miracle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"miracle" in British English

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miraclenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmɪr.ɪ.kl̩/
B2 an ​unusual and ​mysteriousevent that is ​thought to have been ​caused by a ​god because it does not ​follow the ​usuallaws of ​nature: JesusChrist was said to have ​performed miracles like ​turningwater into ​wine. a very ​luckyevent that is ​surprising and ​unexpected : [+ (that)] Looking at the ​state of his ​car, it's a miracle (that) he wasn't ​killed! I can't ​promise a miracle cure, but I ​think we can ​improve things. an ​excellentachievement in a ​particulararea of ​activity : I ​considered my ​recovery to be a miracle of modernmedicine.
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(Definition of miracle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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miraclenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɪr·ə·kəl/
an ​unusual and ​mysteriousevent that is ​thought to have been caused by ​God A miracle is also any ​surprising and ​unexpectedevent: [+ (that) clause] It’s a miracle (that) he wasn’t ​killed in that ​carcrash.
(Definition of miracle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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