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sin

noun [C or U] uk   us   /sɪn/
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   us   /-ləs/

sin

uk   us   /sɪn/
written abbreviation for sine

sin

verb [I] uk   us   /sɪn/ (-nn-)
to break a religious or moral law
Translations of “sin”
in Arabic ذَنْب, مَعْصية, خَطيئة…
in Korean 죄…
in Malaysian dosa…
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 Vietnamese tội lỗi…
in Spanish pecado…
in Portuguese pecado…
in Thai บาป…
in German die Sünde…
in Catalan pecat…
in Japanese 罪, 罪悪…
in Indonesian dosa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正弦…
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