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noun [countable]     saint pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    someone who the Christian church officially honors after their death because they have lived an especially holy life. Saint is often written as St. before a person’s name

    Saint Anne

    It was a holy place, the shrine of a saint.

  2. 2
    someone who is very kind, patient, and helpful

    Anyone who teaches my children must be a saint.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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