Meaning of “Jew” in the English Dictionary

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"Jew" in British English

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Jewnoun [ C ]

uk /dʒuː/ us /dʒuː/
adjective uk /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ/ us /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ/


New York has one of the largest Jewish communities in the world.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ.nəs/ us /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ.nəs/

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

"Jew" in American English

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Jewnoun [ C ]

us /dʒu/

a person whose religion is Judaism, or a person related by birth to the ancient people of Israel

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