Definition of act of God in English:

act of God

  • An instance of uncontrollable natural forces in operation: the flooding was surely an act of God
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    • Storms and other natural disasters are just those: natural disasters and not acts of God.
    • Both sides should just batten down the hatches, prepare for a very long 2004 and remember that miracles, or even acts of God, do happen.
    • Natural calamities are always a tragedy and an act of God.
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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody