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monastic

Pronunciación: /məˈnæstɪk/

Traducción de monastic en español:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [order/vow] monástico; [life] monacal, monástico
    Example sentences
    • The religious pillars, of course, are the clergy and monastic orders.
    • Most Theravada monks live as part of monastic communities.
    • Today we'll hear from two Buddhists, who lived a monastic life, and also left it after some years.
    Example sentences
    • Music is, by implication, a solitary and almost monastic pursuit, one unabashedly privileged over friendship or love.
    • Having had a good day of golf and wine with the two Jims and myself, he retired to his room in the monastic student hall of residence.
    • The Armenian Quarter is a little known part of the city and its stone passages and cloisters give it a secluded, monastic air.

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