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gu·ru

guru

 
 
pronunciation:
gu ru
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in Hinduism and some forms of Buddhism, a personal religious instructor and spiritual guide.
The young man sought guidance from his guru.
definition 2: in a cult or religious movement, a spiritual guide or leader, sometimes believed to be divine.
They attend daily meditation sessions led by their guru.
definition 3: a recognized or influential expert in some particular field.
Many followed his advice as he was supposed to be a guru of high finance.
definition 4: one who is looked up to as a source of knowledge and inspiration; mentor.
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