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nun1

nun1

pronunciation:
nuhn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a woman who is a member of a religious order, esp. one who has taken vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and lives in a convent.
similar words:
celibate, monastic
derivation: nunlike (adj.)
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The words nun and none (no person or thing) sound alike but have different meanings.
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  religion