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"divine" in British English

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divineadjective

uk   /dɪˈvaɪn/ us   /dɪˈvaɪn/
  • divine adjective (GOD-LIKE)

connected with a god, or like a god: Some fans seem to regard the players as divine beings. divine intervention (= help from God) Just because you've been promoted that doesn't give you a divine right (= one like that of a god) to tell us all what to do.
divinely
adverb uk   /dɪˈvaɪn.li/ us   /dɪˈvaɪn.li/

divineverb

uk   /dɪˈvaɪn/ us   /dɪˈvaɪn/ formal
(Definition of divine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"divine" in American English

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divineadjective

us   /dɪˈvɑɪn/
  • divine adjective (GODLIKE)

[not gradable] connected with or like God or a god: divine love
  • divine adjective (VERY GOOD)

infml extremely good or pleasing: The dessert was simply divine.
divinely
adverb [not gradable] us   /dɪˈvɑɪn·li/
divinely inspired truth
divinely
adverb us   /dɪˈvɑɪn·li/
infml She sings divinely.

divineverb [T]

us   /dɪˈvɑɪn/
  • divine verb [T] (GUESS)

to guess something, or to discover something without being told about it: [+ that clause] I divined from his grim expression that the news was bad.
(Definition of divine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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