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Definition of godsend noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

godsend

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒdsend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːdsend//
 
 
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[singular] godsend (for somebody/something) | godsend (to somebody/something) something good that happens unexpectedly and helps somebody/something when they need help This new benefit has come as a godsend for low-income families. The proposed tax breaks will come as a godsend to low-income families. Word Origin early 19th cent.: from God's send ‘what God has sent’.
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