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nun1

 
pronunciation:
nuhn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a woman who is a member of a religious order. Nuns promise to live simply, not marry, and obey God. Many nuns live in convents.
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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