Translation of "atone for sth" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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atone for sth

formal
phrasal verb with atone uk /əˈtəʊn/ us /əˈtoʊn/ verb

to do something that shows that you are sorry for something bad that you did

贖(罪);彌補,補償(過錯)
The country's leader has expressed a wish to atone for his actions in the past. 該國領導人表示願意為其以前的行為向世人謝罪。

(Translation of “atone for sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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