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Jew

noun [C] uk   us   /dʒuː/
a member of a people whose traditional religion is Judaism: Although my family is Jewish, we're not practising Jews (= actively involved in the religion).
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Jewish
adjective uk   us   /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ/
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New York has one of the largest Jewish communities in the world.
Jewishness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ.nəs/
Translations of “Jew”
in Arabic يَهودي…
in Korean 유대인…
in Malaysian orang Yahudi…
in French juif/-ive…
in Turkish Yahudi, Musevi dinine inanan…
in Italian ebreo, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猶太人, 猶太教徒…
in Russian еврей, еврейка…
in Polish Żyd…
in Vietnamese người Do Thái…
in Spanish judío…
in Portuguese judeu, judia…
in Thai ผู้นับถือศาสนายิว…
in German der Jude…
in Catalan jueu, jueva…
in Japanese ユダヤ人…
in Indonesian Yahudi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犹太人, 犹太教徒…
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