Translation of orphanage in Spanish:


orfanato, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɔrf(ə)nɪdʒ/ /ˈɔːf(ə)nɪdʒ/

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    orfanato masculine
    orfelinato masculine
    • Some children are abandoned and end up in orphanages, which have a difficult time caring for them.
    • Orphans from orphanages in northeastern Bulgaria work on the farm and produce milk from the cows.
    • She spent her childhood in orphanages, reform schools, and mental institutions.
    • A few end up in orphanages, who then pass them on to people from the First World who are desperate for children.
    • In this way, the children are not sent off to orphanages or big institutions, but remain part of the community.
    • In China, many of them are living in institutions, orphanages or homes where their parents cannot manage.
    • More than 100,000 children still live in state care, many in grim orphanages.
    • The number of orphanages and other similar institutions should be known to the State and Central Governments.
    • On festive days, food and sweets are distributed to the children and inmates of orphanages by the club.
    • The children she visits at 45 orphanages are not really orphans at all.
    • The group is travelling to Romania on June 20 to work in two orphanages.
    • If no one had use for the 43,000 bags, why couldn't they be donated to orphanages or even to the growing army of street kids?
    • They will then be taken to the government-run children's homes and orphanages and provided with an education.
    • The trust offers work experience in orphanages, hospitals and schools as well as environmental development projects.
    • Linda and Sandy were brought up in orphanages and by foster parents in America who cut the girls' links with their Southampton family.
    • For two weeks they will be involved in building work, painting, decorating and gardening at the privately owned orphanages.
    • So Robert carried on with his humanitarian work in schools and orphanages, but he worked towards raising the money for the hospital too.
    • For two weeks, the under fives brought in soaps, toothbrushes, toothpaste and small gifts to send to the orphanages of Romania.
    • They will be handed out to children in orphanages, hospitals, special schools and street shelters for homeless youngsters.
    • Most of these are operating charities, such as the Red Cross, or orphanages, rather than cash-generating schemes.