Meaning of “the New Testament” in the English Dictionary

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"the New Testament" in British English

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the New Testamentnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌnjuː ˈtes.tə.mənt/ us /ˌnuː ˈtes.tə.mənt/

the second of the two main parts of the Christian Bible, containing the books written after the birth of Jesus Christ:

the New Testament reading

(Definition of “the New Testament” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"New Testament" in American English

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New Testamentnoun [ U ]

us /ˈnu ˈtes·tə·mənt/

the second of the two main parts of the Christian Bible:

The New Testament describes the life and work of Jesus Christ.

(Definition of “New Testament” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)