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verb [T] uk   /ˈflædʒ.ə.leɪt/ formal us  
to whip yourself or someone else, especially as a religious act
noun [U] uk   /ˌflædʒ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ us  
Translations of “flagellate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鞭笞(尤作為宗教行為)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鞭笞(尤作为宗教行为)…
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