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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)

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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)
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, -a, 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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