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genesisnoun [S]

uk   /ˈdʒen.ə.sɪs/ us   /ˈdʒen.ə.sɪs/ formal

Genesisnoun [S]

uk   /ˈdʒen.ə.sɪs/ us   /ˈdʒen.ə.sɪs/
the first book of the Bible, which describes how God made the world
(Definition of genesis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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genesisnoun [U]

us   /ˈdʒen·ə·səs/
the time when something came into existence; the beginning or origin: the genesis of life on earth
In the Bible, Genesis is the first book of the Old Testament, describing how God created the world.
(Definition of genesis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “genesis”
in Spanish génesis, origen…
in Vietnamese nguồn gốc…
in Malaysian asal usul…
in Thai ต้นกำเนิด…
in Chinese (Simplified) (事物的)形成,发生,起源,创始…
in Indonesian asal mula, kejadian…
in Chinese (Traditional) (事物的)形成,發生,起源,創始…
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