Definition of “gospel” - English Dictionary

“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 Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“gospel” in American English

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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)