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noun     bible pronunciation in British English
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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 teacher told us that this textbook should be our bible.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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