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noun bible pronunciation in American English /ˈbaɪb(ə)l/
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  1. 1

    the Bible

    the book that is considered holy by Christians, and consists of two parts called the Old Testament and the New Testament
    1. a.

      the Bible

      the book that is considered holy by Jews, that is also the Old Testament of the Christian Bible
    2. b.
      [countable] a copy of the Bible
  2. 2
    [countable] a book that is considered the most important one for a particular subject

    Our coach told us that the playbook should be our bible.

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