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nun

noun [C]  /nʌn/ us  
a member of a female religious group whose members promise to obey the orders of the leader of the group, to be poor, and not to marry
Translations of “nun”
in Korean 수녀…
in Arabic راهِبة…
in French religieuse…
in Turkish rahibe…
in Italian suora…
in Chinese (Traditional) 修女…
in Russian монахиня…
in Polish zakonnica…
in Spanish monja, religiosa…
in Portuguese freira…
in German die Nonne…
in Catalan monja…
in Japanese 修道女, 尼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 修女…
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