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"Quaker" in British English

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Quakernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkweɪ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/ (also Friend)
a ​member of a ​Christiangroup, called the Society of Friends, that does not have ​formalceremonies or a ​formalsystem of ​beliefs, and is ​stronglyopposed to ​violence and ​war
Quaker
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(Definition of Quaker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Quaker" in American English

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Quakernoun [C]

 us   /ˈkweɪ·kər/
a ​member of a ​Christiangroup called the Society of Friends, which ​believes that a ​person can ​experienceGoddirectly and which does not have ​formalceremonies or ​ministers, and whose ​meetings often ​includeperiods of ​silence
(Definition of Quaker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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