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missionary

mis·sion·ar·y

missionary

 
pronunciation:
mI sh neI ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: missionaries
definition: a person who is sent by a church or religious order to a foreign country to teach, convert, heal, or serve.
The missionary set up a clinic in the jungle.
synonyms:
apostle
similar words:
ambassador, minister, preacher
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