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English definition of “bat mitzvah”

bat mitzvah

noun [C usually singular]     /ˌbætˈmɪts.və/
a Jewish ceremony held to celebrate a girl reaching the age of twelve, in which she is given the religious responsibilities and duties of an adult woman → Compare bar mitzvahJudaismReligious ceremonies and prayers
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