conventnoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɒn.vənt/ us /ˈkɑːn.vənt/
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- A little farther along, the window of the convent seemed to be ablaze with light.
- I had been brought up in a convent, but a convent is not a nursery.
- The kindness of my friends has secured me a retreat in the convent of the Scottish Benedictine nuns in Paris.
- When she was thirteen, her father himself took her to town to place her in the convent.