Meaning of “Buddha” in the English Dictionary

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"Buddha" in British English

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uk /ˈbʊd.ə/ us /ˈbʊd.ə/

the holy man (563–483 BC) on whose life and teachings Buddhism is based

[ C ] an image or statue (= large model) of Buddha


(Definition of “Buddha” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Buddha" in American English

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Buddhanoun [ U ]

us /ˈbu·də, ˈbʊd·ə/

a religious leader who lived in India about 2500 years ago, and whose teachings led to the development of Buddhism

(Definition of “Buddha” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)