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Definition of miracle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] an act or event that does not follow the laws of nature and is believed to be caused by God synonym wonder
  2. 2[singular] (informal) a lucky thing that happens that you did not expect or think was possible synonym wonder an economic miracle It's a miracle (that) nobody was killed in the crash. It would take a miracle to make this business profitable. a miracle cure/drug
  3. 3[countable] miracle of something a very good example or product of something synonym wonder The car is a miracle of engineering.
  4. Idioms
    work/perform miracles
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    to achieve very good results Her exercise program has worked miracles for her.
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