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English definition of “sacrifice”

sacrifice

noun [C/U] (GIVING UP SOMETHING)   /ˈsæk·rəˌfɑɪs/
the act of giving up something for something else considered more important : [C] My parents made many sacrifices to pay for my college education .
(Definition of sacrifice noun (GIVING UP SOMETHING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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