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English definition of “forsake”

forsake

verb [T] (LEAVE)    /fɔːˈseɪk/ US  /fɔːr-/ (forsook, forsaken) literary
to leave someone for ever, especially when they need you: Do not forsake me!DepartingEnding relationships and divorce
(Definition of forsake verb (LEAVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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