theme for refectories. It creates a convincing parallel between the sacred meal of Christ and his disciples and the daily meals of the monastic ...
Wim de Groot, 2005
3
Norwich Cathedral Close: The Evolution of the English ...
nated in the spatial practices of monastic refectories such as Norwich (Thompson 1995, 57). Within the monastic context, however, the upper end achieved a more sacred resonance through its location in the eastern end of the building.
Roberta Gilchrist, 2005
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The Cloisters: Studies in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary
ideological importance to the claustral site.21 Although some work is now being undertaken on refectories and kitchens serving French monasteries,22 the “ iconography of the architecture”—to use Richard Krautheimer's term—of fountains or ...
Elizabeth C. Parker, Mary B. Shepard, 1992
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Case and Gender: Concept Formation Between Morphology and Syntax
'repaired working and constructed new refectories', i.e. 'existing refectories have been repaired and new ones have been constructed' This phrase would have the following dependency structure. Fig. 4.1.41.4 This dependency structure not ...
W. Andries Van Helden, 1993
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Dark Age Bodies: Gender and Monastic Practice in the Early ...
Ibid., p. 257. 11. The Carolingians introduced the practice of placing crucifixes in monastic refectories. See Irene Kabala, ''Medieval Decorated Refectories in France, Italy, and England Until 1250'' (Ph.D. dissertation, Johns Hopkins University, ...
Lynda L. Coon, 2011
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The stranger's guide to Paris: containing an accurate ...
The left wing of the front of this bdtel is occupied by the governor, and the right by the physicians and surgeons. The ground-floor of the piles of building to the right and left in the Cour Royale are occupied by refectories, of which there are four, ...
J. Steward, 1837
8
Rohrbacher and the Ecclesiology of Ultramontanism
forming the ecclesiological outlook of a generation of French clergy comment that it was particularly in the refectories of seminaries and religious houses that the young clerics heard and imbibed the new Ultramontane history. Indeed, in the ...
Richard F. Costigan, 1980
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The Pursuit of Holiness in Late Medieval and Renaissance ...
LAST SUPPERS AND THEIR REFECTORIES CREIGHTON E. GILBERT Queens College (C.U.N.Y.) This paper proposes that a certain kind of interplay exists in the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance between a religious image and ...
Charles Edward Trinkaus, Heiko Augustinus Oberman, 1974
10
Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, 1300-1500: ...
Architecturally, refectories were the same as secular halls but used by ecclesiastics instead of laymen. They were usually on a large scale, as superior in display as their secular counterparts, and generally more distinguished than any other ...
Anthony Emery, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REFECTORIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term refectories is used in the context of the following news items.
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30 reasons Liverpool is the best place to stuff your face in the UK
Liverpool's two cathedrals both have tremendous refectories. Try the scouse at the Catholic Cathedral, and the meatballs at the Anglican Cathedral. 10. «Metro, Jul 15»
2
Eating out was hot even in the Gold Rush
At certain hours in the day, the beating of gongs and ringing of bells from all quarters announce feeding time at the various refectories.” Hordes of men — it is ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
New 13-14th Century Halls Found in Medieval Vardzia Cave City
Among the rooms were refectories, cells, storage areas and wine cellars. Tamar Svanidze. 20 July,2015 19:17. 0 Comments. Sort by. Top. Add a comment. «Georgia Today, Jul 15»
4
Summer escapes: Take a weekend break in Georgia
... jazz bars and other rustic-looking refectories. The evening buzz might not endure quite as late into the night as a bustling metropolis, but Georgia holds its own ... «Al-Arabiya, Jul 15»
5
Seabrook on...Show demonstrates our thriving industry
Outside the college refectories I visited, the ground was littered with dog ends and food wrappers. It is not a state garden centres would sanction outside their ... «Horticulture Week, Jul 15»
6
Gay marriage is not the end of the world. Really, it's not.
Behind monastery walls, though, in their chapels, scriptoriums, and refectories, Benedict's monks built lives of peace, order, and learning and spread their ... «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jun 15»
7
Living “The Benedict Option”
Behind monastery walls, though, in their chapels, scriptoriums, and refectories, Benedict's monks built lives of peace, order, and learning and spread their ... «Patheos, Jun 15»
8
Norton's Guide to Manila Catholic Church
Domingo had a monastery to its right (with 25 friars, cloisters, libraries, refectories) and the Convent of Sta. Clara to its left. The pulpit was carved finely with ... «The Manila Times, May 15»
9
Pinin Brambilla Barcilon: Leonardo da Vinci's restorer
The theme was a traditional one for refectories, although the room was not a refectory during the period that Leonardo painted it, from 1495 until 1498. One story ... «L'Italo Americano, Apr 15»
10
5000-yr-old world's largest underground settlement found in Turkey
The city has all the amenities for a luxurious lifestyle, including wine and oil presses, stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, and chapels. PHOTO: A ... «Daily Bhaskar, Jan 15»

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