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English definition of “sacrament”


noun     /ˈsæk.rə.mənt/
[C] an important religious ceremony in the Christian Church, such as baptism or communionReligious ceremonies and prayers [C usually singular] the holy bread and wine eaten at Holy Communion (= a religious ceremony)Religious ceremonies and prayers sacramental     /ˌsæk.rəˈmen.təl/ US  /-t̬əl/ adjective Religious ceremonies and prayers
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