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gospelnoun

 us   /ˈɡɑs·pəl/
  • gospel noun (MUSIC)

[U] (also gospel music,  /ˈɡɑs·pəl ˈmju·zik/ ) a style of Christian religious music originally developed and performed by African-Americans: gospel singers
  • gospel noun (BOOK)

[C] any of the four books of the Bible that contain details of the life of Jesus
[C] The gospel (truth) is the complete truth: I don't know what happened to the money, that's the gospel truth.
(Definition of gospel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"gospel" in British English

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gospelnoun

uk   /ˈɡɒs.pəl/  us   /ˈɡɑː.spəl/
  • gospel noun (CHRISTIANITY)

[C] any of the four books of the Bible that contain details of the life of Jesus Christ: St Mark's Gospel/the Gospel according to St Mark
the gospel [S]
the teachings of Jesus Christ: to preach/spread the gospel
(Definition of gospel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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