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Jesus Christnoun

uk   /ˌdʒiː.zəs ˈkraɪst/  us   /ˌdʒiː.zəs ˈkraɪst/ (also Christ, also Jesus)
the man believed by his religious followers to be the son of God. Christianity is based on his life and teachings.

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Jesus Christexclamation

uk   /ˌdʒiː.zəs ˈkraɪst/  us   /ˌdʒiː.zəs ˈkraɪst/ (also Christ, also Jesus) informal
an expression of surprise, shock, or anger. Some people might consider this use offensive: Jesus, just look what a mess they've made!
(Definition of Jesus Christ from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Jesus (Christ)noun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒi·zəs (ˈkrɑɪst)/ (also Christ)
the Jewish religious teacher believed by those who follow him to be the son of God, whose teachings and life Christianity developed from
(Definition of Jesus (Christ) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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