Meaning of “nun” in the English Dictionary

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"nun" in British English

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nunnoun [ C ]

uk /nʌn/ us /nʌn/

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

"nun" in American English

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nunnoun [ C ]

us /nʌn/

a member of a female religious group whose members promise to obey the orders of the leader of the group, to be poor, and not to marry

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