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"convent" in British English

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conventnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.vənt/  us   /ˈkɑːn-/
a ​building in which nuns (= ​members of a ​femalereligiousorder)live
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(Definition of convent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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conventnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑn·vent, -vənt/
a ​building or ​group of ​buildings in which ​nuns (= ​religious women)live or ​worship
(Definition of convent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “convent”
in Korean 수녀원…
in Arabic دير الراهِبات…
in Malaysian biara…
in French couvent…
in Russian женский монастырь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女修道院…
in Italian convento…
in Turkish rahibe manastırı…
in Polish klasztor…
in Spanish convento…
in Vietnamese nữ tu viện…
in Portuguese convento…
in Thai สำนักแม่ชี…
in German das Kloster…
in Catalan convent…
in Japanese (女子)修道院…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女修道院…
in Indonesian biara, susteran…
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