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sin

noun [C or U] uk   /sɪn/ us  
C2 the offence of breaking, or the breaking of, a religious or moral law: to commit/confess a sin He thinks a lot about sin. [+ to infinitive] informal I think it's a sin (= is morally wrong) to waste food, when so many people in the world are hungry. humorous For my sins (= as if it were a punishment), I'm organizing the office party this year.
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sinless
adjective uk   /-ləs/ us  

sin

uk   /sɪn/ us  
written abbreviation for sine

sin

verb [I] uk   /sɪn/ (-nn-) us  
to break a religious or moral law
Translations of “sin”
in Korean 죄…
in Arabic ذَنْب, مَعْصية, خَطيئة…
in French péché, mal…
in Turkish günah, ahlaka aykırı şey…
in Italian peccato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正弦…
in Russian грех…
in Polish grzech…
in Spanish pecado…
in Portuguese pecado…
in German die Sünde…
in Catalan pecat…
in Japanese 罪, 罪悪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正弦…
(Definition of sin noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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