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English definition of “sacrifice”

sacrifice

noun [C or U] (GIVING UP)    /ˈsæk.rɪ.faɪs/
C1 the act of giving up something that is valuable to you in order to help someone else : We had to make sacrifices in order to pay for our children's education . They cared for their disabled son for 27 years , at great personal sacrifice.Stop having or doing something
(Definition of sacrifice noun (GIVING UP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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