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Jewnoun [C]

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

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New York has one of the largest Jewish communities in the world.
Jewishness
noun [U] uk   /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ.nəs/ 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 person related by birth to the ancient people 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, -a…
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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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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