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abbot

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈæb.ət/
a man who is in charge of a monastery
Translations of “abbot”
in Vietnamese cha trưởng tu viện…
in Spanish abad, abadesa…
in Thai เจ้าอาวาส…
in Malaysian ketua biarawan…
in French abbé, abbesse…
in German der Abt/die Äbtissin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 男修道院院長…
in Indonesian abas, biarawan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 男修道院院长…
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