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English definition of “forsake”

forsake

verb [T]  /fərˈseɪk, fɔr-/ (past tense forsook  /fərˈsʊk, fɔr-/, past participle forsaken  /fərˈseɪ·kən, fɔr-/) fml us  
to leave forever or to give up completely: I thought she might forsake ballet in favor of Irish dancing.
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