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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows; The period during which you are a new member (especially in a religious order).

Usage examples (36)
  • Theres was a novitiate next to the college.
  • Attached to the novitiate are a teacher's seminary and practice school.
  • Canon law stipulates that the novitiate should be a separate house or area.
  • The novitiate is a very unique, very privileged time of a sister's monastic life. for more
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