monk

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Definition: monk
Members of a religious brotherhood who are devoted to a discipline prescribed by their order. Monks often take vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Performance of religious duties and contemplation are traditional priorities. Monks typically live apart from society in communal monasteries, but some live alone (hermits or anchorites).
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Title monk
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/monk
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MLA Citation “monk.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/monk>