Meaning of “thank God” in the English Dictionary

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"thank God" in British English

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thank God

informal

B1 something you say when you are happy because something bad did not happen:

Thank God nobody was hurt in the accident.
Oh, there's my wallet. Thank God.

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

"thank God" in American English

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thank God

also thank goodness

I am happy that something bad has been avoided or has finished:

Spring is coming at last, thank goodness.

(Definition of “thank God” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)