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Meaning of "god" in Essential English Dictionary

god

noun   /ɡɒd/
God A2 in certain religions, the being that made the universe and controls it
Oh my God! informal B1 used to emphasize how surprised, angry, shocked, etc. you are: Oh my God! The car’s been stolen.
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.
a spirit, especially a male one, that people pray to: the ancient Greek gods and goddesses
(Definition of god from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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