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Noun missionary has 2 senses
  1. missionary - someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
    --1 is a kind of
    teacher, instructor
    --1 has particulars:
     Boniface, Saint Boniface, St. Boniface, Winfred, Wynfrith, Apostle of Germany; Livingstone, David Livingstone; Whitman, Marcus Whitman; Xavier, Saint Francis Xavier
  2. missionary, missioner - someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    --2 is a kind of religionist, religious person
    --2 has particulars:
     Buck, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck; Marquette, Jacques Marquette, Pere Jacques Marquette; Paul, Saint Paul, St. Paul, Apostle Paul, Paul the Apostle, Apostle of the Gentiles, Saul, Saul of Tarsus; Schweitzer, Albert Schweitzer; Serra, Junipero Serra, Miguel Jose Serra; Teresa, Mother Teresa, Theresa, Mother Theresa, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
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