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English definition of “saint”


noun [C]    /seɪnt/ (abbreviation St.)
a holy person , esp . one who has been officially honored with this title by a Christian church : Elizabeth Seton was the first person born in the US to be made a saint by the Roman Catholic Church . A saint is also a good, kind , and patient person : His mother was a saint to everyone who knew her.
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