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crucifixion

noun [C/U]  us   /ˌkru·səˈfɪk·ʃən/
the act of killing someone by fixing that person to a cross and leaving him or her to die, or the death of Jesus on a cross
Translations of “crucifixion”
in Chinese (Traditional) 釘死在十字架上…
in Russian распятие на кресте…
in Turkish çarmıha gerilme/germe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钉死在十字架上…
in Polish ukrzyżowanie…
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