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Bible

noun [C/U]  /ˈbɑɪ·bəl/ us  
the holy writings of the Christian religion consisting of the Old Testament and the New Testament , or the holy writings of the Jewish religion consisting of the Torah and other writings, or a book containing either of these sets of writings: [C] Her parents gave her a Bible when she was young. A Bible is also the holy writings of any religion. A bible is a book that gives important advice and information about a particular subject: [C] The magazine became the bible of fashionable women.
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