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cloister
British English: /ˈklɔɪstə/
American English: /ˈklɔɪstər/

Translation of cloister in German:

noun

  • 1
    (covered walk) Kreuzgang, der
  • 2
    (convent, monastery; monastic life) Kloster, das

reflexive verb

  • cloister oneself in one's study
    [figurative]
    sich in sein Studierzimmer einschließen

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