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convent

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒn.vənt/  us   /ˈkɑːn-/
a building in which nuns (= members of a female religious order) live
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Translations of “convent”
in Arabic دير الراهِبات…
in Korean 수녀원…
in Malaysian biara…
in French couvent…
in Turkish rahibe manastırı…
in Italian convento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女修道院…
in Russian женский монастырь…
in Polish klasztor…
in Vietnamese nữ tu viện…
in Spanish convento…
in Portuguese convento…
in Thai สำนักแม่ชี…
in German das Kloster…
in Catalan convent…
in Japanese (女子)修道院…
in Indonesian biara, susteran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女修道院…
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