Acts

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
\ ˈakts How to pronounce Acts (audio) \

Definition of Acts

: a book in the New Testament narrating the beginnings of the Christian church

called also Acts of the Apostles

— see Bible Table

First Known Use of Acts

1539, in the meaning defined above

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Acts

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“Acts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acts. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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