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English definition of “gospel”

gospel

noun     /ˈɡɒspəl/
TEACHING [no plural] the teachings of Jesus Christ: to preach the gospel The Bible - people, events and places
BOOK [C] one of the four books in the Bible that tells the life of Jesus ChristThe Bible - people, events and places
the gospel truth something that is completely trueTrue, real, false, and unreal
MUSIC [U] a style of Christian music, originally sung by black AmericansTypes of music
(Definition of gospel noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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