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sake

noun  /seɪk/ us  

sake noun (ADVANTAGE)

[C] an advantage or benefit: For his sake, I hope he has some protection. She tried to look healthy, for her husband’s sake.

sake noun (PURPOSE)

[U] purpose or reason: He is unwilling to oppose it just for the sake of opposing.
Translations of “sake”
in Spanish por, por motivo de, por el bien de…
in French dans l’intérêt de qqn, pour l’amour de…
in German zuliebe, um…willen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帮助…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助…
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