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missionarynoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɪʃ·əˌner·i/
a person who has been sent to a place, usually a foreign country, to teach a religion to the people who live there: Pearl Buck was raised in China, where her parents were Christian missionaries.
(Definition of missionary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “missionary”
in Chinese (Simplified) 传教士…
in Turkish Hıristiyan misyoner, misyonerlik…
in Russian миссионер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳教士…
in Polish misjonarz…
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