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Definition of guru noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    guru

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɡuru//
     
    , NAmE//ˈɡʊru//
     
     
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  1. 1a Hindu or Sikh religious teacher or leader
  2. 2 (informal) a person who is an expert on a particular subject or who is very good at doing something a management/health/fashion, etc. guru Jean-Paul Sartre was the guru of postwar French philosophy.
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