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bat mitzvah

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌbætˈmɪts.və/ us  
a Jewish ceremony held to celebrate a girl reaching the age of twelve, in which she is given the religious responsibilities and duties of an adult woman
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JudaismReligious ceremonies and prayers
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