English - Vietnamese Dictionary
temple /'templ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- đến, điện, miếu, thánh thất, thánh đường
- cái căng vải (trong khung cửi)
+place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
+the flat area on either side of the forehead
+an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
+(Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
Advanced English Dictionary
place or house of worship, holy place, house of God, church, synagogue, mosque, pagoda, cathedral, sanctuary, chapel, shrine, Yiddish shul or schul:
Temples to gods are found throughout the world.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 a building used for the worship of a god or gods, especially in religions other than Christianity: the Temple of Diana at Ephesus + a Buddhist / Hindu / Sikh temple + (AmE) to go to temple (= to a service in a SYNAGOGUE, where Jews worship)
2 each of the flat parts at the side of the forehead: She had black hair, greying at the temples.
1 building used for worship
the great temples of Egypt
| ancient, classical | sacred | ruined | Buddhist, Hindu, etc. | heathen, pagan
TEMPLE + NOUN
in a/the ~
They went to pray in the temple.
2 part of the head
left, right | throbbing
at sb's/the ~ s
He's greying at the temples.
| in sb's ~ s
There was a throbbing in her temples.
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