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clois·ter

 (kloi′stər)
n.
1.
a. A quadrangle enclosed by an open colonnade and a covered walk.
b. The covered walk enclosing such a quadrangle.
2.
a. A place, especially a monastery or convent, devoted to religious seclusion.
b. Life in a monastery or convent.
3. A secluded, quiet place.
tr.v. clois·tered, clois·ter·ing, clois·ters
1. To shut away from the world in or as if in a cloister; seclude.
2. To furnish (a building) with a cloister.

[Middle English cloistre, from Old French, alteration (influenced by cloison, partition) of clostre, from Latin claustrum, enclosed place, from claudere, to close.]
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cloistered

(ˈklɔɪstəd)
adj
1. secluded or shut up from the world
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) living in a monastery or nunnery
3. (Architecture) (of a building, courtyard, etc) having or provided with a cloister
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clois•tered

(ˈklɔɪ stərd)

adj.
1. secluded from the world; sheltered.
2. having a cloister.
[1575–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cloistered - of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vowscloistered - of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
unworldly - not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
2.cloistered - providing privacy or seclusion; "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
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cloistered

adjective sheltered, protected, restricted, shielded, confined, insulated, secluded, reclusive, shut off, sequestered, withdrawn, cloistral She was stifled by the cloistered life imposed on women at that time.
public, social, outgoing, gregarious
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Translations

cloistered

[ˈklɔɪstəd] ADJ to lead a cloistered lifellevar una vida de ermitaño
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cloistered

[ˈklɔɪstərd] adj [world, existence] (= sheltered) → protégé(e)
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cloistered

adj
(fig)weltabgeschieden; way of thinkingweltfremd or -fern (liter); to lead a cloistered life (= isolated)in klösterlicher Abgeschiedenheit leben; (= sheltered)ein streng or klösterlich behütetes Leben führen
(Archit) a cloistered courtyardein Klosterhof mmit Kreuzgang
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cloistered

[ˈklɔɪstəd] adj (life) → da recluso/a
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