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convent:

see monasticismmonasticism
, form of religious life, usually conducted in a community under a common rule. Monastic life is bound by ascetical practices expressed typically in the vows of celibacy, poverty, and obedience, called the evangelical counsels.
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convent

1. A religious community: friars, monks, or nuns (now usually nuns).
2. A group of buildings occupied by such a community.

convent

1. a building inhabited by a religious community, usually of nuns
2. the religious community inhabiting such a building
3. a school in which the teachers are nuns
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The St Oswald's site, formerly a convent school has been vacant for a number of years and has recently begun to be the target for vandalism.
The 17-year-old victim was set upon by up to six youths outside Upton convent school, Upton village, Wirral.
She came to England aged nine to attend boarding school in Kent, and later a convent school in Hastings.
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The Moniteur reported that Valentin Landry gave teaching certificates to convent school students even when they had not gone to the Normal School.
The demands of a solitary life often conflict with human values," says Glenn, educated in a convent school, "and this has undoubtedly contributed to the increasing number of men leaving the priesthood as well as the dwindling number of young men entering seminaries.
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