monastery

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈmɒnəstɹi/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈmɑnəstɛɹi/ or /ˈmɑnəstəɹi/
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Noun[change]

Singular
monastery

Plural
monasteries

  1. (countable) A monastery is a building where monks or nuns live.
    After working in the fields, the monks went back to the monastery.

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