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scripture

noun [C or U]     /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.Religious beliefs and atheistic beliefs scriptural     /-əl/ adjective specialized scriptural texts/passagesReligious beliefs and atheistic beliefs
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