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English definition of “devil”

devil

noun [C]    /ˈdev·əl/
an evil being, often represented in human form but with a tail and horns the Devil The Devil, in Christianity , Islam , and Judaism , is the most powerful evil spirit . The devil can be used to give emphasis to a question : What the devil are you doing?
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