ADJ. Carmelite, Catholic, Franciscan, Ursuline, etc.
VERB + CONVENT enter She entered a convent (= became a nun) at the age of sixteen. | leave | establish, found, set up The nuns established a convent here in 1692.
CONVENT + NOUN building, wall within the convent walls (= inside the convent) | education, school
PREP. in a/the ~ She spent her whole life in a convent. | ~ of the Convent of St Saviour
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