Definition of “divinity” - English Dictionary

“divinity” in British English

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divinitynoun

uk /dɪˈvɪn.ə.ti/ us /dɪˈvɪn.ə.t̬i/

[ U ] the state of being a god:

How can you be a Christian and dispute the divinity of Jesus?

[ C ] a god or goddess

Divinitynoun [ U ]

uk /dɪˈvɪn.ə.ti/ us /dɪˈvɪn.ə.t̬i/ old-fashioned

the study of religion:

She has a Doctorate in Divinity from York University.

(Definition of “divinity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“divinity” in American English

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divinitynoun [ U ]

us /dɪˈvɪn·ɪ·t̬i/

the state of being a god:

Christians believe in the divinity of Jesus Christ.

Divinity is the study of religion:

She has a Doctorate in Divinity from Georgetown University.

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

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