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"Yom Kippur" in British English

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Yom Kippurnoun [U]

uk   /ˌjɒm.kɪˈpʊər/  us   /ˌjɑːmˈkɪp.ɚ/ (also the Day of Atonement)
a ​Jewishholyday in ​September or ​October when nothing is ​eaten all ​day and ​people say ​prayers in the ​synagogueaskingGod to ​forgive them for things they have done ​wrong
(Definition of Yom Kippur from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Yom Kippurnoun [U]

 us   /ˌjoʊm·kɪˈpʊər, ˌjɔm-/  /jɑmˈkɪp·ər/ (also Day of Atonement)
a ​Jewishholy day in ​September or ​October
(Definition of Yom Kippur from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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