Meaning of “deity” in the English Dictionary

"deity" in British English

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deitynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdeɪ.ɪ.ti/ us /ˈdiː.ə.t̬i/

a god or goddess:

Ares and Aphrodite were the ancient Greek deities of war and love.

the Deitynoun [ S ]

uk /ˈdeɪ.ɪ.ti/ us /ˈdiː.ə.t̬i/ formal

God

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

"deity" in American English

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deitynoun [ C ]

us /ˈdi·ɪ·t̬i, ˈdeɪ-/

a god:

Zeus was an ancient Greek deity.

The Deity is God.

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