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English definition of “soul”


noun [C] (SPIRIT)   /soʊl/
the part of a person that some people believe continues to exist in some form after the body has died , or the part of a person or thing that expresses the basic qualities that make it what it is: May her soul rest in peace . If you say that someone is the soul of a quality , you mean the person has that quality in a high degree : He is the soul of honor , and would never intentionally try to deceive you.
(Definition of soul noun (SPIRIT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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