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the last rites

noun [plural] uk   us  
a religious ceremony performed by a priest for a person who is dying
Translations of “the last rites”
in Chinese (Traditional) (牧師爲即將辭世者作的)臨終祈禱,臨終聖禮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (牧师为即将辞世者作的)临终祈祷,临终圣礼…
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