grace

  • 1 GRÂCE — Le mot «grâce» et la réalité qu’il désigne ont une importance centrale dans la vie de l’humanité, et particulièrement dans l’histoire et la théologie chrétiennes. S’il est vrai que tout homme souffre d’un sentiment diffus et non expliqué de… …

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  • 2 grace — GRACE. s. f. Faveur, bon office qu on fait à quelqu un sans y estre obligé. S il vous accorde telle chose, ce sera une pure grace. je vous demande cette grace. je vous demande cela en grace. faites moy la grace de .... je tiens cela de vostre… …

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  • 3 grace — Grace, bien et plaisir qu on fait à celuy qui ne l a deservi, Gratia. Bonnegrace, Elegantia. Bonnegrace et contenance, Palaestra, B. ex Cic. Cela n a point de grace, Non habet genium, Bud. ex Martiale. Qui a mauvaise grace, Inconcinnus homo,… …

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  • 4 Grace — (gr[=a]s), n. [F. gr[^a]ce, L. gratia, from gratus beloved, dear, agreeable; perh. akin to Gr. ? to rejoice, cha ris favor, grace, Skr. hary to desire, and E. yearn. Cf. {Grateful}, {Gratis}.] 1. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Grace — may refer to:Religion* Grace (prayer), said before or after a meal * Divine grace, unearned favors received from God. * Prevenient grace, an Augustine Christian theological concept * Irresistible grace, a Calvinistic Christian theological concept …

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  • 6 Grace — bezeichnet: Grace (Vorname), ein weiblicher Vorname Grace (Fernsehserie), eine US amerikanische Fernsehserie Grace (Band), ein Dancemusic Projekt von Paul Oakenfold und Steve Osborne (1994–1997) Grace (Album), ein Album von Jeff Buckley, das… …

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  • 7 Grace — (en español: Gracia) puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Personajes 2 Música 3 Miscelánea 4 Véase también …

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  • 8 GRACE — Typ: Forschungssatellit Land (Organisation): USA/Deutschland (NASA/DLR) NSSDC ID: 2002 012A/B Missionsdaten Trägerrakete …

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  • 9 grace — [greɪs] noun [uncountable] 1. additional time that is allowed before a payment must be made: • Paraguay was granted a new period of 20 years, with eight years grace, for the payment of its $436 million debt to Brazil. • They have a grace period… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 Grace — • Leads to four articles on the subject Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Grace     Grace     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 11 grace — [grās] n. [ME < OFr < L gratia, pleasing quality, favor, thanks < gratus, pleasing < IE base * gwer , to lift up the voice, praise > Sans gṙṅāti, (he) sings, praises & OIr bard, bard] 1. beauty or charm of form, composition,… …

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  • 12 Grace — Grace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Graced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gracing}.] 1. To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify. [1913 Webster] Great Jove and Phoebus graced his noble line. Pope. [1913 Webster] We are graced with wreaths of victory. Shak.… …

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  • 13 grace — ► NOUN 1) elegance of movement. 2) courteous good will: she had the grace to look sheepish. 3) (graces) attractive qualities or behaviour: a horrible character with no saving graces. 4) (in Christian belief) the free and unearned favour of God.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 Grace — GRACE  дебютный альбом исполнителя Джеффа Бакли, выпущенный в США компанией Columbia в 1994 году. Включает следующие треки: 1. Mojo Pin (Jeff Buckley/Gary Lucas) 2. Grace (Jeff Buckley/Gary Lucas) 3. Last Goodbye (J.Buckley) 4. Lilac… …

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  • 15 grace — n 1: a special favor: privilege considered by many authorities to be a matter of grace and not of right The Mentally Disabled and the Law 2 a: a temporary exemption b: the prerogative of mercy exercised (as by a chief e …

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  • 16 Grace — f English, Irish, and Scottish: from the abstract noun (from Latin grātia), first used as a given name by the Puritans in the 17th century, and still moderately popular (and to a large extent dissociated from the vocabulary word). Its popularity… …

    First names dictionary

  • 17 Grace — Grace, Grâce Le nom est porté à la Réunion, où il s agit certainement d un prénom féminin devenu nom de famille. On le rencontre aussi dans l Ain et les Côtes d Armor, où on pensera plutôt à un toponyme : une commune des Côtes d Armor s appelle… …

    Noms de famille

  • 18 Grace — fem. proper name, lit. favor, grace; see GRACE (Cf. grace) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 grace — [n1] charm, loveliness address, adroitness, agility, allure, attractiveness, balance, beauty, breeding, comeliness, consideration, cultivation, decency, decorum, dexterity, dignity, ease, elegance, etiquette, finesse, finish, form, gracefulness,… …

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  • 20 Grace — Grace, ID U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 990 Housing Units (2000): 389 Land area (2000): 0.987294 sq. miles (2.557079 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.987294 sq. miles (2.557079 sq. km)… …

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