Jesus Christ Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “Jesus Christ” in the English Dictionary

"Jesus Christ" in British English

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Jesus Christnoun

uk   us   /ˌdʒiː.zəsˈkraɪst/ (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   us   /ˌdʒiː.zəsˈkraɪst/ (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)

"Jesus (Christ)" in American English

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Jesus (Christ)noun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒi·zəs (ˈkrɑɪst)/ (also Christ)
the ​Jewishreligiousteacherbelieved by those who ​follow him to be the ​son of ​God, whose ​teachings and ​lifeChristianitydeveloped from
(Definition of Jesus (Christ) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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