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Definition of Buddha noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈbʊdə//
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  1. 1(also the Buddha) the person on whose teachings the Buddhist religion is based
  2. 2[countable] a statue or picture of the Buddha
  3. 3[countable] a person who has achieved enlightenment (= spiritual knowledge) in Buddhism
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Buddha