Meaning of “convent” in the English Dictionary

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"convent" in British English

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conventnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒn.vənt/ us /ˈkɑːn.vənt/

a building in which nuns (= members of a female religious order) live

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(Definition of “convent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"convent" in American English

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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)