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friarnoun [C]

uk   /fraɪər/  us   /fraɪr/
a man ​belonging to one of several ​RomanCatholicreligiousgroups, whose ​members often ​promise to ​staypoor
(Definition of friar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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friarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfrɑɪ·ər, frɑɪər/
a ​member of a ​religiousgroup of men who often ​work as ​teachers
(Definition of friar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “friar”
in Chinese (Simplified) (天主教)托钵会修士…
in Turkish mensupları erkeklerden oluşan dini bir gurubun üyesi…
in Russian монах…
in Chinese (Traditional) (天主教)托缽會修士…
in Polish zakonnik…
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