ascetic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"ascetic" in British English

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asceticadjective

uk   /əˈset.ɪk/  us   /-ˈset̬-/
avoidingphysicalpleasures and ​living a ​simplelife, often for ​religiousreasons: They ​live a very ascetic ​life.
ascetically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
asceticism
noun [U] uk   /əˈset.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/  us   /-ˈset̬-/

asceticnoun [C]

uk   /əˈset.ɪk/  us   /-ˈset̬-/
someone who ​lives an ascetic ​life, often for ​religiousreasons: He ​lived as an ascetic.
(Definition of ascetic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ascetic" in American English

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asceticadjective

 us   /əˈset̬·ɪk/
avoidingphysicalcomforts and ​living a ​simplelife
(Definition of ascetic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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