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English definition of “angel”

angel

noun [C]     /ˈeɪn.dʒəl/
B1 a spiritual being in some religions who is believed to be a messenger of God , usually represented as having a human form with wings : According to the Bible , an angel told Mary that she would have God's son , Jesus .Angels someone who is very good, helpful , or kind : Be an angel and help me with this.People having good qualities [as form of address] used when speaking to someone you like very much and know very well: What's the matter , angel? Come along, my angels, time for bed .Affectionate terms of address
(Definition of angel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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