Meaning of “hermit” in the English Dictionary

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"hermit" in British English

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hermitnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɜː.mɪt/ us /ˈhɝː.mɪt/

a person who lives alone and apart from the rest of society, especially for religious reasons

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

"hermit" in American English

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hermitnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɜr·mɪt/

a person who lives alone and apart from society

(Definition of “hermit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)