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noun [C or U] uk   /ˈskrɪp.tʃər/ us    /-tʃɚ/
the holy writings of a religion: the Hindu/Buddhist/Muslim scriptures According to Holy Scripture (= the Bible), God created the world in six days.
adjective uk   /-əl/ specialized us  
scriptural texts/passages
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