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nun

noun [C] uk   us   /nʌn/
a member of a female religious group that lives in a convent: a convent school run by Catholic nuns
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in Arabic راهِبة…
in Korean 수녀…
in Malaysian biarawati…
in French religieuse…
in Turkish rahibe…
in Italian suora…
in Chinese (Traditional) 修女…
in Russian монахиня…
in Polish zakonnica…
in Vietnamese ni cô…
in Spanish monja, religiosa…
in Portuguese freira…
in Thai นางชี…
in German die Nonne…
in Catalan monja…
in Japanese 修道女, 尼…
in Indonesian suster…
in Chinese (Simplified) 修女…
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