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noun [countable]     god pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    one of the male spirits or beings with special powers that people in some religions believe in and worship

    The Hindu god Vishnu is often pictured as a young man herding cows.

  2. 2
    something that someone thinks is very important and allows to control their life

    Money is his god.

  3. 4

    the gods

    [plural] British old-fashioned the highest seats in a theatre




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