Grail - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ɡreɪl|
Brit.  |ɡreɪl|

noun

- the object of any prolonged endeavor (syn: grail)
- (legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper (syn: grail, sangraal)

Examples

Finding a cure for cancer is the holy grail of medical researchers.

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