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absolution

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌæb.səˈluː.ʃən/ formal
the act of forgiving someone, especially in the Christian religion, for something bad that they have done or thought: She was granted/given absolution.
Translations of “absolution”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指基督教中的)赦罪,解罪, 寬恕…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指基督教中的)赦罪,解罪, 宽恕…
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