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Jewnoun [C]

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

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New York has one of the ​largest Jewish ​communities in the ​world.
Jewishness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ.nəs/
(Definition of Jew from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Jewnoun [C]

 us   /dʒu/
a ​person whose ​religion is ​Judaism, or a ​personrelated by ​birth to the ​ancientpeople of Israel
(Definition of Jew from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Jew”
in Korean 유대인…
in Arabic يَهودي…
in Malaysian orang Yahudi…
in French juif/-ive…
in Russian еврей, еврейка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猶太人, 猶太教徒…
in Italian ebreo, -a…
in Turkish Yahudi, Musevi dinine inanan…
in Polish Żyd…
in Spanish judío…
in Vietnamese người Do Thái…
in Portuguese judeu, judia…
in Thai ผู้นับถือศาสนายิว…
in German der Jude…
in Catalan jueu, jueva…
in Japanese ユダヤ人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犹太人, 犹太教徒…
in Indonesian Yahudi…
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