gospel ( gospels plural )
1 n-count; n-in-names In the New Testament of the Bible, the Gospels are the four books which describe the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
...the parable in St Matthew's Gospel., ...an illustrated and illuminated manuscript of the four gospels.
2 n-sing In the Christian religion, the gospel refers to the message and teachings of Jesus Christ, as explained in the New Testament.
I didn't shirk my duties. I visited the sick and I preached the gospel.
3 n-count You can use gospel to refer to a particular way of thinking that a person or group believes in very strongly and that they try to persuade others to accept.
usu N of n, N according to n-proper
...the gospel according to my mom.
4 n-uncount Gospel or gospel music is a style of religious music that uses strong rhythms and vocal harmony. It is especially popular among black Christians in the southern United States of America.
I had to go to church, so I grew up singing gospel..., The group perform variations on soul and gospel music.
5 n-uncount If you take something asgospel, or asgospel truth, you believe that it is completely true.
usu as N
The results were not to be taken as gospel..., He wouldn't say this if it weren't the gospel truth.
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild
1 certainty, fact, the last word, truth, verity
2 credo, creed, doctrine, message, news, revelation, tidings
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