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English definition of “purification”

purification

noun [U] (MORALLY GOOD)    /ˌpjʊə.rɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌpjʊr-/
in some religions, the act of removing from a person, usually by a ceremony, the bad effects that they are suffering because they have broken a religious or moral lawSin
(Definition of purification noun (MORALLY GOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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