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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher; A recognized leader in some field or of some movement.

Usage examples (33)
  • A guru of genomics
  • The usual English translation is devotion, hence the term guru-devotion.
  • I've long had a theory about this state of affairs, which I call the guru effect.
  • A new kind of guru is convincing Democrats that they don't need new ideas after all — a snazzy new sales pitch will revive their fortunes for more
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