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Definition 1: a member of the Jesuit order - [noun denoting person]

(jesuit is a kind of ...) a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

(... is a member of jesuit) a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen; it is strongly committed to education and scholarship

Definition 2: having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where jesuit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Jesuitical education

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