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English definition of “soul”

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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