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Dominican

adjective

Dominican adjective (NATIONALITY)

/ˌdɒm.ɪˈniː.kən/  /ˌdɑː.mɪˈniː-/ belonging to or relating to Dominica or its people   /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/    /doʊ-/ belonging to or relating to the Dominican Republic, or its people

Dominican adjective (OF MONK)

  /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/    /doʊ-/ belonging to or relating to the Christian religious group of Dominicans: Dominican friars a Dominican monastery

Dominican

noun [C] uk   us  

Dominican noun [C] (NATIONALITY)

/ˌdɒm.ɪˈniː.kən/  /ˌdɑː.mɪˈniː-/ a person from Dominica   /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/    /doʊ-/ /ˌdɒm.ɪˈniː.kən/  /ˌdɑː.mɪˈniː-/ a person from the Dominican Republic

Dominican noun [C] (MONK)

  /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/    /doʊ-/ a monk who belongs to a Christian religious group that was established by Saint Dominic
Translations of “Dominican”
in Chinese (Traditional) 宗教團體, 多明我會修道士…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宗教团体, 多明我会修道士…
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