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Meaning of “hermit” in the English Dictionary

"hermit" in British English

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hermitnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɜː.mɪt/  us   /ˈhɝː-/
a ​person who ​livesalone and ​apart from the ​rest of ​society, ​especially for ​religiousreasons
(Definition of hermit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hermitnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɜr·mɪt/
a ​person who ​livesalone and ​apart from ​society
(Definition of hermit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hermit”
in Korean 은둔자…
in Arabic ناسِك…
in Malaysian pertapa…
in French ermite…
in Russian отшельник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱士, (尤指)隱居修道者…
in Italian eremita…
in Turkish münzevî, inzivaya çekilmiş kişi…
in Polish pustelni-k/ca, odludek…
in Spanish ermitaño, eremita…
in Vietnamese ẩn sĩ…
in Portuguese eremita…
in Thai ฤๅษี…
in German der Einsiedler…
in Catalan ermità, -ana…
in Japanese 隠者, 隠遁(いんとん)者, 世捨て人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐士, (尤指)隐居修道者…
in Indonesian pertapa…
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