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English definition of “soul”

soul

noun
 
 
/səʊl/
SPIRIT [C] B2 the part of a person that is not their body, which some people believe continues to exist after they dieSouls, spirits and ghosts
MUSIC [U] (also soul music,
 
 
)
A2 popular music that expresses deep feelings, originally performed by African-AmericansTypes of music
PERSON [C] informal B2 a person: I didn't see a soul when I went out. → See also heart and soulPeople in general
(Definition of soul from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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