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Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
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English

Adjective

votive

  1. dedicated or given in fulfillment of a vow or pledge
    She placed a votive offering at the shrine.
  2. of, expressing or symbolizing a vow
    The church was lit by votive candles.

Translations

Noun

Singular
votive

Plural
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  1. (music) a hymn or chant dedicated to a particular saint, or to the Virgin Mary

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French

Pronunciation

Adjective

votive

  1. feminine of votif

Italian

Adjective

votive f.

  1. Feminine plural form of votivo

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