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Puritan

noun [C] ( also puritan)  /ˈpjʊr·ɪ·tən/ us  
a member of an English religious group in the 16th and 17th centuries who wanted to make church ceremonies simpler and emphasized moral behavior that forbid many pleasures
Translations of “Puritan”
in Spanish puritano…
in French puritain/-aine…
in German der/die Puritaner(in)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清教徒式的人, 禁欲者, 生活嚴謹的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清教徒式的人, 禁欲者, 道学先生…
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