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"god" in British English

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godnoun [C]

uk   /ɡɒd/ us   /ɡɑːd/
  • god noun [C] (SPIRIT)

B2 a spirit or being believed to control some part of the universe or life and often worshipped for doing so, or something that represents this spirit or being: the ancient Greek gods and goddesses

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  • god noun [C] (ADMIRED PERSON)

someone who is very important to you, who you admire very much, and who strongly influences you: His most devoted fans think of him as a sort of god.
  • god noun [C] (THEATRE)

the gods [plural] UK informal
the seats in a theatre that are at the highest level and the furthest distance from the stage

Godnoun [S not after the]

uk   /ɡɒd/ us   /ɡɑːd/
A2 (in some religions) the being who made the universe and is believed to have an effect on all things: Do you believe in God?

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

"god" in American English

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godnoun [C]

us   /ɡɑd/ female goddess, /ˈɡɑd·əs/
a spirit or being believed to control some part of the universe or life and often worshiped for doing so, or a representation of this being: the god of war
A god can also be someone who is admired a lot or too much: Dr. Tay is a god to me.

Godnoun [U]

us   /ɡɑd/
(esp. in Christian, Jewish, and Muslim belief) the being that created and rules the universe, the earth, and its people: Do you believe in God?
(Definition of god from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“god” in American English

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