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Meaning of GURU

Pronunciation:  'gooroo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a Hindu or Sikh religious leader and personal teacher
  2. [n]  a recognized leader in some field or of some movement; "a guru of genomics"

GURU is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 See Also: leader, religious leader



Computing Dictionary

An expert, especially in "unix guru". Implies not only wizard skill but also a history of being a knowledge resource for others. Less often, used (with a qualifier) for other experts on other systems, as in "VMS guru".

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a guru in your dream, suggests that you are trying to be more influential and powerful in the world. You are always in search for knowledge and inspiration.
Thesaurus Terms
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