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English definition of “monastic”

monastic

adjective uk   /məˈnæs.tɪk/ us  
connected with monks or monasteriesMonks and nuns describes a simple way of living with few possessions and no people near you: a monastic lifeMonks and nunsSelf-control and moderation
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