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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mo·nas·tic /məˈnæstɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·nas·tic n. A monk.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·nas·tic Mo·nas·tic·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to monasteries, or to their occupants, rules, etc., as, monastic institutions or rules.
 2. Secluded from temporal concerns and devoted to religion; recluse. “A life monastic.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of communal life sequestered from the world under religious
            vows [syn: cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastical]
      n : a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself
          to contemplation and prayer and work [syn: monk]